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Jeremy, Certified Diesel Technician/Electrician
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The rear driver side passenger door wont open. the lock knob

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the rear driver side passenger door wont open. the lock knob by the window goes up and down when I try to lock/unlock but neither handle opens the door.
the door is closed so I cant get at the 3 screws on the side.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Jeremy replied 1 year ago.

My name is ***** ***** I will try to assist you.

You will have to remove the panel from the inside enough to be able to reach into it and pull the rod for the door latch.

Most likely the plastic piece in the door that holds the rod in place is broken and the rod came out. It tends to happen a lot on the Escapes and the F150 4 door trucks for some reason. Not sure if the plastic pieces are just flimsy or if it's design. It seems we do more than we should be doing.

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