my rear door on passenger side won't open from inside and outside. on 1998 Ford Contour

It's been like this for 1 year now.

Asked by for the 1998 Ford Contour
poss door lock rod has fallen off inside door panel
ok then I will get it to a shop for sure.Thank You.
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had a lot of trouble with door latches sticking on this car. get it to a shop or body shop. will have to get door panel off to open. needs new door latch.
Thank you for answering. I'll get the car ASAP.