GM Cavalier/Sunbird/Skyhawk/Firenza 1982-1994

Door Locks

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Raise the window to the full up position.
  2.  
  3. Remove the inside door trim panel.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Front door lock bellcrank and actuator - 1992 vehicle shown



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Fig. Fig. 2: Rear door lock system - 1992 vehicle shown

  1. Detach the water deflector enough to access the lock actuator.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the outside handle-to-lock assembly rod.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the lock cylinder-to-lock assembly rod.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the inside handle-to-lock assembly rod.
  8.  
  9. Unfasten the lock assembly screws/bolts and remove the lock from the door. If equipped, detach the electrical connectors.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Attach the electrical connector (if equipped), position the lock assembly to the door and install the retaining screws/bolts. Tighten the screws/bolts to 62 inch lbs. (7 Nm). Do NOT overtighten.
  2.  
  3. Attach the outside handle to the lock assembly rod.
  4.  
  5. Connect the lock cylinder to the lock assembly rod.
  6.  
  7. Connect the inside handle to the lock rod and inside locking rod.
  8.  
  9. Fasten the water deflector.
  10.  
  11. Install the inside door trim panel.
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