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Old 07-21-2014, 09:30 PM   #1
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door handle linkage?

I recently got my dads jeep and the exterior passenfer side door handle.doesnt work but the interior one does i was wondering what the problem might be?
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Old 07-22-2014, 10:21 PM   #2
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Your best bet is to remove the door trim panel and look. In my case, my handle was broken. Because I'm both cheap and creative, I was able to weld a piece of metal to it to make it work again. You can get trim removal tools at an auto parts store, it makes the job easier.

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Old 07-23-2014, 12:29 PM   #3
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My guess would be the rod came off the latch or handle on the inside, either full doors or hard doors there is a rod that goes from the inside handle to the latch to open when pulled, I would also agree, remove panel and see if anything is off or broken.
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