xantia 94 rear doors locked

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xantia 94 rear doors locked

Postby johnderekdavies » 22 Jul 2002, 13:24

Help cant open my rear doors!central locking gone , child locks are off cant open them,even tryed taking inner pannels off.i'm totally frustrated.can anyone help me please?
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Postby Rich » 23 Jul 2002, 06:28

Hi John, my dad had the same trouble with the offside rear door on his '94 Xantia SX/TD. I started to remove the interior trim panel of the door by working inside the car, but soon found out it was going to be tricky; so at this point i operated the central locking rapidly, lock/unlock/lock/unlock and it suddenly just unlocked itself!! Then i sprayed some WD-40 into the catch assembly as it appeared to be very dry and it has been fine ever since with no furher problems.
Hope it may help. Good luck, Rich.
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Postby bob » 24 Jul 2002, 18:31

You can also try pushing the door in to take the pressure off the lock while operating the central locking
works every time for me
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