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I cannot remove the door lock to replace it.  It is a screwless type but i dont know the brand

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  • Joe Neff May 11, 2010

    How old is the house? Is it an older door knob ( Like 30 years or older? ) What is the exact problem? Is it functional? Is it the Outside Entry Door or an Interior Door? With this and more description of the problem....I think I can FixYa.......Joe


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Generally, you remove the faceplate on the thin side of the door... there should be 2 screws there... then you'll see 2 holes on another faceplate underneath that one, which require an allen key of the right size... if your lucky you'll see a flathead bolt that can be loosened... then put your key only partially into the deadbolt and turn it counterclockwise and it will come out into your hand... then replace it or rekey it.

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