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Thread: 96 Yukon barn door won't open
02-26-2013, 08:42 AM #1
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96 Yukon barn door won't open
I recently bought a 96 Yukon. I love it, but it needs a little TLC. I have the rear barn doors, and the passenger side door opens fine, but the driver side door won't open at all. When I pull on the handle it will unlatch at the top, but the bottom latch stays closed. What can I do to fix this? I've tried hosing what I can reach down with WD40, but it's still stuck fast.
02-26-2013, 08:57 AM #2
If you can't get it open, you will have to pull the panel from the inside. Chances are that a rod clip is broken or came off the bottom latch or the handle.
1995 Silverado 4x4
6" BDS Suspension Lift-3" Body Lift-Add A Leaf in rear -Trailmaster SSV Shocks-Duel Steering Stabilizer Kit -AirAid Cold air intake-
4.56 Gears with Detroit Auburn Locker-Pro-Comp Traction Bars with duel shocks-Aluminum Skid Plate Kit-38.5" x 16.5" Mickey Thompson Baja Claws-Constant Dropping fuel gauge
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2002 Silverado ext cab 2wd (Sold)
2003 Yukon XL (Totaled)
04-02-2013, 09:36 PM #3
Getting the panel off is a piece of cake... just be conscious of sun brittle with those panels i was too aggressive with mine and had to make a junk yard run.
04-03-2013, 10:48 AM #4
Welcome to The Club. I agree with Pikey. I had the same thing happen to me. The rod clip came off.
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