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Both driver-side door latches stick when opening requiring a little extra tug to open the door. Had them lubed, but no help.

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Be sure it's not something that was sprayed or spilled onto your rubber noise/weather seals that line the interior of the door. Sometimes detail shops use things other than Armor All and it causes a sticky seal. Listen for a noise, if not, maybe your latch needs adjusted (the part on the door jamb, not the latch on the door). This could cause you to break a door handle in the winter.

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