Door wound up not opening again and no matter what i tried i couldn t get it open.
1979 corvette drivers door panel not secure.
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You ll have to remove the metal panel in the lower section of the door under the interior door latch lever.
But if the door is fully closed it can be locked by the above methods but it can not be unlocked.
While not mounted in the door panel but rather the door shell door ajar switches are a common item needing replacement in c4 corvettes.
Even took to the body shop where my 90 was fixed and three of us could not get it open.
Can not take the door panel off because there is a screw and clip be.
The passenger door was working fine but now it won t open.
Feels like it is locked.
1984 1987 uses a design that looks similar to 1988 and up versions but has a different wire connection.
Discussion starter 1 nov 25 2010.
Might not look too good but it is really getting loose seeya.
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The door panel is held on the lower portion with dual lock velcro that can be easily separated with a little force.
Drivers door panel coming loose.
1988 1996 ajar switches are all the same.
The center pin of ajar switches can be extended outward.
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If the door is open or closed to the first catch door is a jar the door can be locked unlocked using the key pull knob or the power system.
The side view mirror adjuster if you have sport mirror option is secured in its bezal with a small phillips screw on the inside of the door panel.
With this panel off you can put the new door latch assembly in and wiggle it up and around the window frame into position and start the 3 bolts and hook up the door release rod.
Still working on the 1977 i recently bought.
Wound up taking a pry bar and breaking the locking mechanism to pieces and then the door finally opened and i saw why it wouldn t open but if i tell you i will have to kill you.
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I have the door panel off and have tap the latch lock unlock lever with a hamer to unlock it.
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The door latch assembly isn t that bad to replace.
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Then just feed the door panel out of the door release handle a few inches.