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How do you fix the sliding door of a 1991 Aerostar stuck shut?


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2015-07-15 21:43:20
2015-07-15 21:43:20
Side door stuck tooMine is stuck shut too on a '94. I've even tried a crowbar all the way around the door and have kicked it from the inside while somone pulls on the handle. The front of the door seems to be latched. I can pull the back part out about a half inch with the crowbar.

I wouldn't recommend using a crowbar because it does put dents on the body, but I am desperate.

New HeadlineYou have to remove the inside door panels. follow the door mechanism from the front to the back (You won't be able to see it at the back) What I did was to cut a small hole (1-2 inches) near the back of the door to be able to see the rod. I found that were the rod connects to an "L" shaped part the "L" was bent outwards (toward the outside of the door). By bending it back towards the inside of the door I was able to get the door open.

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