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Old 12-03-2006, 12:48 PM   #11
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Oh simple, in this situation, all you have to do is...ummm...geez....

Maybe try this...nah that wouldn't work.....

Ah ****, I'm out of ideas,

Tough...

Try rubbing against it?
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I generally just smack the door frames, maybe in a few places, with my hand to break the ice. Then, once you got it open, some sort of de-icer to prevent it from happening again. Vaseline will work if you wanna save a few bucks (and don't try and tell me a college kid ain't got Vaseline... )
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whenever my door freezes shut, i just hip-check the door right near the latch area, and it almost always will break the ice enough for it to open easily, or with minimal extra effort on the handle
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I generally just smack the door frames, maybe in a few places, with my hand to break the ice. Then, once you got it open, some sort of de-icer to prevent it from happening again. Vaseline will work if you wanna save a few bucks (and don't try and tell me a college kid ain't got Vaseline... )
Vaseline is old school, MOS.

I would say that bumping the door should work.
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I finally got in, it was mostly just the sun slowly defrosting the door. I went to Wal-Mart and got a can of wd-40 and sprayed the door seals. I wanted Slick 50 but no one carried it. IMO Slick 50 is superior to WD-40. But oh well.
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Um, what I do when my doors are frozen shut is to make a fist and hit around the top and handle sides of the door with a decent amount of force... pops open every time.
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I know its too late, but last time the Bonneville'* doors froze shut, I pried one open with an ice scraper. Being very careful not to scratch the paint.
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my doors freeze closed all the time and its not a matter of breaking the ice with the kind of seals mine are..they don't break... umm. so what is the best preventitve...scott said something about REMLUBE?
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I would bet RemLube would work, But I'm more familiar with CLP. Wal*Mart probably carries it in Sporting goods.
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pull harder?

guess that only works in the southern states, eh
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