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Old 11-28-2013, 03:23 PM   #1
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Drivers door stuck

So I drove my car one last time to fill her up with gas and pulled in the driveway and couldn't open the door. Had to climb out the passenger door but I just couldn't get it to open. Anyone got any advice?
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Old 11-28-2013, 03:25 PM   #2
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is it locked? maybe it didnt unlock like it should have. lock,unlock,try to open it again.
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Old 11-28-2013, 03:28 PM   #3
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is it locked? maybe it didnt unlock like it should have. lock,unlock,try to open it again.
I can't do anything with the lock. Ice tried pulling the lock knob up and push it down but it almost feels like the cable must have broke off
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Old 11-28-2013, 09:15 PM   #4
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that...that sucks. idk how you get that thing open without a prybar...
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Have you pulled the door panel off? One of. The rods may have come loose. Or the spring in the latch mechanism may have broken.
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What happens when you pull the door handle?
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What happens when you pull the door handle?
Absolutely nothing. Haha

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Have you pulled the door panel off? One of. The rods may have come loose. Or the spring in the latch mechanism may have broken.
Not yet, now that we're covered in snow here in alaska I figured I have until the snow melts in May to fix it
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Absolutely nothing. Haha ---------- Post added at 06:57 PM ---------- Previous post was at 06:56 PM ---------- Not yet, now that we're covered in snow here in alaska I figured I have until the snow melts in May to fix it
Ha what about putting the key in the lock?
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Ha what about putting the key in the lock?
Nothing either. It's as if it's not latching on to anything
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Nothing either. It's as if it's not latching on to anything
Well thats weird hmmm i have no idea what to tell you wish i could help more
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Old 11-29-2013, 11:22 PM   #11
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The rods attach with clips. The most likely scenario is a rod has come loose. But even then you should be able to get something to function. You will need to take the panel off as previously suggested.
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If you take off the small window rubber at the top of the door when it's open, with a flashlight you can see if the rod is connected to the handle button.
I think it's the latch mounted on the door that engages on the latch post mounted to the body where the door shuts. There is a spring inside that little box. You should be able to release it with the door panel removed.
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Stuck lock? I would try graphite before any disassembly. It somehow works like a charm.
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I would take the door panel off and look up in there. It will be tight doing it with the door closed but this way you can get a good look without doing damage. I had to replace the door locks on my 65. Mine wouldn't lock. It's pretty inexpensive and easy to do.
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