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Tighten the outside faceplate of a qwikset dead bolt.

I have a qwikset deadbolt. The outside faceplate is very loose. I want to tighten it. There are no visible screws on the inside faceplate. I have a T knob on the inside which I can remove with a # 1/16 allen wrench. I can't figure out how to remove the inside faceplate or tighten the out side face plate.

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    I've got the same problem. After removing the thumbturn, there's no screws.

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The inside face plate snaps on. To remove it remove the T handle and use a small flat head screwdriver to genty pry it off. Behind the cover you will find 2 screws to remove the lock halves.

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