Question about Audi A3
Look for the child safety locking device on the inside --usually a small lever near the lock striker
Posted on Dec 23, 2016
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 2000 GMC Sierra left rear door
You may have 2 issues going on at the same time.
1. The child lock safety latch is up, preventing you from opening the door from the inside.
2. The inside clip to the rod that opens the door from the out side could of come off from closing the door to hard. Or the lock itself is getting stuck.
Roll the window all the way down, and look through the window crack with a flash light and see if any of the rods are just hanging and not connected.
If there are you can try using a slim jim with the cut out part facing up and try to catch the latch and pull up this could open the door.
Or you can try to take off the door panel from the inside, however this is very difficult and should be done by a professional becuse you don't want to break any thing or cause more dammage.
Once the door panel is off you can then pull the inside door release rod and open the door.
One more thing you can try: Pull the inside handle and the out side handle at the same time while having some on pull or push on the door, it just might be stuck and need a little force to open!
Posted on Sep 23, 2008
SOURCE: Iv got a Audi A3
as for the alarm sounding and the boot open info it is probably a faulty boot contact, so the alarm thinks the boot is open therefore the circuit is open on the alarm , the car is thinking it has been broken into. it will also come up on the driver info that your boot is open too.
Posted on Feb 10, 2009
drivers door lock needs replacing,if you have the central electronics checked it will give you a code,and i will possibley be that door,the microswitches play up in them quite a common fault
Posted on Feb 14, 2009
if hinges are in good order, then ,with the door ajar "adjust" by grabbing hold of the bottom of the door edge and lifting upwards a little at a time to get correct fit,a common problem with heavy doors nowadays....
Posted on Mar 18, 2010
check the door handle in side door panel there is a rod that goes into the door handle that might have fallen out of it or more likely broken the door handles at a junk yard are about 5 dollars if you take off make sure it function that none of the teeth of the handle are broken and and make sure you have the right or left door handle it will be marked on inside of interior door handle . this handle slides forward towards the front of vehicle for removal then turn to remove rod from handle.
Posted on Mar 28, 2010
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