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Key locks the door but does not open the door .it is an automatic fiesta 1996 1.4 .I have taken the panel off but there is a plate covering the lock

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Sounds like the key you have is actually a valet key. The only way to fix the problem is to go to your local dealer and let them make you a key for that particular car. (by VIN#)

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How to take off door panel of a 1996 GMC Yukon


  1. Remove the window handle by depressing the door panel and removing the retaining clip.
  2. Remove the door lock knob.
  3. Remove the armrest.
  4. Snap off the trim covers and remove the screws retaining the assist strap, if so equipped.
  5. Remove the 4 screws securing the lower edge of trim panel.
  6. Remove the screw at the door handle cover plate and the screw located under the arm rest pad.
  7. Remove the trim panel by carefully prying out at the trim retainers located around the perimeter of the panel.

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Cannot open drivers door of my 1996 honda crv automatic using key or from inside. having to climb over from passenger side to drive and get out again.


Sue we arn't talking keyless entrey here .
Then if the key works in the other locks it must be good not worn out .
Witch leaves the lock cylinder on the drivers door or the mechinizam that moves the rods inside of the door to lock and unlock it .
Dose the key feel like it fits ok and the lock turn normally .If so that leaves the mechinizam inside the door .
Its not the end of the world likely something popped off or a little plastic clip broke that holds the rod in place .
The door needs to be taken apart from the inside witch means it needs to be open to repair .Its like a caught 22 can't fix it unless its open but can't open it .
There are ways slim jim or the old coat hanger way if you can roll the window down think about it do a little reserach it can be opened with out distroying the door

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Ford fiesta ajar light stays on and central lock not working


The central locking will not work when a door is open. find the door which is ajar and fix the door switch. Could be a stuck switch (either open or shut) May just need a whack with a soft faced hammer on the door frame. Don't hit it too hard you could dent the panels.

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Does any one know why the drivers door won't lock


The power door lock solenoid/mechanism may be bad. A bad solenoid would not keep the door from being locked with the key.

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Doors do not centrally lock with fob or key (they close but open straight away). Onlu option is lock drivers side with key and then lock the other 3 doors manuually. Ford Fiesta Mark 6 in the UK


hi
you need to try a couple of diffrent things with this problem


1- get in drivers seat close doors and lock by hand
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2- then put key in ignition and turn key till dash lights come on (do not start)

3- while key in ignition unlock doors with fob ,

4 - then lock again with fob while key in ignition.

5- then remove key exit car try locking doors from out side this should reset all your door locks

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How do you unlock the car door of 1996 jaguar xj6 if the battery is dead? tried opening with the key manually; lock does not pop all the way up; only partially; therefore it remains locked


Please consider the following...
15 year old car.
Normally uses remote unlock (key remains unused).

Possible solution, open keyhole cover by particially inserting key. Place WD-40 or other silicone spray lube in the key hole (lots). Operate the key several times... eventually, it will clean the unused parts and open the door.

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from memory there was no switch you had a green key that woild only fit the ign and drivers door the black key fitted all doors glove locker and trunk

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Automatic Door Locks when you start driving


Yes, there is a way to reprogram your car to lock the doors when the gear selector is put into Drive.
Follow this site for a complete step by step re-program of the door locks:
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It is the door lock actuator and its real easy their are a few cover plates on trim remove and take out the srews then take off the interior mirror cover / then take the door panel lift upwards and out the after you get the trim panel off the latch has three bolts on outer take those out and disconnect rods be careful they dont break and just reverse it to put it back together

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