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Old 02-08-2012, 08:07 PM
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Default Rear Door stuck closed latch won't open

2001 LS 4 door.

Cannot get the rear left door open. Removed the inside panel, the lock and handle rods are moving fine. Can't seem to find a way to pop it open. Tried prying on a few things, no help. As a shot in the dark, I unbolted the door hinges, but it won't give.

Is it Sawzaw time??? I'd go Dukes of Hazzard style but the window does not go down far enough.... :-(
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Old 02-09-2012, 02:58 PM
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sounds like u'd be best off calling a lock smith then using a sawzaw
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Old 02-10-2012, 11:20 AM
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When mine seem stuck i can trace it back to a spilled drink not cleaned up by the spillee, my kids.
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Old 02-14-2012, 10:03 AM
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gary beaverson

if it has auto locks it is the switch that is stuck nothing you can do mine did the same thing twice it is a pain to fix but it can be repair for like 5 $$ if you know what your doing any ?/ call me at 659 39 44
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