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Door want close

I have a 1996 VW Jetta and the driver door wont shut close at all, I need help to fix this problem.

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  • sjdav Jun 28, 2009

    Maybe I should have said the door want lock, is their any way you can assist me.

  • sjdav Jun 29, 2009

    no it doesn't lock at all, I tried with the key and with out the key...it just wont lock.... I have to actually tie the door with a cable wire and hook it to the emergency brake....lol it not funny but I'm being serious.

  • sjdav Jun 29, 2009

    no it doesn't lock at all, I tried with the key and with out the key...it just wont lock.... I have to actually tie the door with a cable wire and hook it to the emergency brake....lol it not funny but I'm being serious.

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Dissasemble the door, remove the door lock mechanism, soak it to some WD-40, leave it for 1 hour, then spray some active oil on it and put everything back to one piece.

Best of luck

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

  • Gintautas Maldzius
    Gintautas Maldzius Jun 28, 2009

    So it won't lock with the key, from inside or both?

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