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1996 Nissan Maxima Door will not unlock

The drivers door on my 1996 Nissan Maxima will not open not matter what I attempt. The electric door locks work on all of the other doors but not the drivers. Are there any solutions to this problem?

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Take your car in to a dealership. They will remove the door panel, replace the lock, and put everything back together the way it was before. They will also check to be sure this fixed it.

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