Chrysler Neon 1995-1999 Repair Guide

Door Locks

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Remove the door trim panel.
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  3. Remove the water shield, as follows:
    1. If equipped, remove the door speaker.
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    3. Remove the door trim pull cup mount bracket.
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    5. Disengage the clip holding the lock linkage to the lock button bell crank.
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    7. Carefully peel the water shield away from the adhesive around the edge of the inner door panel.

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      Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the water shield by carefully peeling it away from the inner door panel

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  5. Close the window.
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  7. Disconnect the door lock rod from the latch.
    1. Remove the clip holding the lock cylinder to the door handle.
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    3. Pull the lock cylinder from the door handle.
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Fig. Fig. 2: The door lock cylinder is mounted in the outside door handle

To install:
  1. Push the lock cylinder into the door handle.
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  3. Install the clip holding the lock cylinder to the door handle.
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  5. Connect the door lock rod to the latch.
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  7. Install the water shield, as follows:
    1. Make sure there is enough adhesive to secure the water shield.
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    3. Place the water shield in position, then press securely to the adhesive, making sure to properly route the wiring and linkages.
    4.  
    5. Engage the clip holding the lock linkage to the lock button bell crank.
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    7. Install the door trim pull cup mount bracket.
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    9. Engage the clip holding the lock linkage to the lock button bell crank.
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    11. Install the door trim pull cup mount bracket.
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    13. If equipped, install the door speaker.
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  9. Install the door trim panel, as outlined earlier in this section.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
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