Q: Can't close driver's side door

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I can't close the driver's side door.

Hi there. If you cannot close the driver side door, then perhaps there may be a problem with the latching mechanism inside the door. I would suggest having a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect the vehicle’s door issue to determine what the problem may be.

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