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Driver side door will not open fron either the inside or outside

Without being able to get door out I can't seem to be able to remove inter door panel to determine what needs to be repaired. Is there any way to get the door open?

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If the weather is cold outside, the handles sometimes freeze and the lock mechanism does not work. Heath up the handle with a hair dryer for a few minutes. This only works when it is cold. There was a bulletin about this on the early models. I have a 2002 and it does this regularly as the previous owner did not get the updated handles installed when the recall was available.

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