How do you open the 1979's doors when locked with the key?

Asked by Apr 13, 2007 at 08:13 PM about the 1979 Chevrolet Corvette

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I can't seem to get into this car now that it's locked. The Key turns but the door stays locked as if there is some type of safety locking system.

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Are you using the ignition key to try and unlock the car. Older cars use the trunk key for the doors

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I have to turn my key to the right and "force" it (gently) a bit to unlock. It turns about 1/4 of the way before the pressure point. i just give it a little hard turn past that and it opens. Good Luck.

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