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Driver door lock stuck

It is cold out and my driver door latch wasn't working so i held it shut then hit the lock button. Now the it won't unlock. All four other doors work fine. 2004 subaru outback.

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If you get it open spray the latch with PB blaster. do the same with other doors

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