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Problems changing a doorknob

Our door handle broke off of our entrance door knob and we are trying to replace it but we can not get the door knob apart to remove it from the door so we can replace it. how do we pull the old door handles apart

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If there are no visable screws on the inside of the door than there is a cover plate that can be removed by prying it off with a small screwdriver revealing the screws. Please remember to rate my answer

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Take the new doorknob, striker, and strike plate out of the packaging and look for the directions. (Most doorknobs are installed in the same way, but there are always exceptions.)

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