Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Door handle not working from outside

asked by on

My front passenger's side door handle will not work from the outside.

A common failure for your vehicle is that the outside door handle will break. When this happens, the door will not open from the outside, as you are describing. I would ask for assistance from one of the mechanics at YourMechanic. They can come to your location and replace your door handle, so that your door will operate as it is intended.

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

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: Bad Ecu

Any time a computer module is replaced it needs special programming to work with your vehicles other modules and program it to start and run your engine. The programming for the ECU can only be done by a specialized scanner...

Q: Loud squealing sound and burning rubber smell

As you know, when your car is started in cold weather in the mornings, the belts are also cold and much less pliable than when they are warm. As the engine speeds up at a much faster pace than the...

Q: U-joint or CV shaft that is causing my vehicle to shake?

Hi there. The CV shaft that has a CV boot broken can cause a shutter or shaking vibration throughout the vehicle. This is when the grease has gone completely out of the CV shaft and make the ball bearings begin...

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...