Chrysler Full-Size Trucks 1997-2000 Repair Guide

Door Locks

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Dakota, Durango
  1. Remove the door trim panel.
  2.  
  3. Remove the outside handle.
  4.  
  5. Disengage the lock cylinder to latch rod from the lock cylinder.
  6.  
  7. Using a small flat blade, pry the lock cylinder retaining clip from a lock cylinder housing/outside handle.
  8.  
  9. Push the lock cylinder out of the housing/outside handle.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Push the lock cylinder into lock cylinder housing/outside handle. Ensure that the lock cylinder is fully seated in the handle.
  2.  
  3. Install the lock cylinder retaining clip. Ensure the clip is fully seated.
  4.  
  5. Engage the lock cylinder to latch rod to the lock cylinder.
  6.  
  7. install the outside handle and trim panel.
  8.  



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Fig. Lock cylinder assembly-Dakota, Durango

Ram
  1. Remove the outside door handle:
    1. Remove the door trim panel.
    2.  
    3. Remove the water dam.
    4.  
    5. Roll up the glass.
    6.  
    7. Remove the fastener access plug from the door end panel.
    8.  
    9. Disengage the clips holding the latch and lock rods to the door latch.
    10.  
    11. Separate the latch and lock rods from the door latch.
    12.  
    13. Remove the nuts attaching outside door handle to door.
    14.  

  2.  
  3. Remove the clip securing the lock cylinder to outside door handle.
  4.  
  5. Pull the lock cylinder from the door handle.
  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  8.  



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Fig. Handle mounting-Ram



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Fig. Ram door lock cylinder

 
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