Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Rear door handle doesn't work

asked by on

The rear door handle in the license plate holder doesn't work from the outside.

A: The latch rod clip may have broke inside th...

The latch rod clip may have broke inside the rear door and now the rod is not connected to the outside handle anymore. The inside door panel needs to be removed in order to check if the rod came loose or the handle is broken. I recommend having a mechanic like ones from YourMechanic come and diagnose your rear door handle.

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: Do i need to reset my vehicle after replacing my coolant sensor

If you have a check engine light that is still on then you may need to have the computer scanned to make sure that there was no other codes or damaged from the overheating situation you had. You may need...

Q: in my 94 f150 my tail lights and dash lights dont work when the headlight knob is pulled all the way out

Hello...from what you are describing, it sounds like the contacts in the switch are worn out. The fact that you can make the circuit, and then lights the lights do work, by simply manipulating the switch means the rest of...

Q: Rear and side doors not opening.

Hello. There are multiple connecting points in the door assembly, and over time the weakest point will break preventing the use of the latch. Typically, there are plastic pieces used in conjunction with metal and the plastic gets eaten away....

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
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...