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Honda Accord Driver's Door Latch Assembly May Break Internally

 
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006

Average Mileage: 169,690 mi (80,000 mi - 287,000 mi)

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The driver's door latch assembly can break internally, which causes the door to stay closed. The interior and exterior door handles do not work to open the door. Our technicians note that the door panel must be removed while the door is closed (likely damage will occur) and the latch assembly must be drilled in a specific spot for the door to open.

  •  Rookie

    Tried going to work and my door was jammed shut, had to crawl through the passenger side... Why is my accord having so much trouble?

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  • Visitor, , 130,000 mi

    passenger side door will not open from inside or out..

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  •  Rookie

    Door lock assembly/actuator does not work. Dorr will not open from inside or outside. Need instructions on drilling to free cam that holds door shut.

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  • Visitor, , 199,000 mi

    Driver side door latch assembly broke internally cannot open door.

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  • The driver's door latch assembly can break internally, which causes the door to stay closed. The interior and exterior door handles do not work to open thedp

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  • Visitor, , 124,000 mi

    I cannot open the driver's side door from either inside or outside latches. I have taken a look at my latch and found that it is indeed broken internally.

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  • Visitor, , 160,000 mi

    Cannot open driver side door from interior or exterior. Cannot get to the assembly because door pannel screws are inaccessible when door is closed

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  • Visitor, , 176,520 mi

    cant open door from the inside or outside

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  •  Rookie

    door jam shut, unable to open driver side door.

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  • Visitor, , 180,000 mi

    cant open door from inside or outside

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