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Door won't latch

The driver's side door won't latch, meaning I can't close it or lock the vehicle when not in use. It appears that all three bolts holding the latch are just gone. How do I replace them?

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Goto your local gm dealer and you can pick up the bolts. They usually have them in stock. You'll need a torx drive bit to tighten them. For temporary purposes, you can take 1 off of the other doors (asuming it's a 4 door), otherwise take 2 off of the passenger side. You can use a screw driver to in the latch part to hold it in place while you start the bolts. You may have to hold the handle up and manually release the latch when you are done so it'll close.

Posted on Dec 04, 2012

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Go to the other side take one of the bolts out and get more the same size.

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If the side door does not work the central unit may be defective or the motor in the doors are not working you need to get it serviced







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SOURCE: 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix Door Latch

i havnt come across any easy fixes for this but to replace the linkage in the door....sry to tell ya that.....

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I am not familiar with this particular car, however MANY times I have opened a hood by having one person hold the lever up (or out), while another presses down or hits with a closed fist, the hood near where it latches. After you get it open, thoroughly clean and lubricate the latch mechanism. I hope this helps you get in.

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Pull the inside panel of the door for acess. Disengauge the lock and handle rod and remove screws form door latch to remove.Reverse for replacement. Hope this helps.

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SOURCE: The drivers door latch will not latch. The door

Try giving the latch mechanism a spray of WD40

Posted on Jan 04, 2011

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