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hello

i have a problem with my 2004 beetle. the passenger door won't unlock and therefore not open. i have managed to get the door panel of. also the panel behind it is of but i am still unable to open the door. to get the door lock unit out i need the door open. has anyone had the same problem and can point me in the right direction before i will set the car on fire.

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Hi there. I am going to move this thread to the Problems and Concerns area, so you get the right traffic for your issue. :)



Good luck, and Welcome to the Org! :wave2:
 

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If it's a lock issue that doesn't involve being rusted shut, this should work, courtesy beetlejuice1 -
Opening a stuck door due to door module failure
http://newbeetle.org/forums/questions-issues-concerns-problems-new-beetle/50341-help-doors-wont-open-inside-out.html#post742675

If it's rusted shut, and every other thing you try fails, including all this poster did, here was his final resolve (courtesy Dans98Beetle) -
http://newbeetle.org/forums/questions-issues-concerns-problems-new-beetle/53216-anybody-ever-try-open-door-wont-open.html#post764059
http://newbeetle.org/forums/questions-issues-concerns-problems-new-beetle/53419-door-latch-problem-solution.html#post766798

If you need to see the door trim and panel R&R, I have it posted in this thread -
Door Trim and Panel R&R
http://newbeetle.org/forums/new-member-forum/53364-1st-car-hi-everyone-3.html#post768736

Hope this helps!

M.
 
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