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Left rear door won't open?

Until yesterday the left rear door worked just fine. Now it wont open at all and the handle acts like the door is locked. Any ideas as to getting it to open so i can figure out the cause?
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Is the door lock pin positioned up (unlocked) or down (locked)?

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Neither position works. Well, obviously locked is working just fine. I can feel and hear the pin unlock the door but the handle has the same "feel" when pulled as if it were locked. My biggest question is how to get the door open so i can take the panel off and figure out whats wrong.
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I'm new here but wanted to bump this thread. This is the exact problem that I'm facing with my newly purchased 300d.
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I'm new here but wanted to bump this thread. This is the exact problem that I'm facing with my newly purchased 300d.
Welcome! I never actually fixed this problem, it kinda fixed itself. The lock pin is still in the down position but the door functions normally and looks like its locked so ive just left it alone.
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If anyone ends up in a situation where the door cannot be opened either from the inside or out side I would suggest becoming a member of the Auto Clubs that where you get X amount of times of free lock smith services.

The Tow Truck Driver will come out first and try to use something to get the door open. After that you would qualify for a real Locksmith.

With these old Cars it is best to have some inexpensive service when you need to be Towed because if you read the various threads problems can suddenly strike.
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