Look closely inside the door. I believe there was a latch at each end of the
Check the linkage to the rear latch to make sure it is connected. I recall
couple of times, the striker on the rear latch working loose and jamming the
Also, if the door is misaligned due to wear, it can jam up on the rear striker.
If everything looks ok, have someone pull the release handle while you give
of the door a swift kick from the inside. The door must move outward at the rear
open. If it is binding, even slightly, pulling rearward on the handle doesn't
enough force to move the door outward.
tried tip 1 no luck .thanks anyhow much appreicated. as for tip 2 i
have a question would it be easier to drill out rivets on the latch
assembly and if so when i remove that riveted plate that looks like it
holds assembly will it puke out parts.How will i replace those
oversized rivets ,do i need a special rivet gun?
or you can be a butcher and
take a small grinder with a cutting blade...
you will have to take the interior panel off and cut a square in the metal
door to access the lock mechanism attatched to the door
if you do it right, it should be right there and no one will ever know
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