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Help needed to remove door (UPVC) handles to replace multipoint lock

Postby LeeBob21 » Wed May 06, 2020 5:45 pm

Hi there,
I hope i'm in the correct thread.
I'm really struggling to remove the door handles on my front door so that I can replace the gearbox.
The problem is I can't remove the handles. I've removed all the screws from the multipoint lock and the cylinder. Now all that remain are the door handles. I looked for a screw under the handle and on the face plate but nothing.
I've included some photos for clarification. If more are needed please ask and i'll get them right away, thanks.

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Postby stoneyboy » Wed May 06, 2020 9:34 pm

Hi leebob21
Assuming there are not fixing screws on the opposite side to your picture you will probably need to carefully prise off the chrome cover which is like a capping over the long thin part of the handle. This may only be one side and removal should expose the fixing screws.
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