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Red Gecko
31st August 2008, 08:36 AM
Hello everyone

The driver's door lock (the bit you put your key into) has come loose and the whole assembly actually fell out the other day. I have put it back in place and put a piece of duct tape over it for the moment.

Is this a common problem?
Is this something that I can fix myself and if not, should I call an autoelectrician or a mechanic???

Cheers
Gecko

just_bj
31st August 2008, 09:02 AM
There should be a clip that holds it in from inside the door - You'll have to take the interior door trim off to find out what the problem is.76

Red Gecko
31st August 2008, 09:12 AM
Thanks for the diagram. It was the key cylinder (7) that came out. Perhaps the spring clip thingy is still inside the door. I will do some homework on removing door trims...

Cheers

Gecko

just_bj
31st August 2008, 10:10 AM
You'll need one of those wide flat thin tools to pop the clips.77

Peaty
31st August 2008, 12:32 PM
This is a handy tool to have for trim removal. It can be found at most automotive stores and it's pretty cheap.

http://www.scoobymods.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2835&d=1088646642

Red Gecko
1st September 2008, 09:31 AM
Thanks for the tips.
I will go and have a snoop around my local supacheap auto store for a trim removal tool....
Cheers
Gecko

Peaty
1st September 2008, 11:58 AM
http://www.scoobymods.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=5877&d=1181525252

This one works too