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The part of the vehicle body attached on hinges which closes and opens to allow passenger entry and exit.

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Pontiac Vibe remote not working

My 2010 Pontiac Vibe's doors no longer work using the remote. They work fine from inside the car, but won't function with the dongle. I replaced the battery in the dongle with no joy. The back hatch ...
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Why would my passenger door be filling with water?

Nissan Titan 2012 model the passenger side front door continues to fill with water even when it doesn't rain. Per research if the floor board was wet on the passenger side it would be a clogged drain ...
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RX 300 (2001) doors lock/unlock problem

I have Lexus RX 300 (2001). 3 doors starts not responding to lock/unlock in most cases. But sometimes works. Only one rear and trunk doors works correctly. Also works correctly manually with keys....
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Which part is the door chime speaker on a Toyota?

I find this part and it says door buzzer. I'm afraid this is the one that sounds beeping instead of chiming. Additionally, would it chime with the same intervals when connected directly to power? I'...
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2006 Accord - Can't unlock with either key fob or actual key

I am currently locked out of my 2006 Accord, as I cannot get the driver door (or any other door, for that matter) to unlock. When I try the unlock button on the key fob, the door locks make a light ...
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What would be the best method to treat frozen outer door handles?

The car is 2012 VW Passat. For a second year in a row, when it gets really cold, the passanger's outer door handle-mechanism freezes and I cannot open that door. When I lock/unlock the car I hear ...
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Difference between Mercury Sable driver's doors?

Need to replace 1998 Mercury Sable driver's door with used part. Is there a difference between Taurus/Sable driver's doors manufactured before and after March 31, 1998?
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Van sliding door frozen shut

I recently purchased a 2004 Toyota Sienna. the winter weather is freezing my sliding doors shut. I dont think it's the locking mechanism freezing Because that opens when I push the unlock Button. ...
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VW GOLF MK4 Doors won’t open from inside or outside

I have just replaced my front passenger door actuator as the door was deadlocked shut. The door now unlocks with the key fob, however neither the inside or outside handles work and the door still ...
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How do I (permanently) repair this door?

The family vehicle out here is a 2010 Buick Lucerne. About two years ago, the left front inner door handle failed and was replaced. Ever since then, every few months, the left front inner door ...
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Loud popping from back seat doors alternating left to right in 2001 Mercedes ml320

While driving heard what sounded like something maybe in back seat hitting passenger door. It then made a pretty loud pop or bang. Then noise moved to drivers side. Then back to passenger. Stopped for ...
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Is interior side of a car door designed to withstand rain?

I'll start a bit differently: I forgot front right window half-lowered and the car was exposed about 30 minutes to heavy rain. I found the door and half of the seat wet from the inside, but circuits ...
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Help opening stuck drivers side door on a 1999 Lexus GS 400

I have a 1999 Lexus GS 400 that has the drivers side door stuck shut and I can't figure out how to open it. When I got the car, the lock actuators were bad on all of the doors. While replacing the ...
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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe - the door fob has quit and locks are acting strange!

I have a recently purchased 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe with 160,000 miles. I am shipping the car to the Virgin Islands. I walked out yesterday and the fob for the door locks wasn't working. Changed the fob ...
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Does manually unlocking power door locks damage them?

I have a friend who insists that manually unlocking a door that has power locks damages the mechanism, and I disagree. Is there any truth to this belief?
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How to program doors to automatically lock at certain time?

We have had a rash of break-ins and thefts from our neighborhood vehicles, and of course -- it did not matter until I became a victim. Apparently, thieves come along late at night, check your door ...
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Door handle starting to come out

The lock and handle assembly in my door (exterior) is starting to come out. (This photo is taken looking down at the door -- the assembly is parallel to the ground. The black gasket seems to be ...
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Unable to unlock driver's door with key in Toyota Yaris

I have a Toyota Yaris 1.3 from year 2000. Yesterday I was unable to unlock my driver door - the key won't turn (either direction). The key works on the passenger's side. It's not frozen, temperatures ...
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Will having the door light on all the time hurt the battery? Is it easy to fix on suzuki xl7?

I have a 2003 suzuki xl7 that I've been running for 10 years. The door sensor is wacky now and is on almost all the time. It reacts when I'm driving and when I park is always on. I've tried to get ...
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Changing lock mechanisms on doors of Jeep Wrangler

Due to a mistake on the build order for my 2017 Jeep Wrangler, I ended up with two sets of doors: one full and one half. As I’m not super excited about having to store one set in my apartment at any ...
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Honda Accord 2010: Why does my alarm go off every time i open the door and my door controls don't work?

I just had some body work done on the car, and because they had to take out one of the headlights, I had to enter a code to get control of the radio and cd player again. Everything else was just fine ...
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What's the minimum thickness of side window glass in the US?

For cars made in 2017, what's the minimum thickness of side window glass in the US? Or is there any minimum thickness? Origin of question: A power window plastic sash connector sold as a correct ...
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Squeaky door hinge cannot be solved

I have already read this post and it's not helping me. I have a 2015 RAM 1500 and both driver-side doors squeak badly when opening/closing. I have already tried the following: Sewing machine oil (...
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BMW E46 driver side door won't unlock/lock with the key or the central locking button

I have an E46 BMW whose driver side door won't unlock or lock with both the key and the central locking button. I can still unlock/lock it with the key and with a push of my finger from the top. I can ...
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Side door impact beam damage

If your car (let's just assume some unibody sedan) gets hit in the side door enough to deform the side door impact beam, does that pose a serious threat to the future safety of the car (like in ...
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Will a missing door check strap cause MOT failure (in the UK)?

