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I have a 1998 ford fiesta 1.25 zetec s and the drivers door handle will not open.The door the door unlocks when the key is turned and can be opened from the inside could anybody please help me and tell me what is wrong and how i could fix this problem Thankyou

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  • morley990 Apr 19, 2009

    hi there bunnydawg i have had the door card off already and the car has electric windoes and the back part of the handle is behind a metal box that the window runner is welded to do i need to take out the window in order to access it

    Thankyou

  • morley990 Apr 19, 2009

    absolutely spot on thankyou very much it turned out to be the door handle that was broken so i had to remove my window but got it sorted in the end

    thankyou very much

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You have to take the door trim off from the inside... there is an small metal rod that attaches to the door handle with a small clip... it has come off.

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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    Roberta Smith Apr 19, 2009

    look for a metal rod hanging down not attached to anything

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