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The power sliding door on the driver side will not open or close completely. Seems to be stuck and won't move more then a couple of inches. Won't work automatically or manually. 2002 mazda mpv.
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Mazda Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 3 years ago
Eric
Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
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HI,
I am sorry that you have not been helped yet.
It sounds like either a roller is broken, off the tracks partially, something in the tracks blocking movement.
If you are planning to repair yourself, let me know and I can walk you thru it
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