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On a 1981 Ford Fairmont Four door sedan. The back passanger doors will not open from the inside. I did not find any kid safety looks on the car. ThE doors open just fine from the outside.

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Kid safety locks are typically the cause of this. They're in the door jamb, on the door.

Posted on Apr 13, 2015

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SOURCE: the back doors will not open from the outside?

there should be a little lever on door where it meets latch

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If power windows and the same window does not open the child safety switch is a very good possible reason.

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