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Old 06-16-2013, 07:08 PM   #1
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svt driver side door wont open

So today my driver side door wont open last time I drove the car was yesterday and it was fine. I was able to get the door open a little bit but it wont come all the way open, when I hit the unlock button on the door or fob the drivers side clicks 3 times and sounds like it wants to unlock but wont. The lock and door handle inside the car will not budge outside the handle still pulls like normal.

If anyone has had this issue and has any tips your help would really be appreciated.


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Also the key will not open the door either
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Try pulling the inside door handle fixture loose from door panel. One screw under the plastic plug and rotate handle out and back to free it at the back. Pop loose the cable end and remove it from the handle. Then take a pair of visegrips and grab now exposed cable carefully close to the housing and push back INTO the housing little by little. Take small bites so cable does not flex uselessly, and don't bite deep into cable to avoid damaging it. You may have to work it in/out for a bit. Mine came unjammed that way. The lock assembly sometimes locks up and refuses to unlock, thinking the handle unlocks at same time lock locks to seize the works up.
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