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Repaired! Hello Benimur, Was able to loosen the rubber gasket a bit, by fitrst removing the metal wire that holds te gasket in place. Then I had more space to work on the lock. And yes, there was a little metal bit in the lock-system. Now the lock works again properly. I do hope a put the rubber gasket back in place allright.. yours, Hans Peter

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Congratulations, it may help you if you use a bit of water with a bit of detergent as lubricant when snapping back the rubber gasket in place.

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