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On a colt the drivers side door handle cable comes out of the door guide and wont open the door from the inside

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  • starkd Aug 25, 2010

    The cable is connected to the handle and runs through a guide down to the release catch in the door. I have taken the inside trim off once it is held in by a single screw and reset the cable but it keeps jumping out of the guide

  • starkd Aug 25, 2010

    not in the short term I have also just had to re set the cable back in place but the part may be broken so we will go to the dealer and see about getting it replaced



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Just to confim, the cable ???? i don trmember a cble being used to open a front door...the handle raises, and as long as it is NOT locked depresses an arm that connects to the door lock mechanism......i dont understand by your question, what cable you are referring to.......

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  • Luke Bradford
    Luke Bradford Aug 25, 2010

    oh, what year model is it an older one or one of the newer ones that have come out in the last year ??

  • starkd Aug 25, 2010

    its an older model 3 or 4 years I think

  • Luke Bradford
    Luke Bradford Aug 25, 2010

    I would suggest in this instance to contact your local mitubishi spare parts and ask if this part (the guide) has been replaced by a amended part...sometimes manufacturers do this if the problem is a constant one that is occuring alot, or if it a safety issue...the fact that the door cannot be opened leads me to say push for this with them.......i would not like to suggest anything apart from manufacturers specifications on a car that is less than 5 years old.....

    I hope this helps...!!!



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