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Old 12-17-2013, 01:12 PM   #1
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Gunked up door release button

My tires stick outside of my fenders and fling up all sorts of snowy road goop. Ive been noticing lately that the door release buttons on a few of my doors are becoming harder to open. Anyone experience this too? Can I just fire some water in there to clean them out (ie, will it drain out the bottom if I do that?)

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Old 12-17-2013, 01:47 PM   #2
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Open the door and look for drain holes in the bottom. If none exist, then no. It is not hard to remove the handles and clean them if need be.


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Old 12-18-2013, 12:14 AM   #3
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Can I just fire some water in there to clean them out (ie, will it drain out the bottom if I do that?)
Try squirting a little WD40 in there instead. It is good for dissolving grease and gunky things. Don't do an entire can, just a few squirts.
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Try squirting a little WD40 in there instead. It is good for dissolving grease and gunky things. Don't do an entire can, just a few squirts.
If WD40 does work, I recommend having the doors destroyed by a local EOD. It's obviously become self aware and/or unfixable.

Lol. WD40 flush should work. If not, just look on youtube of how to disassemble the handles and then clean them off with a rag. A little WD40 on a SECOND rag should help make the latches easier. Or you could try grease. Up to you.
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