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Old 10-24-2019, 11:42 AM   #11
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The plastic anti theft cover that goes from top to bottom. Once you get the cover off you can spritz the latch assembly and lift the lever to open the door.
Thank you I will go and try that now. :)
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Old 10-24-2019, 12:18 PM   #12
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The plastic anti theft cover that goes from top to bottom. Once you get the cover off you can spritz the latch assembly and lift the lever to open the door.
I have undone and twisted the anti theft cover, but the only moving part i can see is the rod to the outside handle, which moves freely but doesnt undo the door.

I have sprayed it with loads of WD40 round the back where the latch is bolted to the door by the striker so hoping it will loosen it.

Is that the correct part to be lifting?
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So it seems after getting in to the inner door and removing the anti theft cover the lock is still locked. I cant see a way to physically unlock it so the outside handle or the inner cable with open the latch.

Anybody know how to unlock the unit or am I going to have to break it apart insitu so I can get to the latch to open door.
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Old 10-24-2019, 01:51 PM   #14
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So it seems after getting in to the inner door and removing the anti theft cover the lock is still locked. I cant see a way to physically unlock it so the outside handle or the inner cable with open the latch.

Anybody know how to unlock the unit or am I going to have to break it apart insitu so I can get to the latch to open door.
Be calm. Remove the outside door handle. Remove the door handle reinforcement. You see the rod that goes from the handle down to the latch? That is the lock/unlock manual rod. You should be able to move it up and down. I presume you have the battery disconnected or the plug at the latch disconnected at the switch.

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Hi pbfoot

i havent removed the reinforcement or outside handle yet, but the battery is disconnected. I cant seem to get the wiring plug off of the latch.

The rod that goes down from outside handle moves freely and makes a noise but doesnt unlock the latch.

There is only one rod and one moveable part on the latch. Looking online some seem to have two rods, but mine doesnt.
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Old 10-24-2019, 02:06 PM   #16
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Hi pbfoot

i havent removed the reinforcement or outside handle yet, but the battery is disconnected. I cant seem to get the wiring plug off of the latch.

The rod that goes down from outside handle moves freely and makes a noise but doesnt unlock the latch.

There is only one rod and one moveable part on the latch. Looking online some seem to have two rods, but mine doesnt.
The latch is seized. You need to liberally spray pb blaster in there and take a break. Then come back and manually move the lever not the rod to work it loose. I just went through this on my SVT. It is easier if you disconnect the outside handle and door reinforcement. That way the rod is not putting any pressure on the lever. You can also open hand pound on the inside door while you activate the lever.
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Old 10-24-2019, 02:17 PM   #17
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taken those off now. What is PB blaster?

Thanks for your time and patience BTW :)
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taken those off now. What is PB blaster?

Thanks for your time and patience BTW :)
Spray solvent/lubricant. You're welcome.
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Old 10-24-2019, 02:20 PM   #19
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Just googled it. I have Plus Gas which is a penetrating oil,. Should I be spraying it in where the lever is?
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Old 10-24-2019, 02:25 PM   #20
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My fiasco. I went to the breakers and pulled a latch assembly with the pull cable. Much easier to install.
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