Back door lock seized

Postby Mid » Tue May 05, 2009 8:29 pm

I have recently moved into a house that has been unoccupied for 12 months. The back door mortice lock appears to have seized completly - when I put the key in it doesn't turn either way.

I have tried plenty of WD40, but still no success.
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Simply Build It

Postby carousel88200 » Sat Aug 08, 2009 2:34 pm

i think you'd be best off taking the lock out and having a look inside, chances are the lock mechanism inside has rusted up and jammed.
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Postby PNC » Sat Oct 03, 2009 9:06 pm

Is the door locked shut?
How far does the key turn either way?
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