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Passenger door locked shut

Latch mechanism had been getting sticky. and now the door latches do not work at all. the door is locked shut and will not unlock!

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  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    I have the same problem. How do you get the door panel off with the door closed?

  • snodreamer Mar 31, 2009

    I can open my door, but I still need to get the panel off to access the speakers. Any Ideas on how to do this. I cant afford to have the dealer do it.

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You will have to remove the door panel with the door closed, the linkage to the lock cylinder is most likely broken or come off, with the door panel off you can manually open door and repair problem, the parts are cheap, the labor isn't.

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