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99 Cavalier driver door wont close when cold

I woke up this morning and when i opened the door to turn the car on the driver door would not close(latch). i tried moving the latch around and even closing the door while i held the handle up then let go but it still did not latch. can anyone help me with this????

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  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2008

    It rauned a froze on the car last night. Had a hard time opening the door,and when I had started the car I tried to close the door but it would not close. The latch was stuck in the closed position.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    the door latch is froze it will not move so the door will not close

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    latch won't close

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In my case the latch mechanism was frozen. The best bet for that is to allow it to be heated; hair dryer or something then put WD40 or something on it until i get a new one

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