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Q: Door doesn't open from inside

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My driver's side door only opens from the outside.

Hello. The outside door handle has plastic taps that connect to rods that go to the door latch. This is what enables the door to open. If the plastic taps have broken, this could be the reason you can only open your driver’s side door from the outside. Another explanation for this problem could be that the rods that connect the latch to the door have malfunctioned, or are broken. The door panel would need to be removed, so that the problem can be properly diagnosed. This door inspection should be done by a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic.

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