Rear Passenger Door Will Not Open

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John MH
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Re: Rear Passenger Door Will Not Open

Post by John MH » Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:14 pm

Took mine to the dealer today for a quick check before it goes in to fix the defect. What was discovered is that the door handles, front and rear on the drivers side, are not snapping back to the 'neutral' position when released (ie parallel to the door), the handles should have some springiness that brings them back to the neutral position, both front and rear handles are not as springy as they should be. Therefore when it goes in for the repair they are planning to replace both handles.
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John MH
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Re: Rear Passenger Door Will Not Open

Post by John MH » Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:27 am

Your door handle should not do this:

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Re: Rear Passenger Door Will Not Open

Post by cford14 » Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:05 pm

Bit of an update, got the car booked in on the 23rd to look at the door but this morning I opened the car as normal and heard a bit of a bang and hey presto the rear door works perfectly again, I take it something was stuck in the mechanism. I'm still taking it in anyway even if it carries on working as something must be wrong, will update when I know more.

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Re: Rear Passenger Door Will Not Open

Post by Jamees » Fri Mar 06, 2020 5:29 pm

Same thing has happened to mine. Booked in to the dealership 😬

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Re: Rear Passenger Door Will Not Open

Post by John MH » Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:34 am

Front and Rear offside door handle mechanisms replaced by Roger Young land Land Rover Dealership, excellent service.
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Re: Rear Passenger Door Will Not Open

Post by cford14 » Sun Apr 05, 2020 2:30 pm

Well the car went in on the 23rd March to be repaired seemed they knew about the fault and it required a complete handle assembly, they gave us the courtesy car and said they would ring when it's done. They were a bit unsure how long it would take as at the time the corona virus measures were starting to be put in place, anyway after a couple of days they said we could pick it up but they couldn't paint the actual handle because the paint shop had been told to self isolate at home. Reluctantly we picked it up as the said they needed the loan car back for insurance purposes!!! Now I have a black handle (on a white car) and a door that rattles all the time as your driving and no idea when it'll get sorted, never mind there's worse things happening in the world at this moment in time and my car problems are trivial. Keep safe everyone.

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Re: Rear Passenger Door Will Not Open

Post by JimH » Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:35 pm

Aren't the painted covers a seperate part that could have been swapped over?

e.g. https://www.amazon.com/Genuine-ROVER-HA ... B07NX222FG
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Re: Rear Passenger Door Will Not Open

Post by cford14 » Sun Apr 05, 2020 6:26 pm

Yes but they broke it taking it off so new one needs painting!

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