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Sliding door what does the latch mechanism look like? sounds silly but nothing I can see on the door edge looks as though it moves

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  • Anonymous Aug 03, 2008

    the lock is stuck in the unlock position and will not lock when operating remote or lock lever.

  • psresler Aug 10, 2008

    I have the same problem on my 01 grand caravan. Driver's side sliding door will not lock. It does close all the way though and is not an automatic sliding door. Any suggestions on how to fix this?

  • Sibyllerae Dec 10, 2008

    Any similar recall for a 1994 chrysler town and country? My drivers side did it first and now the sliding door is doing it. The latch will get stuck in "open" and I will have to move the latch half closed to get the door to stay shut and then it gets stuck in the "closed" position. Please help!!!!

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Saw this in an article:
2001 CHRYSLER TOWN AND COUNTRY - Campaign #01I003000 Summary: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Defect:
THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 2001 PLYMOUTH VOYAGER, CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY, AND DODGE CARAVAN/GRAND CARAVAN MINI VANS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH THE REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY OPTION. THE SLIDING DOOR LATCHES ON THESE VEHICLES COULD RELEASE DURING CERTAIN SEVERE ACCIDENT CONDITIONS THAT INVOLVE THE SLIDING DOOR.
Consequence:
THIS COULD ALLOW THE SLIDING DOOR TO PARTIALLY OPEN.
Corrective action:
DEALER WILL REPLACE BOTH SLIDING DOOR KEY CYLINDER-TO-BELL CRANK LINKS ON THE SLIDING DOORS FREE OF CHARGE (PARTS AND LABOR). DAIMLER-CHRYSLER HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE SLIDING DOOR KEY CYLINDER-TO-BELL CRANK LINKS. OWNERS CAN CONTACT DAIMLER-CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403, CONCERNING THIS PROGRAM.
Try calling that number and see if they'll do a replacement for ya..
1-800-853-1403

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