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Driver's door won't unlock with key or remote, but does w/handle

From the remote, the inside unlock button, or the key, the lock knob starts to rise, but then drops back down to locked position. All other doors unlock as expected from remote or unlock button on interior front doors. The drivers door does unlock from the interior handle, but you can hear a friction sound.

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the door handel of my ford explorer broke and i can get in form out side, and also the truck bed is slightly bent upward it does not look like it was recked just looks like when they put the bed of the truck on it didnt clear the screws all the way so it is push upward.

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