TECH TIPS: Ford Territory unlocks itself after 10 minutes of being locked

Athol Park Wreckers are being asked regularly to supply and fit Body Control Modules in Ford Territorys with the symptom being that once the vehicle is locked after about 10 minutes later it will unlock itself.  Fitting a body control module has not rectified the issue in most vehicles and we have found the following issue in Ford territory vehicles.  The door wiring connectors plugged into the b pillar of the vehicle are prone to water ingress and can become corroded, this will in turn cause the vehicle to unlock itself, in most cases removing the connector and cleaning out the terminals will correct the issue.

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yet another reason to trust your Ford Territory to a specialist.