A little while ago I managed to bend the driver's door back on my Ford Focus. The car is old enough that the cost of replacement panels would be more than the car is worth, so I got my friendly local ...
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What is the point of automatically locking doors?

What is the point of having the car doors automatically lock once the vehicle reaches a minimum speed? My initial though on hearing about this "feature" 15+ years ago was that the manufacturers had ...
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How to replace the door lock relay on Honda CRV 2005

I have a Honda CRV 2005 with the driver door power lock not working. Here are the symptoms: Power lock driver side doesn't work, but all other doors work fine, I can lock and unlock the driver ...
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Power locks unlock only (2002 Toyota Rav4)

History: Front passenger and driver power locks didn't work. All other power locks worked fine -> Replaced front door lock actuators -> Now, all power locks (front and back) unlock only.
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What does “Most Japanese cars open sideways” mean? [closed]

When I read a comic book called "Thief of Thieves" by Robert Kirkman, I encountered this conversation between the thief (Redmond) and his apprentice (Celia). Seeing Celia struggling with opening a ...
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Lexus RX 330 Key Won't Work (driver door)

So the battery in my Lexus died sometime while I was out of town. Come to find out the key wouldn't go in the lock either. I used some WD-40 and managed to get it in all the way but it won't turn. ...
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How do I put new clips on my ford truck door to the interior door panel it tight?

My Ford truck door has needed new clips on it for months. I got new ones, but I don't want to mess up the door panel when I go to replace them. Any suggestions or experience to help? Thanx, Amber
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Controlling door lock/unlock via CAN bus

I'm trying to figure out how to lock and unlock the doors of a 2016 Mercedes Citan using the CAN bus via the OBD-II port. Is there some kind of OBD-II interface where I can control this with plain ...
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Why does my dome light and “door ajar” light come on when I make a right turn?

When making right hand turns, my open door light flashes, the dome light flashes and I hear the locks clicking. Only happens on right turns. 40,000 miles on a 2014 Civic
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Driver's door beeps when open

I have a 2003 Holden Barina, 5 door hatch, auto. When I open the drivers side door, the car makes a ringing sound. It stops ringing when either: the key has been turned to on (II) position, and is ...
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What clean, non-sticky lubricant can I use for door hinges?

I cleaned the hinges of my doors and tailgate, the grease had attracted all sorts of dirt and turned black, tar-like and abrasive (metal shiny when I wiped the stuff off). I used a toothbrush, WD-40 ...
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How do you open a locked door when the unlocking mechanism is jammed?

I have a 1997 Toyota Corolla that I've been keeping as a spare/project car. Although the car runs reliably, it will need a new engine (it seems to be burning coolant), but until I get around to that, ...
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2005 Chrysler Town and Country sliding door

The passenger side sliding door motor doesn't stop when it opens. It continues to run until you deactivate it by pulling on the handle. What's wrong and how can I fix it?
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unable to open 97 Camry door

97 Camry exterior door handle replacement has been difficult and forced me to use the rods to open close / lock door: This morning I was able to open the door by reaching around and pushing down on ...
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Seeking tips to install replacement Camry door handle: rod insertion

I'm attempting to replace a 98 Camry door handle. I'm able to clip the cylinder lock's plastic clip to the corresponding rod. Now I am seeking tips / tricks to insert terminals of door handle's ...
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Volvo V40 (2001) driver door won't lock

My 2001 Volvo V40 has just developed an odd fault. When I lock it, it appears to do all the right things, but trying the drivers-side door not only opens that door, but appears to unlock the whole car ...
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Tuning van side-door

My Iveco 35c18 (2010) van has this kind of side door It closes by inserting these pins into these 'holes' However, the door is slightly below its proper position Here's the upper door axis And ...
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2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 LT how to repair door molding

The vehicle in question is a 2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 LT extended cab, 150k miles on the clock. A picture is worth 1000 words, so here's 2000 words about the problem: It's a very wet day here in New ...
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How do I remove these electrical connectors on the inside of my drivers side door?

I have a 2004 Mazda B2300. I am pretty green at anything electrical or automotive for that matter and was trying to replace my door handle that broke off. I have almost removed the whole inner panel, ...
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Before reapair wiring - may Skoda Superb (2010) have an door impact sensor?

I have ab broken door wiring harness in my Skoda Superb (2010; 8004-AIT; German version). I think about to repair it myself. But I'm not shure if the Skoda has an door impact sensor. In this case I ...
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Door Monitoring Through OBD-II Bus

I have a Ford Fiesta Style (05) and was wondering if it would be possible to determine the status of the doors of the vehicle through the OBD-II bus? In particular I want to know whether or not the ...
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Car door dented

I dented my car door while trying to turn into a tight spot. When I took the car for service they told me that the door will have to be replaced and is gonna cost big bucks. However there is no damage ...
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Auto door lock does not work with automatic transmission shifting to and from “Park”

My Toyota Corolla 2014 Altis auto door lock has not been worked. I read Electric central door lock does not work with automatic transmission shifting to and from “Park” and also Toyota Corolla ...
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I lost a door lock wire inside the door

I was refitting repaired door lock and accidentally the wire that is used to push down the lever on the actuator (?) fell inside the door. I can hear it rattling somewhere in the corner but I have no ...
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1996 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight: door handle/lock dented in, stuck shut

[Edit] Assume all the latch linkages are broken. I've removed some of the inner door panel, but there is not much room to work, as I have to keep my wrist bent. Is there a technique for opening or ...