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doors wont open #153635 Apr 13, 6:13pm Apr 13, 6:13pm
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doors wont open
help me out please people.
i have a 91 celica GTS and my doors wont open... the lock seems to be disengaging BUT teh handles will not release the latch... i need help (a pic or diagram) to find out how to "slim jim" or "coat hanger" teh latch. thanks

Re: doors wont open [Re: Wolfe] #153636 Apr 13, 6:19pm Apr 13, 6:19pm
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did you buy it from another person? how do you close ur door?

Re: doors wont open [Re: Wolfe] #153637 Apr 13, 6:40pm Apr 13, 6:40pm
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Can you open it from the inside(hoping it's just one door)? If so then its probably the latch in the outside door handle thats broken or really really loose. If you can, and I'm not telling you to do this, get inside the door itself and see if you can't find the solution there.


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Re: doors wont open [Re: Wolfe] #153638 Apr 13, 6:54pm Apr 13, 6:54pm
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neither door will open, but i know its from different reasons (passenger door was tried to be broken into once and it screwed things up inside)... im jsut concerned with the driver door at the moment, as for getting in, ive been going through the trunk... (this is a project in the works, the car is not on the road and i only bought it a few days ago.)

Re: doors wont open [Re: Wolfe] #153639 Apr 13, 6:58pm Apr 13, 6:58pm
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roflI was gonna say... Going threw the trunk to get home from work wouldn't look too professional. Wish I could help man.


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Re: doors wont open [Re: Wolfe] #153640 Apr 13, 7:29pm Apr 13, 7:29pm
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anyone got a picture or diagram on the internals in the driver door? i needa find out where exactly the latch release is and whether it is on the inside or outside of the glass.

Re: doors wont open [Re: Wolfe] #153641 Apr 13, 8:03pm Apr 13, 8:03pm
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That sucks man! thumbsdown

Re: doors wont open [Re: Wolfe] #153642 Apr 14, 10:52am Apr 14, 10:52am
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Go in through the other side, there shoudl be a metal hook inside the mechanizm...if its is not hooked up hook it up to the handle and it shoudl be fixed sorry about the working I am just in a hurry! I am going to get fixed for a tux for prom...maybe Isaac has some of his miracle pics?


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Re: doors wont open [Re: Wolfe] #153643 Apr 14, 12:08pm Apr 14, 12:08pm
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Guess it's time to get a 7th gen grin

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