Question about Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My 2000 ford ranger pickup door latches are broken how do I open the doors. Do I have to break a window to get in?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Master:

    An expert who has achieved Level 3.

  • Cars & Trucks Master
  • 450 Answers

Usually you can pry the window a little bit or pry the top corner of the door out a little.. you need a metal rod.. preferably 1/4" diameter. long enough to reach across cab to catch oposit door handle and open the door. If the truck has electric door locks. you can sometime just reach down with your rod or even a coat hanger and push the unlock button.. another is a "slimjim"tool i'm not sure if it will work on a 2000 model.. what ever you do try not to break anything or tear the seal of the door. I have done this many times for people that have left their keys in car.

Posted on May 12, 2014

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
tjspear
  • 66 Answers

SOURCE: Broken latch cable on 2000 Tundra, will not open

remove the door panel, i believe the handle uses a cable on the link... simple fix

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

  • 104 Answers

SOURCE: how to install replacement door handles for 98 ford ranger pickup

remove interior door panel(need special tool to pop plastic clips holding panel to door)with panel off remove plastic film,with window up you should be able to see two 10m nuts-bolts to remove-also have to pop lever off that goes down to door latch

Posted on Sep 19, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: The interior door handle on the driver's side of

remove the screws that fasten the interior door panel to the door.  Visually inspect the handle assembly. there will be two cables that connect the handle and lock button to the door lock assembly.  I would bet that the L-shaped end of the interior door handle cable broke.  The replacement is self explanatory for the handle. Google the door lock assembly which isn't as visable.  Bob

Posted on Mar 07, 2010

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: 2004 ford freestar rear hatch latch broken

have you fixed yours yet? mine started doing this last year

Posted on Mar 18, 2010

smartr10U
  • 1305 Answers

SOURCE: 2000 Ford expedition. Rear door latch will not release when unloc

The good ol' Ford door lock mechanisms get tired after a while and need replacing.
This is a pretty common occurence as the Fords get older. Best to open the panels and replace before you can't get it open at all.

Posted on Jun 05, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Ford ranger passenger door lock wont lock


I think you got it just right. If the drivers door lock works, then it is almost certainly the actauator as they are both on same circuit.

Mar 21, 2014 | 2000 Ford Ranger SuperCab

1 Answer

2003 Ford Ranger door latch


Pull the arm from the handle

Jul 14, 2012 | Ford Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Dooropen light keeps comeing on my 2000 ford pickup


Open the door and spray a liberal amount of WD-40 on the lock mechanism and open and close the door several times repeating this. That should clear up the problem.

Mar 05, 2011 | 2000 Ford Ranger SuperCab

5 Answers

Door ajar light stays on and interior dome light stays on my 2000 Ford ranger


spray the door latches with a good penatrateing oil slam the doors sevral times thier is a switch in the latch that sticks

Dec 21, 2009 | 2000 Ford Ranger SuperCab

1 Answer

How to install replacement door handles for 98 ford ranger pickup


remove interior door panel(need special tool to pop plastic clips holding panel to door)with panel off remove plastic film,with window up you should be able to see two 10m nuts-bolts to remove-also have to pop lever off that goes down to door latch

Sep 19, 2009 | 1998 Ford Ranger SuperCab

1 Answer

How do you open the door on a 2001 Ford Ranger if the exterior door handles have broken? The doors are unlocked. We do not want to break the car window to get inside to open the door.


You can go to a parts store and buy a slim jim. It's a flat metal bar that slides between the glass and the rubber on the door. Get a flashlight and use the tool to hook the linkege that the handle connects to inside the door. You will be able to open it like that. If you don't think you can handle it call a tow company and tell them you need a lock-out. They can get it opened for you for about $50 bucks.

Jul 28, 2009 | 2001 Ford Ranger Regular Cab

2 Answers

Rear tail gate will not open


how to i open a stuck lift garte on a ford winstar 2000 lock broken too

Jun 14, 2009 | 2001 Ford Escape

1 Answer

Have 2006 ford ranger extend cab and the driver side power mirror


you need to take of the door panel to take mirror off. See your local ford dealer for a break down or you can google it.

Nov 28, 2008 | 2000 Ford Ranger SuperCab

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

40 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cars & Trucks Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

79865 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22326 Answers

john h

Level 3 Expert

14512 Answers

Are you a Car and Truck Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...