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My door has decided to stop opening from the inside if I close it without it catching properly. I now have to wind down my window to open the door! I felt something go when I last pulled the door catch, before this happened. Is it easy to get behind the door and fix????
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Re: My door won't open!!!

It is easy to get behind the door when you take all of the screw out of the door panel / door pocket. I reckon the cable has slipped out of its guide which is an easy job to fix.
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Re: My door won't open!!!

my passenger side door had the same problem, solved it with a good blast of wd40 on the catch
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Re: My door won't open!!!

Is the handle " floppy " ? If so could well be what rednose suggests. If it's stiff the WD 40 option could work.

Either way the door card will have to come off, quite a few screws on this and some are hidden so be careful with this. I think there may be a guide on here for this, anyone remember ?

Also take great care when refitting the card, if the Bowden cable is not aligned just so all will seem to work until you try to lock the car with the key and you'll have what seems like a completely jammed door lock. I know, I found this out the hard way.........

Do trial locks at all stages of the job, save a lot of grief !

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