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Adams rite hardware the inside paddle moves but will not open door

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SOURCE: Drivers door latch won't open

your latch has cam loose from the lever you need a repair manual this will tell you how to remove the latch then there will be a plastic clip you will need to replace fallow all instructions and this will be an easy fix **but make sure door is open when you do this***

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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SOURCE: 1999 BMW 323iS drivers side door. I cannot open

you are correct they are flimsey and get fatigued with age easy to replace harder to find

Posted on May 20, 2009

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SOURCE: unable to open driver side door with inside latch

take the bezel off around th door handle. take the screw out of the armrest. pull out the window switches and pull out on the door handle and pull up .disconnect the last two plugs then you can see the whole door handle

Posted on Jun 04, 2009

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SOURCE: driver's side door latch wont open door from inside

Go to http://www.hmaservice.com/ and register (vehicle by VIN). Afterward, you'll have access to technical information (manuals, wiring diagrams, service bulletins, etc) about your vehicle.

Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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SOURCE: The drivers door will not open from the inside.

Linkage has become detached. You'll have to pull the door panel. There are steel rods (linkage) that are held in place by a PLASTIC CLIPs (GM's better idea)... The clips break or come loose. Replacements are available at GM dealership but you'll need to figure out which one is bad. Take the old piece (or pieces) along with you so you can make sure you are getting the right ones. The interior handle and the exterior handle are on two seperate mechanisms which is why the inside doesn;t work yet the outside does. Hope this helps. Good Luck. If you need help figuring out How-To remove the door panle, a trip to your local public library in the Automotive books section should help and show you how the panel pulls off. A panel removal tool is a big help and is available at most Auto Stores. You make end up breaking someof the plastic clips that hold the panel in place but they are available at an Auto Store also.

Posted on Dec 16, 2010

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