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Q: Door handle broken

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The driver's side outer door handle will not open the door.

A: The door handle on your vehicle is connecte...

The door handle on your vehicle is connected to the door latch via some metal rods. The rods are held in place by plastic clips. These clips tend to break over time. When this happens the rod becomes dislodged. Removal of the door panel is necessary for inspection. If the rods are in place and the door handle in intact, then the latch is faulty and will need replacement. A qualified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, can help you verify the problem and replace the latch if necessary.

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