Q: Q: Driver's side door not opening

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My driver's side door will not open.

If your driver side door will not open, it is possible that the latch may have been damaged or one of the linkage rods inside the door has come loose. Since accessing these components requires disassembling the door, I would recommend having a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect your door issue and make the needed repairs for you.

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