Date: Tue, 16 Mar 1999 22:19:19 +0200
From: "Seppo Metsälä" <>
Subject: Re: Elec. door lock failure

Fred Brosi wrote in message <>... >The electric door locking systemon my '88 900s is acting up. >Actually, it's the mechanical part of the system that's at fault. I >can't unlock the driver's door--key turns, but nothing happens. If I >go in through the passenger door and pull the button on the driver's >door, all doors unlock. If I push that button down, all doors lock. > >Any suggestions? I'd like to avoid tearing the door apart, but I'll >bet that's the only answer. > You can open quite easily the inner panel of the door to see what's wrong. You need Torx screwdrivers to open window handle and other screws. After that you need to remove plastic protector carefully. The lock cylinder has a small plastic lever connected thru a rod to the locking mechanism. I quess that the rod is disconnected from either end. The lock cylinder can be removed by removing spring plate. Good luck Seppo

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