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post #1 of 2 Old 02-27-2019, 08:28 PM Thread Starter
lrsmithwhaley
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1990 Jeep Door stuck closed, likely broken lock

This past week I was trying to unlock my passenger side door when it was frozen and forced the key to turn. The good news is the key didn't break. The bad news is the key now turns freely in the door lock and it won't open from the outside or the inside. Any ideas how to get it open without having to get a new door?


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post #2 of 2 Old 02-28-2019, 04:11 AM
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Two choices. Hire a lock smith to use a slim jim (no not the greasy meat stick) to unlock the door or buy a slim jim and learn to use it. https://www.walmart.com/ip/SLIM-JIM/...SABEgK2yfD_BwE

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