Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Door handle not opening door

asked by on

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

Hello. This is a common problem with Chevy vehicles. There are plastic tabs on the back of the interior door handle. These plastic tabs have connecting rods that attach to them. Over time, these tabs break from usage. When they break, you will not be able to open the door from the inside. A certified technician can inspect your door handle in order to determine how to fix the problem.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Low fuel and coolant on dash when full

Hi There, This may be related to a short, a faulty gauge cluster or a faulty instrument cluster voltage regulator. The instrument voltage regulator regulates the voltage supplied to the various gauges in your vehicle’s dash. When this is not...

Q: Vacuum diagram

The vacuum diagram is in a .jpeg or .pdf format and cannot be attached to this response. Please note that the complete Factory Service Manual (FSM) for your vehicle, including the vacuum and wiring diagrams, is available on Ebay at...

Q: Side mirror control switches not working

Hello. If these both stopped working at the same time, then you may have a power failure to the switches or a wiring problem in the door. It is common for the wiring that enters the door to get pinched...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...