Re: 1991 Mercury Grand Marquis Door Lock Motor
George Nuetzel wrote:
> Thanks to all who responded. Regarding the slim jim, how do you know
> what/where you are trying to hook?
> I'm surprised a recall was never issued on this safety problem as in the
> event of an accident, you could be trapped and not be able to exit this
> George Nuetzel wrote:
>>I have had problems with all the door lock motors on this car with
>>110,000 miles. I've been able to replace them myself but this time the
>>RIGHT FRONT door cannot be opened from inside the car or from the
>>outside using the pull handles. The key will not turn clockwise to the
>>unlock position but will turn freely in the counter-clockwise direction
>>to lock the door. Is there a way to remove the armrest and related parts
>>from inside the car (and possibly the inside door panel) and then reach
>>inside the door in some way to get this door open? All the ones I've
>>done in the past were with the door open and you could drill out the
>>rivet holding the door lock motor in place on the edge of the door.
It sounds like you have two problems...
An actuator rod for the door latch is off, too, it seems.