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2012 Chevrolet Sonic LS w/1LS 4dr Sedan

2012 Chevrolet Sonic
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Subcompact Car
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December 24, 2012, 6:08 am

Jim W
 

Question: Rear door lock is stuck

While the door was open, the latch was pushed down and is now looked down and I cannot close the door. How do I disengage the latch?


December 29, 2012, 11:43 am

Ron W
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If you put a screw driver in the latch and pull up on it while pulling up on the door handle, it should open back up. If it doesn't you may need a shop to repair the latch for you.


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