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Thread: M Series Door Latch Repair

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigSky View Post
    Can Someone help me with how to get the latch mechanism out of the door? I need to replace the spring. It broke off in two parts. One part is still in the mechanism, the other I did find inside the door frame after removing the side panel.
    I don't remember it being difficult, so I just took a look.

    It looks like you remove the door handle (1 screw in the center), and the 3 screws surrounding it, and then remove the 3 screws around the latch. 1 on the interior, and 2 on the back edge of the door, above and below the actual latch. Then drop the whole thing down and out the access panel.
    Depending on how yours is broken into 2 pieces, the fishing it out the access panel may be even easier than usual.
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    I'll look into it, I might even have some pictures somewhere?
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