Car unlocked but can’t open because both outside handles are broken.

I feel no tension from either handle so I'm assuming a spring of some sort broke or disconnected. As I said before the car is unlocked but with both handles broken I have no way to open it please help!!
My car has a manual transmission.
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Hi there. What a predicament. You may need to have a locksmith or one of our technicians assist you with opening the door on the inside from outside the vehicle. It sounds like the clips that hold the actuator rods/cables for the handles may have broken and allowed the rods to fall out of the latch/door handles. Once the doors are open, the panels will need to be removed and a proper inspection performed. I suggest having a qualified technician perform an inspection to avoid replacing unnecessary parts and assist with getting those doors open. Your Mechanic has several available technicians that can assist you with a doors do not open inspection on each door that requires an inspection.

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One common reason the car door lock is stuck in the locked position is due to broken connections within the door panel or lock assembly. These include a broken link from either the handle, lock cylinder, or interior locking post/switch to the car door latch.
If the door won`t open from the inside, try unlocking the door from the outside and see if that resolves the problem. Use a keyfob if you have it to try unlocking the vehicle, if that doesn`t work try the power lock buttons inside. If it does, the power door lock system may need to be repaired or replaced.
If the car door does not open from the inside, there may be a problem with the connections between the lock and the handle or latch. A bad battery can also cause this issue. In some cases, damage to components such as cables or switches can prevent a car door from opening normally.
It will normally cost between $200 and $600 to fix a car door lock, depending on the problem and the type of vehicle you drive. . Because replacing electronic door locks involves technical components, if you`re unsure how to proceed, it`s typically easier if a mechanic replaces them.
Use a screwdriver to loosen the screws on the door handle. If this is too tight, it can pinch the spring and prevent the mechanism from working. By loosening this, you may be able to open the door.
A house door that won`t open from the inside or outside could also be the result of a broken doorknob. As you spin the handle, the internal latch should move from the insert along the frame. Call an entry door repair team to address the issue without damaging the door.
Newer vehicles are sealed up well in an attempt to limit noise intrusion into the cabin. So breaking that seal will require a bit more of a push. Try rolling down a window and opening the doors with this window wide open. The open window will allow the interior air to escape and the door should swing open easily.
Use a small screwdriver or thin tool on interior doors.

Push an eyeglasses screwdriver, a paper clip hammered flat, or a very small butter knife into this hole. Push it straight through as far as you can, and turn or twist it until it catches a groove and the lock clicks open.

The main culprits to look out for are loose springs or parts that stick out. You can check this by trying to press the latch bolt tongue inwards, if you can`t do this then it`s most likely broken and beyond economic repair. 5) Another check to look out for is any debris that`s blocking up the lugs in the door handle.
The main culprits to look out for are loose springs or parts that stick out. You can check this by trying to press the latch bolt tongue inwards, if you can`t do this then it`s most likely broken and beyond economic repair. 5) Another check to look out for is any debris that`s blocking up the lugs in the door handle.

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