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1996 DODGE ram door will not unlock or open

03-03-2009, 12:57 PM
this one is weird

I have a passenger front door.
It is very difficult to unlock the door. if not impossible. When I use the lock it will not unlock although I can hear it try.

If I use the door handle inside the car. It will not unlock the door like it used to. To open the lock I have to take the key and quickly turn it very hard to open the lock.

Sometimes it take 5-10 minutes to get it to unlock

03-03-2009, 03:53 PM
your locking mechanism might be getting stuck up. water tends to get past the seals on the window and leak down onto it. take the door panel off and take a look at it (if you can) to see if you can spot rust on it. usually this happens if its not used often.

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