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Old 01-16-2013, 09:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Exterior Door Pull Frozen

My Drivers exterior door pull does not open the door. It was cold out, and I got a wash last nite, assuming it is frozen, it opens from the inside just fine, and the handle is not loose...any ideas? Any prevention methods?

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You can heat it up with some warm water (don't hit the glass with it!) and try to avoid washing the car when it's sooooo cold out.
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Agreed...but the mechanism on the inside is where I think the problem lies...the handle pulls just fine, but it does not disengage the latch.
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that means you need to get in behind the door panel and check to see if the lock pawl and/or latch rod are properly attached.
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