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The left rear door is open on my 2010 Ford Escape, but the child safety lock is in the locked position and the door will not close.The key does not turn the child safety lock to the open position.
I am not familiar with the model but door mechanisms tend to be similar between makes and models and a thought occurs...
When a door is closed the catch is pushed over the striker and when it is fully home the catch latches and holds the door closed. That is what happens when everything is in good condition and correctly adjusted though sometimes some designs of catch can be defeated when the door is allowed to swing with insufficient force to close it, resulting in the catch latching in the closed position while the door is open and consequently the door won't close until the catch is released.
Many but not all door catches will reset when the door handle is operated - some must be reset using a rod or screwdriver mimicking the door striker while operating the door handle. The child safety lock generally immobilises the internal handle but leaves the outside handle and the catch/latch to operate normally.
If the door does not operate predictably as per the owner's handbook, you should assume there is an internal fault - mostly caused by maladjustment and/or a lack of lubrication.
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on Feb 10, 2020
I have a 1995 Thunderbird. The theft system won't
of course. the theft system is located under the dash on the drivers side. once you have found the theft system simple pull the fuse for it. that will disable the theft system but you wont have to worry about using your keyless entery then your key. if you do not understand the instructions i have given please call 419 689 1114 for futher assistance.
on Feb 06, 2020
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