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Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. The most common cause of the problem you are having is caused by a broken upper latch cable, if you need I can send the upper latch replacement instructions.
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Below are the upper latch replacement instructions in pdf format (just click on the link below). The cable runs from the handleassembly inside the door up to the upper latch.
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Whave a 1998 F-150. Third door won't open. Have removed inside panels and speaker. Can not find the cable to the top door latch. Do I have to remove the external latch (which is riveted to the door) to reach the cable and open the door?
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Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. The cable runs from the handle assembly inside the door up to the upper latch.
The upper rear door latch replacement instructions are below (click on the link below).
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If the cable is broken off of the handle assembly, then you will need to remove the handle as well, below are the handle replacement instructions, (click on the link below).