1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Q&A

1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Question: Driver Door wont close

latch in closed position and door won't shut. tried using key to unlock with no luck. Got a replacement lock mechanism out of a used Cutlass,remounted correctly, still stays lacked and door won't shut. -
Answer 1
From what you are describing it sounds like the door latch on the door got knocked into semi lock position. When my van does this, I have to use my finger & push the latch completely shut on the door then I can use the key or the power switch to unlock it to reset it to the open position. Hope this helps -
Comment 1
hold the door handle up as you do while opening the door YOU SHOULD NOW BE ABLE to easily move the latch with a screwdriver into the un locked position . release door handle . worked on my sonoma . -