Q: Door won't shut

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My door won't shut, and I think the door latch is broken.

Mechanical failure of the door latch is a possibility. Also, if the door or door latch was somehow moved out of alignment the door won’t shut properly. An inspection of your door should be carried out by a qualified technician like the ones here at YourMechanic in order to ensure the proper operation of the door latch assembly.

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