1997 Lexus ES300 Q&A

1997 Lexus ES300 Question: Cannot open door on 1997 es300 from outside

When I use the remote to open the car doors, the inside lock buttons snap open normally but I am unable to open the drivers side door from the outside although the lock button snaps open. It feels like the door handle has no tention unlike the other ones. I can open the door from the inside with no problem. What wouold be the common problem. Thanks for your answer -
Answer 1
Your door handle is defective or the linkage has become disconnected. -
Answer 2
The door panel has to be removed and possibly the window glass and regulator to get to the broken part and repair, You might want to get a couple of estimates from your local body shops as they will trouble shoot, order the parts and repair it professionally -