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Old 12-03-2012, 07:25 PM   #1
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Door lock actuator tips

Okay so I just replaced my door lock actuators and discovered a few tricks that might help someone else. I did it on my 87 gt but I'm sure it would help other generations too.

When you get the door panel removed use a saws all blade or hack saw blade to cut the little rod.

Use a drill bit one size smaller than they say them drilling out the robot that way you won't destroy the factory metal bracket. Much better than the plastic one they supply

Soak the old bracket and actuator down with oil and remove the old actuator soo you can use the metal bracket.

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Rivet not robot.

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Hope this helps someone!
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