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Drivers door latch is not working correctly

Seems entire door has been dropping when it is open then I couldnt get it to shut, now it won't open at all,

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  • Blanche E. Ward Nov 09, 2012

    I was afraid of that, I found out that it is actually the latch on the door, loosened and is out of alignment, I need a star wrentch.

  • Blanche E. Ward Nov 13, 2012

    So got it fixed, with a star wrench and a screwdriver and a man that really knows how to fix a problem!

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Door pin bushings are wore out,they are usually brass and ware out over time.

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It may be as simple as reprogramming your system. There is a way to re-synch your keys to the system. Use the instructions at:
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That vehicle had a lot of problems with the PCM "Power Control Module" and that may be your problem.

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SOURCE: 2003 Monte Carlo SS, FOBS

If the passkey is messed up, there will be a light on the dash that says security, or have a picture of a car with a lock thru it. If there is no light when the key is turned forward, then its NOT a passkey problem.



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