The front door of our Jetta is stuck and cannot be unlocked. Has Anybody had a similar experience and does anyone know how can I get it unlocked please?

  • Was the car in an accident? – race fever Apr 23 '16 at 11:19
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    What year is your Jetta? Is it actually locked, or is the latching mechanism not working? When you flip the switch from locked to unlocked and back, does it feel the same as it used to? Does it have a remote (fob) with electric locks? If so, do you hear anything in the door when you press the button? – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Apr 23 '16 at 12:02
  • If I had to guess the locking mechanism in the latch is jammed in the halfway position so the latch wouldn't work and the latch won't unlock. If you're feeling adventurous you can pull back the door panel and try using a long screwdriver or rod to unlock the latch. – Ben Apr 23 '16 at 13:08
  • Car was in accident a year ago but this door was not damaged, one of the other doors had to be replaced then. – Andries Apr 24 '16 at 12:37
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    Your either going to have to peel back the door panel, have a shop do it or maybe a locksmith would be able to help you. If you lower the window and pull the panel back you should be able to see the latch. Sometimes the locking/latching mechanisms can be seen sometimes they're hidden under plastic. Either way something in the latch/lock mechanism is jammed and needs to be unjammed. – Ben Apr 24 '16 at 15:22

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