Mitsubishi Eclipse 1990-1998 Repair Guide

Door Locks

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Manual Locks

See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Door lock cylinder and related components-1990-94 vehicles with manual locks

  1. Remove the door interior trim panel and weatherproof film. Position the door glass so the key cylinder and related components are accessible.
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  3. Disconnect the actuator rod(s) from the lock cylinder. If equipped with a theft alarm system, detach the electrical connector at the door key cylinder unlock switch.
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Fig. Fig. 2: Exploded view of the door locks and related components-1995-98 vehicles

  1. Remove the retainer ring from the base of the door lock cylinder.
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  3. Remove the door lock key cylinder from the vehicle.
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  5. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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Power Locks

See Figures 3

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  



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Fig. Fig. 3: Power door lock actuator and related components-1990-94 vehicles with power locks

  1. Remove the door trim panel and waterproof film.
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  3. Disconnect the door lock actuator from the door latch assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove the retainer bolt and nut. Detach the electrical connector, then remove the door latch assembly from the door.
  6.  
  7. Remove the retainer ring from the base of the door lock cylinder.
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  9. Remove the door lock key cylinder from the vehicle.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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