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Front doors will not open from outside.

We just had a cold night after a couple of days of rain, now the front doors will not open from the outside, The rear doors open fine, and you cna open the front doors from the inside..

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  • ckoliver Dec 01, 2008

    Thanks for the response, just took the door cover off and found out that the door latch broke at the connector rod, now I have to replace both front door handles, NICE design Madza - CHEAP CHEAP

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    i have a 2001 tribute and the o/d light is blinking. the car also seems to have a loss of power in acceleration.

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Take a pitcher of hot wtaer out to one of the doors and pour the hot water starting at the top of the door and you should be able to open the door , now if the key lock is frozen use a lighter and heat the key up first then put the key in the lock and turn the key to unlock the door

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