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Driver's door won't open...

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After a bit of an absence I've just found my way in to another GTV, but l've just found my first niggly little problem; the driver's door won't open from the inside. It opened from the inside when I test drove the car but hasn't opened since. My 'old' one did this a few times but would open more often than not - but the 'new' one doesn't seem to want to open at all. Can anyone offer any advice as to what this may be?

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Cable runs from the inner handle to the locking mechanism, would be my first place to look, the door would still open from the outside is that was the problem..
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Totally agree with Wayne-dear.
Mine failed MOT today because passenger door wouldn't open from the inside but it was ok using the outside button.
I pulled the door trim off and the outer cable had come away from the plastic holder/guide so operating the release lever inside the car was not pulling the inner cable.
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The cables strech so wont quite make enough to pull it off latch either pack with washers (rough way) or buy some cables from alfa i think there about 10ea side
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Originally Posted by itacarboy View Post
The cables stretch so wont quite make enough to pull it off latch either pack with washers (rough way) or buy some cables from Alfa I think there about 10ea side
Had to do that with mine. Cable looked like new but would only open the door if you pulled and rammed Couple of washers at the interior door end of the cable and it works perfectly
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