electric locking mechanism still works, door is unlocked.
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1998 Honda Civic Question: Driver's side door won't open. Perhaps from theft attempt.
Answer #1pushrod September 02, 2012, 16:10Master
DID SOMEONE BREAK INTO CAR? WILL NOT OPEN FROM IN OR OUTSIDE OR BOTH?
Replycivicperson, September 05, 2012, 13:39Rookie
The possible break-in was unsucessful. Door latch handle makes no sound and no action inside and outside. Sorry, I wasn't expecting a reply so quick and I thought I would be notified if one came. Someone suggested that the unskilled use of a slim-jim can cause the door open thing to fail.
Replyziptie12, September 05, 2012, 21:34Master
Is it 2 door or 4 door?
Replypushrod, September 05, 2012, 21:35Master
Someone was correct, linkage rods knocked loose will have to pull door panel to fix.
Replycivicperson, September 06, 2012, 05:19Rookie
Thank you. Any ideas on the cost. (It is a four door)
Replypushrod, September 06, 2012, 05:41Master
THE TECH. THAT ASK IF 2 OR 4 DOOR, IS THE HONDA MAN. HE CAN TELL YOU MORE ABOUT
THIS THAN I CAN.
(Hope you don't mind ziptie)
Replycivicperson, September 06, 2012, 23:51Rookie
Replyziptie12, September 28, 2012, 11:19Master
Sorry , I didn't see this 'til I'm sure it's to late. If the problem still hasn't been resolved (hopefully without a broken door panel) I'll check back and respond this time. Hi Bruce.
Replycivicperson, September 29, 2012, 01:25Rookie
OK. I'll check again. Thanks. I was going to take it somewhere soon and brace for the sticker shock.
I'm still hoping for help on Oct.6.12 and will look again.