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?Electric or manual locks.? A Chiltons/Haynes repair manual for your make, model and year will explain, step by step, with pictures and diagrams how to get the door open so you can make a permanent fix.
Posted on Nov 14, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
It sounds like the connecting rod popped out of its plastic connector. Pull the door panel off and check both ends of the rod. It must be unhooked at one end or the other.
Posted on Feb 29, 2012
More than likely the connecting rod that goes from the door lock actuator to the locking mechanism itself came unattached. These rods are usually held in place by a small piece of plastic that the rods "pop" in and out. The only other thing i can imagine possible is that the door lock itself is actually seized up. In order to attempt to fix this, you would have to remove the door side panel to see the inner workings of the door, and this is quite difficult on most side sliding doors (i have a 2000 pontiac montana w/dual sliding doors). Hope this can help you solve your problem.
Posted on Oct 24, 2011
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