Driver's door not closing properly

Tiny
RONALD WOODS
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  • 2004 TOYOTA SEQUOIA
  • 4.7L
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 300,000 MILES
Left door (driver) not closing properly.
Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 AT 8:54 AM

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Tiny
RONALD WOODS
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I have to slam the door several times to make sure it closes correctly. When I try and close the door it leaves a gap.
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Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 AT 11:38 AM
Tiny
KEN L
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Hello,

This sounds like the latch needs to be replaced you will need to remove the door panel.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/door-panel-removal

This guide will give you an idea. Here are diagrams to show you how to do the job.

Check out the diagrams (below).

Let us know what happens and please upload pictures or videos of the problem.

Cheers, Ken
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Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 AT 12:35 PM

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