Door won't open. 2017 Hyundai Elentra


Old 08-11-20, 05:05 PM
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Door won't open. 2017 Hyundai Elantra

'The drivers side rear door will not open from the inside or out. It unlocked fine the last time, after that when the car was parked and the doors unlock, that one won't open. The latch pops out as if it's unlocked, but nothing happens. I'm assuming something has come loose in the linkage but how do I get to it when I can't take the door panel off?
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Old 08-11-20, 06:08 PM
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It appears that it unlocks but it's not. Hyundai has a problem with the latch unit going bad.

Apparently if you hit the door several times near the handle that it may unlock.
Your car should be under warranty for this problem.
I've had to work on doors locks from the inside and sometimes it requires damaging the interior trim panel to get to the locking mechanism.
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