Question about Kwikset Professional Door Lock installation Kit

3 Answers

Keyhole is upside down...can it be reversed?

Help??

Posted by on

  • timeismoney Mar 23, 2009

    I just purchased a Kwikset smartkey lock set from Home Depot. I liked the nickel finish of the knob and deadbolt so I chose the matching set. After opening the package and examining the lock-in-door- knob, I realized that the lock keyhole would be upside down if installed for a right hand door. I considered taking the lock apart to orientate the lock in the right position for my door swing so the lock would be in the correct position without turning the key upside down to unlock the door. Too involved and too complicated and I really didn't want to disassemble something I shouldn't have to. I took the lock back for a refund and bought another cheaper Kwikset smart key lock set. The same situation occured with the new lock set. It seems Kwikset manufactured these smart key locks for left hand doors only. These locks are NOT easily reversible without professional locksmithing tools and skills and without inflicting damage. By the way, these locks are made in Mexico now and its apparent in the Q.C. Kwikset should specify on the packaging the locks are not interchangeable for left and right doors and identify the lock as right or left swing. Kwikset, PLEASE get it right!

×

Ad

3 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Yes it can but it requireas a professional tool - takes just a few minuted to pop it in, turn it upside down and pop it back in.

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    New Friend:

    An expert that has 1 follower.

    Greenhorn:

    A rookie expert who has answered 20 questions on their first day.

  • Contributor
  • 23 Answers

Lol, who cares? Why does it matter? Or, maybe I'm missing something...?

Posted on Mar 16, 2015

Ad
  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    New Friend:

    An expert that has 1 follower.

    Greenhorn:

    A rookie expert who has answered 20 questions on their first day.

  • Expert
  • 108 Answers

Or remove lock and turn locking mechanism handle and all !

Posted on Nov 02, 2014

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

In turbo hydro 700 why would forward gears make the rear wheels go in reverse


Your differential is upside down. Ford model T's had the same problem. It was possible to mount the rear axle upside down which made the car go forward in reverse and backward in forward gears.

Mar 07, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My projector screen is showing my computer screen upside down, how can I fix this?


I don't know your model but you just need to go into the menu and look for the section that explains how to reverse or rotate your image. Many people ceing mount them upside down and need to flip the picture which is what has happened to you.

Jan 09, 2013 | Office Equipment & Supplies

1 Answer

Thomson 27lcdb03b picture upside down


I would suspect main board more than one you replaced--not likely to get help as Thompson is not known for that--possible firmware upgrade seems likely.

On every set I have seen with upside down/inverted or reversed screen etc it has been either a firmware issue or a main board.

Jun 07, 2012 | Televison & Video

1 Answer

C905 reversed upside down screen


I have a Sony Ericsson c905 phone and the screen is perfect, but upside down on all applications. Otherwise the phone operates normally. How can I fix this?

Mar 06, 2010 | Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot C905 Cell Phone

1 Answer

View is upside down


Yes-- all astronomical telescope are upside down--

NO --- UP or DOWN in outer space! Reversing the image just introduces more "glass" into the optical train.


Mar 15, 2009 | Citiwell International Orbitor 5500...

1 Answer

Inverted image


no solution I know and I have the same problem!!! Did you find a solution yet???

Mar 04, 2009 | Konica Minolta DiMAGE E50 Digital Camera

4 Answers

Picture reversed and upside down on screen????????


just happened to me, phoned customer support and solution is to press the Ctrl key and Alt key and Up arrow together and it should solve the problem

May 02, 2007 | Toshiba SD-P1200 Portable DVD Player

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kwikset Professional Door Lock installation Kit Logo

5,406 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kwikset Locks & Locksmithing Experts

Jim Thurston

Level 3 Expert

672 Answers

Mike

Level 3 Expert

4341 Answers

J.D. Browning
J.D. Browning

Level 3 Expert

2760 Answers

Are you a Kwikset Lock and Locksmithing Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...