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Drivers side door latch went bad

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by macky, Jan 1, 2010.

  1. Jan 1, 2010 at 2:22 PM
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    macky

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    2000 Tacoma driverside door latch went bad could not open driverside door had to replace door latch. Was working fine one day could not open door?
     
  2. Jan 1, 2010 at 3:16 PM
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    Afwrestler1986

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    Gray wire, Some lights in the bed area, and some character marks throughout.
    Went bad? What happened to it?
     
  3. Jan 1, 2010 at 3:38 PM
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  4. Jan 1, 2010 at 4:31 PM
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    macky

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    the latch mechanism inside the door panel was failing to open, had to replace the latch inside the door
     
  5. Jan 1, 2010 at 5:40 PM
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    Afwrestler1986

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    Gray wire, Some lights in the bed area, and some character marks throughout.
    I get that, what happened to make it fail? What broke? Not being an ass, just trying to figure out why it stopped working. :thumbsup:
     
  6. Jan 1, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    Afwrestler1986

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    Gray wire, Some lights in the bed area, and some character marks throughout.
    Oh ok, retaining ring dealio?
     
  7. May 19, 2010 at 5:02 PM
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    newtaco2008

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    my access door had same problem...dealer said the cable was stretched and had it replaced...problem solved
     
  8. May 19, 2010 at 5:20 PM
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    crazyasu45

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    do you have any trouble sticking your key into the lock?
     
  9. May 20, 2010 at 4:39 AM
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    No......knock on wood!!!!
     
  10. May 20, 2010 at 11:35 AM
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    lol
     
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