Replaces

1997-2002 Ford Expedition Door Lock Actuator Front Driver or Passenger Side

This part replaces:

  • OE # 2L1Z78218A43BA
  • DORMAN 746-157
  • STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS DLA-277

  • New

This is a power door lock actuator that mounts inside the door. It is designed to REPLACE a broken or missing power door lock actuator.

Specifications

  • Fits LH (Driver) or RH (Passenger) Side Front or Rear Door as listed per application:
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 1L1Z 78218A42 AA, 1L1Z78218A42AA, 2L1Z 78218A43 BA, 2L1Z78218A43BA, 2W1Z 54218A42 A, 2W1Z54218A42A, F65Z 15218A42 AA, F65Z15218A42AA, F75Z 78218A42 AA, F75Z 78218A42AA, F75Z 78218A43 AA, F75Z78218A43AA, F85Z 15218A42 B, F85Z 78218A42 AA, F85Z 78218A43 AA, F85Z15218A42B, F85Z78218A42AA, F85Z78218A43AA, F8DZ 5426594 A, F8DZ 5426594 AA, F8DZ5426594A, F8DZ5426594AA, F8VZ 54218A42 AA, F8VZ54218A42AA
  • Electric operation
  • Correct electrical connection
  • Various size extension rods to allow best fit
  • Direct bolt on
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Designed to correct earlier failure problems of the original Ford units

This power door lock actuator is a great replacement and has good cost savings over a dealer power door lock actuator.

Note: This electrical part is tested before it leaves our manufacturer, and is not returnable. It is eligible for exchange only.

Lifetime Warranty

Effective June 23, 2014: This item is backed by a manufacturer's Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. Removing the Door Panel
    • Unscrew and remove the door lock knob by hand
    • Remove the Phillips head screws from the door pull
    • Remove the door pull
    • Remove the Phillips head screws underneath the door pull
    • Remove the screws at the bottom of the door panel
    • Undo the bottom door panel clips by hand
    • Undo the top door panel clip
    • Undo the side door panel clips
    • Pull out the power window switch
    • Release the power window switch wiring harnesses
    • Pull the panel away from the door
    • Release the remaining wiring harnesses
    • Pull off the door panel
  2. Removing the Door Lock Actuator
    • Use a hammer and punch to punch out the door lock actuator rivet
    • If necessary, drill the rivet or shear it off with a chisel to remove it
    • Unhook the actuator rod
    • Pull out the actuator
    • Undo the door lock actuator wiring harness
  3. Preparing the New Door Lock Actuator
    • Pry the bracket off the old actuator with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Clip the bracket on to the new actuator
    • Punch the rivet out of the bracket with the hammer and punch
  4. Installing the New Door Lock Actuator
    • Attach the correct actuator arm for your model to the actuator
    • Make sure that the new and old actuators have the same reach contracted and extended
    • Thread an M6 bolt through the bracket
    • Hook the actuator arm into place
    • Thread the bracket bolt through the door panel
    • Attach the nut
    • While holding the bracket in place tighten the nut with a 10mm socket
    • Reconnect the actuator wiring harness
    • Reconnect the power window switch wiring harness
    • Test that the door lock actuator works
    • Disconnect the power window switch wiring harness
  5. Reattaching the Door Panel
    • Reconnect the wiring harnesses
    • Push the door panel into place
    • Insert all the door panel screws
    • Reconnect the door pull
    • Reattach the door lock knob
    • Reconnect the power window switch wiring harness
    • Insert the power window switch
    • For more detailed instructions, please see the Lincoln Town Car door panel replacement video

How-to Video:

(11:49 min)

Tools List:

    Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Chisel
  • Hammer
  • Punch

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 10mm Wrench



This part replaces:

  • OE # 2L1Z78218A43BA
  • DORMAN 746-157
  • STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS DLA-277

Vehicle Fit

  • 1997-2002 Ford Expedition Door Lock Actuator Front Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1997-1998 Ford F150 Truck Door Lock Actuator Front Passenger Side
  • 1997-1998 Ford F150 Truck Door Lock Actuator for Super Cab Models Front Passenger Side
  • 1997-1998 Ford F150 Truck Door Lock Actuator for Super Cab Models Rear Passenger Side
  • 2000-2003 Ford F150 Truck Door Lock Actuator for Super Crew Cab Models Front Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1997-1998 Ford F250 Light Duty Truck Door Lock Actuator for Super Cab Models Front Passenger Side
  • 1997-1998 Ford F250 Light Duty Truck Door Lock Actuator Rear Passenger Side
  • 1996-1998 Ford Taurus Door Lock Actuator Rear Passenger Side
  • 1996-1998 Ford Taurus Door Lock Actuator Rear Driver Side
  • 2002 Lincoln Blackwood Door Lock Actuator Front Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1998-2002 Lincoln Navigator Door Lock Actuator Front Driver or Passenger Side
  • 1998-2002 Lincoln Town Car Door Lock Actuator Front Driver Side
  • 1998-2002 Lincoln Town Car Door Lock Actuator Front Passenger Side
  • 2003 Lincoln Town Car Door Lock Actuator Front Driver Side (to 12/2/02 production date)
  • 2003 Lincoln Town Car Door Lock Actuator Front Passenger Side (to 12/2/02 production date)
  • 1996-1998 Mercury Sable Door Lock Actuator Rear Passenger Side
  • 1996-1998 Mercury Sable Door Lock Actuator Rear Driver Side
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