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Q: Passenger door won't open

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The passenger door is jammed, and it won't open. I already purchased a door actuator.

A: Hello. It is possible that the door actuato...

Hello. It is possible that the door actuator is stuck in the lock position, causing the passenger door to jam. It is also possible that there is a problem with the door latch; if the latch won’t release when the door is opened, the door will jam, or not open. This jammed door should be diagnosed and repaired by a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic.

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