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Good Morning, i have a 05 Cadillac STS and I can't open my drivers side door via the handle, I have to use my key to open it.

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  • JC Cadillac Feb 17, 2009

    I am experiencing the same problem and am wondering if you were able to get the issue resolved?

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Sorry more complicated than that good thing is that it can be done had same prob and fixed by myself
it is due to a two prong sensor behind the handle that corrods over u need to order a new handle assembly about $70 on gm parts direct good site for parts u need to remove the doorpannel and then the handle from the outsided once you remove the pannle there will be a screw on side of door fto loosen handle then remove and replace follow steps to restore everything to its original...hope this helps

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Possibly a simple Plastic Handle rod Holder

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