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On my 97 toyota Rav 4 the doors freeze shut in cold out.

The Doors on this car freezes and the latch will not hold. We have to either hold the door with our hand or run the seat belt through the pull until the compartment gets very warm inside. this also used to happen to my 93 Celica. This is not only inconvenient but dangerous.

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  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    My first winter with this vehicle. Just had a cold wet snow and it got cold tonight. All doors were hard to open. Driver's door impossible. Have an electric heater going inside and wil. try it in an hour. Soon as I can, I'm going to get some silicone spray and do all the rubber around the door.

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If you can pull the inner door panel and access the handle from the backside you can spray it very well with WD-40 on the handle,roll up the window so you dont make a mess out of it! also you can spray the door seal so the door will open without sticking,a good teflon spray works well also.
good luck DB

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