When i use the interior handle that doesn t work either.
Corvette c3 door lock doesnt open all the way.
I used to have to slam my door every time to get it to close all of the way.
This article applies to the c6 corvette 2005 2013.
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My passenger side door on my 75 will not unlock.
I replaced the driver side outside door handle about a year ago which was a chore but recently the outside and inside door handles won t open the door.
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My corvette door won t open here is how to release it.
Now all i need to do is figure out how to get the latch.
I also had excessive wind noise from a window which wouldn t seal properly.
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One day i decided i was going to get serious and fix the problem once and for all.
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Instead of door handles the c6 corvette utilizes a button actuated electric door opening mechanism on the inside edge of the door.
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Below the lock rod receptor on the door latch that when pressed downwards on with a slot screwdriver actually pops the door open.
I think the vertical connecting rod from that handle has come lose from the door lock mechanism.
I had already replaced the hinges lift the back of the door up and down while open halfway or less to check.
Put the window all the way up and the lock should come out without much difficulty.
I have the door panel off on the inside and the lock cylinder out no matter what i do the lever to unlock won t move all the way so it will unlock ne.
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The only way you can open the corvette door from the inside is to roll down the window and use the outside handle.
This mechanism gives the door a sleek low profile look but it does come with a drawback versus a handle as the electrics can become unresponsive with time.
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1969 1982 corvette door handle lock rod installation.
Maybe the inside handle will no longer release.
Getting to this lever can be a trick especially if you have the anti theft shields in place.