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Door handel won't open door. How do i get handel off to fix it?

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  • mftenor Nov 24, 2008

    I just bought a 2003 Deville. Been running fine for almost a week. when I dropped it off to my mechanic to get the car inspected, the door on the driver's side won't open. All other doors do. what do I do? My mechanic suggested taking it to a body shop or dealership.

  • scott285 Dec 03, 2008

    My 1994 STS drivers door handle will not open from the inside or the out

  • cschu2u Dec 05, 2008

    what is the simplist way to remove the door panel? Each car seems to be different and I just don't want to ruin anything in the process. I have a 1997 cadillac sts 4 door and it is the drivers door handle on the inside that has quit working.

  • cqsr63 Jan 13, 2009

    The Haynes Manual costs about $15...at Autozone. It's worth it to purchase this book. There are many repairs that can be fixed by the owner..just with the ability to follow simple instructions. The manual is pretty detailed and has great diagrams for most fixes. The inside door handle is probably broken where it pivots.....the driver window button is probably bad on the window switch if your driver window won't work properly and all others do from that control...just imagine how many times you open and close the driver window compared to all other windows.....my 1997 STS was also using a lot of coolant and I finally saw thatere was a leak in the radiator.....(www.rockauto.com about $200 or so) They also have the window switch...but not the inside door handle.....try local salvage yards....or insurance companies with totalled vehicles for parts....Hope this helps some....



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    will air bag be a problem in door need to fix outside handel

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Typically in order to remove the actual handle from the door, you must first remove the door panel. When removing the panel, at first do not disconnect your window switches, as you will need to roll up the window in order to accsess the door latch. Once the window is up and all of the door panel compnents are removed, you will likely see a plastic cover of some sort that seperates the door panel from the metal part of the door. You will also need to remove this. Afterwards there should be room enough to look inside the door and see the door latch from the inside. There should be a couple of screws/ bolts holding the assembly together. There will be a series of rods that connect to the latch. The mechanism the opens the door from the outside connects to these rods with a plastic clip. You will likely need to replace that clip to solve the problem. This is a fairly easy task, however, due to the confined space, it will be time consuming.

Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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SOURCE: DRIVERS SIDE DOOR WILL NOT OPEN WITH OUTSIDE DOOR HANDEL?

Broken linkage connecter at handle or latch, you have to remove the door panel for access. It is possible the actaul handle is broken where the linkage attaches.

Posted on Dec 26, 2008

SOURCE: door won't open with handel.

which door is is ,. becuase it could be the child safety lock

Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Ford Fiesta 02 my car door wont open

The push rod from the outer handle to the lock/latch came off the door handle. You need to pop off the door panel (get a panel tool set at the auto parts store) and you'll be able to see into lock area and you'll see a rod with a "L" doing nothing. Put it back in the hole on the lock/latch and snap the keeper back on(it's probably in the bottom of the door)if no keeper, you can get one at a good auto parts store.

Posted on Jun 02, 2010

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SOURCE: BROKEN REAR DOOR HANDEL AN WINDOW WONT GO DOWN!

using small hook tools and tack pullers shaped like mini wonder bars, you can remove the door panel. once removed, you can fish around on the bottom middle of the door and pull the cable to unlatch the door.

Posted on Oct 19, 2010

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the outer handle is connected to the lock with a steel rod. If the outer handle has broken or the clip that holds the rod onto that handle has broken, then thats what you need to replace. You will need to remove the inside door trim to access the locks and rods. Remove the door trim as best you can if you are unable to open the door at all and reach into the door to access the inner door lock rod. Pulling or pushing the rod should allow you to open the door and remove the trim completely.
If there is no obvious damage to the outer door lock, check where the outer door handle rod connects to the lock itself as the clips holding the rods in place can fail. If the clips have failed, replace them with new clips from the vehicle manufacturer..

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