GM Prizm/Nova 1985-1993 Repair Guide

Door Locks

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Front or Rear Doors
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the door panel and watershield. Remove the service hole cover.
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  5. Disconnect the door outside opening linkage. Remove the two mounting bolts and remove the door handle if in need of replacement.
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  7. Disconnect the lock cylinder control linkage.
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  9. Remove the lock knob and the child protector lock lever knob.
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  11. Remove the lock assembly retaining screws and remove the door lock. If equipped with power locks, disconnect the electrical connector.
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To install:
  1. Coat all the door lock sliding surfaces with multi-purpose grease.
  2.  
  3. Install the outside handle with the two retaining bolts, if removed.
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  5. Install the door lock solenoid linkage to the door lock.
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  7. Connect the link to the outside handle.
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  9. Install the lock knob and the child protector lock lever knob.
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  11. Install the door opening control link.
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  13. Install the door lock cylinder control linkage.
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  15. Install the door panel and watershield.
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  17. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
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