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This same thing happened to me with my 87 Prelude, and it pisses me the off. A lot. If you open up the door and look at the locking device, you'll see that it consists of a 2" plastic cylinder that has the lock/red (unlocked) sticker on it, as well as the little tab you use to lock and unlock the door. That plastic piece is connected to a metal rod that extends across the door to the actual lock on the side. I don't know what the hell they were thinking when they designed it, but essesntially they made it so that the plastic torques when you turn the thing and pushes the metal rod so that it the door locks. Chances are, the plastic cylinder broke right in half, so it's essentially useless. The only thing you can really do is attempt to glue the pieces back together so that it'll be in its original form. I used epoxy, and it worked for like two days, but because the break wasn't too clean, it couldn't hold together when you torqued on it to lock the door. Complete crap. Good luck fixing yours, though.

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