Pontiac Fiero 1984-1988 Repair Guide

Door Lock Assembly

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 Disengage the door ajar switch wire from the door lock



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Fig. Fig. 2 Exploded view of the door lock and handle assemblies

Do not attempt to correct any lock discrepancies. Make corrections through the replacement of the lock assembly.

  1. Remove the door trim panel and water deflector as previously outlined in this section.
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  3. Remove the lock rods at the lock assembly.
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  5. Disconnect the door ajar switch wire connector from the main harness.
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  7. Remove the three lock assembly screws and lower the assembly to disengage the outside handle lock bar. Remove the assembly through the access hole in the inner door panel.
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To install:

  1. Position the lock assembly into the mounting area. Install the spring clip on the lock assembly.
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  3. Connect the lock rods to the respective clips on the assembly.
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  5. Install the lock assembly retaining screws and torque to 80-100 inch lb. (9-11 Nm). Inspect for proper operation.
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  7. Install the door ajar switch connector, water deflector and door trim panel.
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