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ACMEMOPARS 09-10-2018 09:57 AM

68 Ambassador door mechanism broken + won't open from outside.
 
The outside door handle on my 68 Ambassador is extremely loose and will not open the door. I've tried pushing in and pulling while twisting the knob, etc... and after about 15 minutes and about to give up, it finally worked its way loose and I was able to open it.

I unscrewed the door handle mechanism (took it apart) and found that the internal mechanism is just wore out and needs replaced. The actual handles themselves are OK and can be reused.

What are the best options for replacement of the internal mechanism, maybe a complete replacement kit, etc and what is a recommended source ?

Thanks in advance.
Mike Nelson
Denison, Tx

montanablue 09-10-2018 10:00 AM

Contact me at r_whiten@hotmail.com and I will help you. I sell and rebuild these locks all the time. Maybe I can help.
Rick (Montanablue)


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