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Wink haus 3 point door lock is stiff, despite regular lubrication. Any suggestions?

The lock is fitted in a composite door (RockDoor). I don't really want to have to remove the lock from the door. Am I missing something simple?

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Loosen one of the screws holding it together and see if that frees it up. If so, it is getting twisted and the action isn't working right. You may have to adjust the screws to make it work freely.

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SOURCE: Mk 5 Golf bonnet won't lock. Tried lubricating and

the bonnet cable should be a 2 piece system,trace the cable from the lock and you should find the join,undo and try again to lock manually with a screwdriver.possibly the cable could be siezed.

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SOURCE: Hi, I am trying to manually unlock my Peugeot 406

They ise an anti theft system where the wrong key just spins, use a good maintenence spray (not WD40, it dries up too quick) 3in1 and duckhams duck oil are good, oil both locks and gently work them and hopfully you will be in!

Posted on Jan 02, 2010

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SOURCE: How do you lubricate the back door on this car?

I have always used grease or WD40 make sure if you use grease to wipe all of it off or it could get inside your car and get all over the carpet.

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SOURCE: I WANT TO LUBRICATE AND

use 3 in 1 machine oil on the pins,then open/shut doors as many times as it takes to ease stifness.

Posted on Sep 13, 2010

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SOURCE: 2007 Yaris Sedan key will

The door locks may require lubrication; they are likely sticking as they haven't been physically turned with a key for a while. Spray a little WD-40 in there.

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