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Driver's side door power locks are stuck; door stuck shut.

Driver's side seat removed today.
Driver's side door panel removed today.
Power windows function.
Driver's inside door handle is extended and doesn't retract after I tugged on it to try to open the door.
Multiple tri-pronged metal pieces have been found dislocated from inside the door.
New speakers were installed but I dont think that has anything to do with the door lock being jammed. Door locks and new and aren't even 1 year old. Door lock knobs were changed also, again, something that I doubt would cause this.
I'm lost as to why this could have happened, door was opening fine and then the next time I tried them, probably 4 days after they were working, it would not unlock and the door is not stuck shut.
Upon trying the power locks on the driver's side, the passenger's side door locks and unlocks as normal.

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  • Diablostorm Jul 16, 2008

    Oops, a few errors. Meant to say "are" instead of "and". And the door IS stuck shut.

  • Diablostorm Jul 19, 2008

    I did the speakers with no problem, upon removing the panel and moving the rods, they wont budge. I also should have mentioned pulling the lock knob up manually doesnt work either. It seems to be a mechanical rather than an electrical problem.

  • polskasarav Mar 13, 2009

    I have a 2006 chevy cobalt and my driver's side door won't open from the outside or inside...and an alarm goes off everytime i open my car from the passenger door.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    lock all doors button will not work when drivers side door open but works when it is shut

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    to exit vechicle from drivers side I have to roll down window..the fob won't let me out and I have pull on lock Handel by door handle before I can use outside door Handel to open door

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    Cargo door wont open,How can I open it from the inside.I have power lock doors.

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Sounds like the rods are disconnected the clips hold the rods in place the latching mechanism holds the handle in place as well did you replace the speakers or did a shop? if a shop did then they caused this if you did then you may have caused this either way untill you reattach the rods none of it will work. you will have to manually open the door at the latch from inside teh door behind the panel.

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