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My driver door handle will open the car but I cannot lock the door with a key. This has happened in the last month or so. Haven't tried anything yet.

Im also including an outside picture. It was built in 10/72. Does it look like they used a push button door for a regular door handle? What's the fill spot around the handle?



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Doors do stress when opened and closed hard with the door handle, the earlier pushbutton design used the button to open the door and grab the rear edge to open, one should continue that procedure despite the square handles.

The door lock mechanism is a little finicky and if not adjusted just right has trouble overcoming the arc resistance. The threaded pushrod has a plastic ball end that can be adjusted from inside the door.

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