Question about Kwikset Professional Door Lock installation Kit
My deadbolt is loose - I think it needs to be tightened inside the lock mechanism - tightening the face place does nothing. I cannot figure out how to get inside the mechanism. How do I get to it? The only screws are on the face plate on the side of the door.
I just had the same problem as samrpetrich with a loose kwikset deadbolt. Here's how I fixed it - on the inside of the door, take off the latch that flips the deadbolt in and out using a very small allen key. There is a round plate cover that is snapped on top of the inside deadbolt mechanism. If you look on the bottom aspect of this round plate you'll see where it snaps on; once I saw where to apply pressure it came off easily - taking off this plate exposed the two screws beneath that were loose. Once I tightened these, I snapped the plate cover back on, but the dead bolt latch back and everything is tight again. Hope this helps.
Posted on Jan 31, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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