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doors do not alter in their openings unless the following has occurred
accident that alters the door opening shape or alters the door hinge position
badly worn hinges
people hanging off open doors or lastly
the sill panels ( rocker panels ) under the door that are part of the door opening and body strength have rusted away under the car allowing the door opening to alter and affect the doors closing properly
Look at the latch, if it sprung closed when the door was open then the latch hits the bolt when it closes. If the latch is closed you can take a rod like object and press the latch back into place while someone pulls the door handle.
Have a panel beater check the door hinge area for bends in the body frame as the area was damaged from when the door was blown past the normal opening point. The seals will now not be touching the body all the way round.
Door latch on door itself is in closed position if it will not close at all. In this case, open door and pull outside handle hard to pop open door latch. If you have door opening at random, door latch needs replacing or door catch on body is loose.
i would spray a lubercet on the in side were is catches and take veg oil to all the doors rubbers that will provet any sticking and last longer than w-d40 and grease the bottom where the track is of the side door alot of dirt gets built up in there and will not allow the door to open and close properly.
It sounds like the classic "someome brushed up against the lock on the door and changed the position to the locked position" ordeal. Try changing the position of the lock in the door. You should be able to look at the lock before you change it and see that it is in the wrong position and can not mate with the receiver (or nader pin). It is classic tha the door won't close when this is the case.
I have seen some times the latch assemblys get rusty or dirty and the inside or outside door handles are pulled and the latch assembly siezes in the open position not allowing the door to latch closed..but this may not be the case .. check to see also if the child lock switch position is not stuck in the halfway position, also check if the latch has not flipped to the close position before the door was closed thus jamming the striker latch..this can be fixed by pulling the catch out while opening the door handle..hope this helps good luck...