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Front driver door won't open from the inside only

Front driver door won't open from the inside, only from the outside. The door locks & unlocks manually or electronically w/the remote or switch.

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The linkage is probably broken or snapped out of place from inside the door panel.
You'll feel that the handle is much easier to move than the other doors.

If you are confident and able, take the door apart removing the screws and snap pieces and look for the missing linkage. It's usually a snap piece that holds a rod in place on the back of the handle. They break all the time, or dry rot, or jarr out of place. They're easily available at your local auto parts place or even dealership for just a few bucks!

Good luck!

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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You may want to open up the panels of the door to see if the hinge or the metal part that connects the latch to the lock of the door has come of. You may need some pliers to get it back together or some strong adhesive.

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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