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Cant get the driverside door open, G6 2009, Yes Ive got the

Customer Question

Cant get the driverside door open
JA: What is the model/year of your Pontiac?
Customer: G6 2009
JA: Are you fixing your G6 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes Ive got the panel partly open and I can get my hand in but really cant see much
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 2 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose) I prefer to work when others don't, I am here around lunch and after dinner till after midnight.

  • Sorry no one has helped yet.
  • This is not an answer to your question, just an inquiry if your still needing/wanting help. Because I believe I can help.
  • Are you able to feel the lock actuator when commanded moving? If so then the latch is bad and will possibly need to be broken apart to get the door open.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 2 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • I am following up with you to see if you got everything you needed from my answer.
  • I have not heard back from you, so I assume you were not pleased. We're you pleased with my help?
  • If you were not pleased with my help, please let me know by replying so I can help more.
  • This post is coming up on the 7 day mark where it times out. When a post times out, that means it's no longer on my active list (you reply and I may never know it.)

Thanks Chris

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
No we still didn't get the door open. The actuator is not releasing. The plan is to cut the bar the actuator locks on to open the door and replace both. Or is there a better way?
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 2 months ago.

Can you unmount the lock actuator or force it to move so the latch will unlock?

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