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1994 Jeep Grand cherokee se: driver the latch is..slams

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The driver door on my 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee won't shut. When I go to shut it the latch is so that it just slams against the car and doesn't latch.

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Try this:

Use a screwdriver to pry the pawl (inside the latch) to the open position. At the same time, operate the inside door handle. This will hopefully get the door latch working again.


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