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Lin
repairing a broken Papaiz 323 traditional mortise door lock

The handle of the storm door has gone"limp" - but I can't seem to remove it from the door (even after removing all the screws). Is there something "special" about removing a Papaiz 323 traditional mortise door lock from a screen door?

I hate to purchase a replacement handle/lock for $70 if this is something like a spring that can be replaced. But I can't get the entire lock off the door in order to see what the actual problem is. :confused:

Sombreuil_mongrel
Re: repairing a broken Papaiz 323 traditional mortise door lock

The handles and the lock cylinder need to come out first. There are setscrews for each; you may also need the key to remove the cylinder. The setscrew for the cylinder is at the lower end of the latch plate. Hopefully nothing is rusted.
Casey

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