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Offline Filx

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Removing dead rear door lock when door is locked closed?
« on: November 18, 2014, 10:52:07 am »
What's the technique for removing a dead Mk4 door lock when the door is locked closed? Is it just get brutal and smash it?
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Re: Removing dead rear door lock when door is locked closed?
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2017, 03:54:13 pm »
Haha, looks like mine has the very same issue Phil...
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Re: Removing dead rear door lock when door is locked closed?
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2018, 06:11:35 pm »
What did you do?
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Re: Removing dead rear door lock when door is locked closed?
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2018, 12:32:06 pm »
Beat the bejesus out of it
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Re: Removing dead rear door lock when door is locked closed?
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2018, 04:16:39 pm »
if you haven't got the door card off. Lower the window and pull the outer lower seal out. Then you should be able to see the top door lock. Then get a long screw driver and find the seam where the lock body half join together. hit it with a hammer and split the half's apart. This should pop the locking gears. then the door should open and you can pull the door card off.
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Re: Removing dead rear door lock when door is locked closed?
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2018, 10:15:44 am »
Nice one Kiwihigh. Vert you should know better! I blame all my destroyed door cards on you!
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Re: Removing dead rear door lock when door is locked closed?
« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2018, 02:41:35 pm »
the answer is simple, convert it to a 2-door
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