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Q: Door handle sticking, not unlocking

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The door handle won't open. It sticks when trying to unlock it also.

A: The latch on the door is binding and would ...

The latch on the door is binding and would need to be replaced. The handle pulls on the latch to unlock and open the latch. The child safety feature on these early models had issues and only a replacement latch and any bent or damaged rods replaced. I recommend you have a mechanic, like ones from YourMechanic, to come by and inspect the door handle issue.

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