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If you live in a state where salt is used on the roads in the winter, the mechanism is likely rusted. You might be able to free it by spraying WD-40 or Liquid Wrench (or similar chemical) on it. You may have to wait hours or days, and re-apply several times, for the solvent to dissolve the rust and free it. If this doesn't work, you will have to remove the mechanism and replace it. There may be repair kits available for these from auto parts dealers or online. Otherwise, you will probably have to get replacement parts from the dealer.

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