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Both of my doors are stuck driver side is worst seems as soon as it got cold out my door latches stopped functioning properly it either wont open or once i get it to it wont latch when when i close it again ive tried lubricating it latch but no luck. this is on a 2005 cobalt ss

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Take a hair dryer to you door latches then coat with molylube not WD40. Or lube with powdered graphite

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