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dajonx 04-19-2013 01:47 PM

Exterior Door Stays Locked
 
Hi,

I have a basement door that stays locked even though I unlock it. The door knob doesn't move at all. I tried unlocking it with a key outside and the switch inside. It just doesn't budge.

Does anyone know how to fix this?

Thanks!

oh'mike 04-19-2013 01:54 PM

Take off the knobs and see what is going on---all brands are a bit different--so ,without knowing what you have----you will have to see what is broken----

joecaption 04-19-2013 02:25 PM

Or just replace it, 10 min. $20.00 fix.

HomeSealed 04-19-2013 02:29 PM

Just replace the knob IMO. Probably something broken or seized up.


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