Rear doors stuck shut, car off road (sorned) over a year
2000 Citroen Saxo Forte

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Rupert Macdonald
Driver
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Problem added: Mar 23, 2021 (4 weeks ago)
Car has been off road and unused for over a year (Sorned)
Both rear doors are stuck shut, but I can reach the controls from the front.
I have been able to reach and lubricate both front door catches, but I have done that by
removing the panels. Obviously I can't access the rear panels with the door closed.
Jiggling the door handles and lock buttons has not freed anything yet, but is there any cunning way I could I could try apart from more jiggling?

Car details
Car: Citroen Saxo
Variant: Forte
Model Year: 2000
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whittingehame
Legend
18,352 points

Mar 23, 2021 (4 weeks ago)
If rear doors cant be opened from either inside or out , you will have no option but to strip down door panels to get into lock assembly and manually operate the locks to open . May not be possible to avoid damage to door trims ,
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