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My keys from my 1996 Geo Tracker have been stolen! So now I need to bring the passenger side door lock cylinder to the locksmith so she can make me a new set. However, I have no idea how to get it out of the door! and more importantly, to get it back in. Any ideas?

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You would need to take the inner door panel off. To do this you would need to take off the screws for the arm rest and you need to remove the door handle.

There are several plastic clips that hold the door panel on. You will need to use a tool like a small crow bar or flat bar to help to pry the plastic clips loose. There may also be some screws holding it in place.

Once the door panel is off, you should be able to get a look at the lock with a flashlight. You will see that the lock assembly has a linkage rod that needs to be removed. There is also a spring clip that holds the lock assembly tight against the door. You have to force this U shaped clip out so that it is not holding the lock assembly against the door anymore.
Try not to drop the clip down inside the door.

Installation is just the reverse of the removal. It is not too hard to do. Just a bit of work.

You may want to purchase a Haynes manual from your local parts store if you plan on doing things yourself on your vehicle. It is a very handy reference to have, and it will pay for itself in no time.

There are many locksmiths that will come to your vehicle and fix the problem for you, but it will be more expensive.

You could also go to a salvage yard and buy the locks and the keys and do it that way.

You can do it. Just be persistent and you will get it.

If you need more help, post a comment, and I will help you.

Thanks,

Tim


Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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