GM: Electra/Park Avenue/Ninety-Eight 1990-1993

Door Locks

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



1990 Vehicles


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Fig. Fig. 1 Power door lock actuator-1990 vehicles



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Fig. Fig. 2 Lock assembly with door ajar switch-1990 vehicles



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Fig. Fig. 3 Door lock system block out spring and plug



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Fig. Fig. 4 Door lock cylinder-1990 vehicles

Actuator
  1. Remove the door trim panel and water deflector.
  2.  
  3. Disengage the actuator linkage from the bell crank.
  4.  
  5. Drill out the actuator retainer rivets.
  6.  
  7. Remove the actuator.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the actuator to the door using replacement 3 / 16 inch rivets.
  2.  
  3. Attach the linkage.
  4.  
  5. Check for proper operation.
  6.  
  7. Install the water deflector and trim panel.
  8.  

Lock assembly

Do not operate the lock or remove the block out plug until the lock is installed and the rod is connected.

  1. Remove the door trim panel and water deflector.
  2.  
  3. Label and disconnect all rods connected to the lock.
  4.  
  5. Remove the lock by straightening the tabs.
  6.  
  7. Remove the door ajar switch from the lock assembly.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the door ajar switch to the lock.
  2.  
  3. Install the lock to the door and bend the tabs over to secure.
  4.  
  5. Attach the rods to the lock.
  6.  
  7. Remove the block out plug and check operation.
  8.  
  9. Install the door water deflector and trim panel.
  10.  

Lock cylinder
  1. Remove the door trim panel and water deflector.
  2.  
  3. Position the door glass in the full up position.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the rod and connector.
  6.  
  7. Remove the retaining clip and remove the cylinder from the door.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Be sure the cylinder will be properly sealed when installing and install. Install the clip.
  2.  
  3. Connect the connector and rod.
  4.  
  5. Check for proper operation.
  6.  
  7. Install the water deflector and trim panel.
  8.  

1991-93 Vehicles


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Fig. Fig. 5 Door lock mechanism mounting-1991-93 vehicles



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Fig. Fig. 6 Door lock cylinder with door handle-1991-93 vehicles

Lock mechanism

Do not operate the lock or remove the block out plug until the lock is installed and the rod is connected.

  1. Remove the door trim panel and water deflector.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the lock rods from the lock mechanism.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
  6.  
  7. Remove the retaining screws and remove the lock mechanism.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the mechanism and retaining screws.
  2.  
  3. Connect the connectors.
  4.  
  5. Attach the lock rods.
  6.  
  7. Check for proper operation.
  8.  
  9. Install the door water deflector and trim panel.
  10.  

Lock cylinder
  1. Remove the door trim panel and water deflector.
  2.  
  3. Position the door glass in the full up position.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the rod and connector. Remove the door handle from the door by removing the bolts.
  6.  
  7. Remove the retaining nut and remove the cylinder from the handle.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the lock to the handle.
  2.  
  3. Install the door handle. Connect the connector and rod.
  4.  
  5. Check for proper operation.
  6.  
  7. Install the water deflector and trim panel.
  8.  

 
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