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2000 Ford Explorer Question: Driver's side door will not open with remote or key. What needs to be fixed?

 

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Scoopy, Appleton, WI, February 05, 2013, 08:30
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The only way I can open the driver's side door is by opening it with the inside handle.

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    globalhelper February 05, 2013, 13:11
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    poss broken door handle or unlock rod has come off release tab

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    Scoopy, February 05, 2013, 15:15
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    Door handle will open door when door is not locked. If its the unlock rod, is it easy enough for a novice to repair?

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    globalhelper, February 05, 2013, 15:29
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    YES PULL DOOR PANEL AND LOOK AT ROD,POSS ROD TO HANDLE CLIP IS BROKEN

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    Scoopy, February 06, 2013, 06:09
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    Thank you! I will take a look at it this weekend and get back to you.

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