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Old 11-16-2011, 03:24 AM
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Supercab Upper Latch Fix/Access

2000 Ford F150 SuperCab

Went to fix the latches as the third door does not open. Went to pull the cable to engage the latch but the cable to the upper latch fell off completely.

How do I access the latch to put the cable back in place?

I see a screw that holds the latch but if I remove it, seems that the latch will fall from its location and I don't see a way of getting back up into the upper part of the door.

I have tried a clothes hanger up to the latch and am litterally fishing to hook on something to pull.

Any Help Please......
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Old 11-16-2011, 06:02 AM
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have you tried a extendable magnet with a flex head?? or a small nozzle on a vacuum??, not sure how much room there is to work with.

there is also those flex grabbers with a plunger on the handle to open....most of this stuff can be found at sears or harbor freight
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Old 11-18-2011, 09:36 PM
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I am not even sure if I remove that one screw that the door will unlock....

Has anyone had this problem?

How do I open the upper latch if the cable fell off completly?
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Old 11-19-2011, 04:26 PM
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I am not even sure if I remove that one screw that the door will unlock....

Has anyone had this problem?

How do I open the upper latch if the cable fell off completly?
Sorry not much help..perhaps you can get more help/info to your situation by chatting with a local body shop...I'm pretty sure somebody there can shed more light on your situation...maybe a handy-dandy tool too....or at least a few tricks of the trade.
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Old 11-29-2011, 05:49 AM
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I didn't have time to swing by any shop but did try to remove the one screw and if anything access it with an extendable magnet as advised, but it didn't budge...
Searched internet again and looks like there are two more screws to remove from the top.

Looks like I can probably wedge it open from the inside but I don't know which way to go (pull or push).

Anyone have an actual picture of their door latch when the door is open?
Would like to see how this thing is situated and then figure out which way to pry when it is closed.....
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