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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix Door Latch

Earlier today, I noticed when I closed my drivers side door, it didnt latch. I have had this happen before due to the latch closing when the door was open but, I have opened the latch and but it still wont stay closed. I can actually move the latch freely without using the door handle, is that a problem? I dont have any money right now to have a mechanic look at it so im looking for an easy fix for it. Any advice?

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  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    door is in lock position and the latch is stuck up and i cant close the door

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  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    door is closed and will not open

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Female part on CD door latch won't close to hold door closed to allow CD's to play.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    the latch wont stay down so the door just comes back open. i tried holding it down with a screw driver and when i let go it just goes rite back up



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I havnt come across any easy fixes for this but to replace the linkage in the door....sry to tell ya that.....

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