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Hey everyone, I have a 2012 1LT RS Cruze and recently moved to northern Utah in the mountain. This morning when I got in my car it was 14 degrees and when I went to shut my door, it just bounced back open. I checked to make sure the latch wasn't in the closed position and tried shutting it again, and it just bounced open again. Does anybody have any idea as to why it wont latch closed?? It'll move when I push it with a pen so that part isn't frozen. Thank you in advance!

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I'm going to take a guess here and suggest a hair drier aimed at the latch mechanism. I had this happen one time many years ago with my Fiero GT and the problem was a frozen latch mechanism.
 

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So I thought it wasn't frozen, but I took some hot water to it (I know... terrible idea but I just moved and didn't have anything else here) it latched and I went to the store and got some WD40. works like a champ now
 

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So I thought it wasn't frozen, but I took some hot water to it (I know... terrible idea but I just moved and didn't have anything else here) it latched and I went to the store and got some WD40. works like a champ now

Just remember that the WD in WD40 stands for water displacement. You now will need to put some type of lubricant on the latch now. Maybe LPS or something similar.
 
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