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My right front door dosnt lock

I locked my car with my alarm but later went outside to check it but it wasnt locked,help please all other doors lock

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  • msjulieanna Jan 17, 2009

    yes but it still wont lock

  • msjulieanna Jan 17, 2009

    the lock goes down but when you pull the door it opens up

  • s60six May 11, 2010

    if you try to lock it manually is it very stiff?

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Do you live in a cold environment? If so you may have some moisture in the locking mechanism causing it to become stiff. Even if you don't live in a cold area your locking mechanism may need to be lubricated. One other possibility is failure of the mechanism it self. You can find instructions to remove the inner door pannel here
Once you have the door pannel off you can inspect and lubricate the mechanism and hopefully find the issue and resolve it.
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  • s60six Jan 17, 2009

    I'm still leaning toward the fact that something has failed inside the door and you need to remove the door panel and inspect the mechanism.

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