How to Take the Cylinder Out of a Door?

Answer When you insert the right key into a cylinder lock, the key turns a cylinder, which in turn opens and closes the door latch. Even if you have not had any prior experience with taking out door locks... Read More »

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How to Replace a Car Door Lock Cylinder?

The door lock cylinder on a car is not just there to protect you and your family, giving you some peace of mind, but also to protect the vehicle itself from theft and anything on the inside. Whenev... Read More »

How do I get a plug cylinder out of a door knob?

Removing a Plug CylinderTake the cover plates off the inside and outside of the door. Remove the two long screws that hold the indoor and outdoor knobs together. Hold one knob in each hand, and pul... Read More »

Is a double cylinder door handle always locked?

No, a double cylinder door handle is locked or unlocked with a key, just like a single cylinder lock. The difference is that a key is required to work the lock on either side of a double cylinder d... Read More »

How do I Remove a 1997 Sentra Door Cylinder Lock?

Many people who change their own ignition lock cylinder on their 1997 Nissan Sentra do not realize that they must also change the door lock cylinder in the driver's side door -- or else they will h... Read More »