Yes, the adjustments can cause the latch not to work when it is hot or cold but it can be a defective latch as well.
Here are some diagrams for the mechanism so you can check it out:
Rotate lock - 1 - around.
Engage retainer - 2 - by rotating in - direction of arrow a -.
Remove retainer - 2 - from mount.
Swivel cable - 3 - in - direction of arrow b - and remove cable nipple - 4 - from eyelet - 5.
You will need to remove the door panel here is a guide that will give you an idea on how to do it.
Check out the diagrams (below).
Please let us know what you find. We are interested to see what it is.
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Saturday, December 16th, 2017 AT 11:20 AM