2001 95 removing door lock cylinder - SaabCentral Forums
*
Home Saab Pictures Saab Classifieds Saab Dealer Listings Saab Forum Saab Forum


Go Back   SaabCentral Forums > Saab 9-5 Mk.I, 1998-2009 > 9-5 Workshop

9-5 Workshop 9-5 Workshop (1997 to 2010) Technical Forum

SaabCentral.com is the premier Saab Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 20th November 2010
tirado_881's Avatar
tirado_881 tirado_881 is offline
SaabNut!
 
Join Date: Apr 2008                                                
Location: rhode island
My Saabs: 00viggen
Posts: 425
Garage
Exclamation 2001 95 removing door lock cylinder

i am trying to change the door lock cylinder for my drivers front door can someone please tell me how to remove the cylinder also if it comes out with or without the rest of the handle.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 20th November 2010
bob3000's Avatar
bob3000 bob3000 is offline
Saab Lunatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2010                                                
Location: Ottawa
My Saabs: 2000 9-5 AERO MPS STG2
Posts: 1,471
Default

You have to get at it from inside the door, remove the interior door panel, this info is from the WIS, it's pretty involved.

1.Open the window

2.Remove the door trim.

3.Remove the water separator carefully.

4.Remove the weatherstrip screw and lift away the strip.

5.Raise the window lift so that the window mounting becomes visible at the top edge on the lower large hole. The clips on the slide rollers will then become more easily accessible.

6.Detach the scissor-lift braces from the window mounting by removing the clips and then prising loose the braces from the rollers with a large flat chisel. Prise between the brace and the rail and close to the ball so the brace is not deformed.

7.Lift out the window by tilting up the back edge.

8.Knock out the steel cores from the rivets securing the metal finisher for the wire to the interior door handle and remove the wire from the finisher.

9.Drill out the rivets, lift away the metal finisher and unhook the wire from the lock.

10.Driver's door: Detach the guard by removing the rear nut for the handle and guard as well as the guard's screw.

11.Driver's door: Undo a section of upper window moulding and drill out the rivet. Loosen the bottom of the guide rail, 2 bolts.

12.Driver's door: Turn the guide rail forward and lift out the guard.

13.Undo the three screws holding the lock on the door.

14.Unplug the connector from the lock unit.

15.Detach the pull rod from the lock by turning the lock while unhooking the pushrod between the outer handle and the lock.

16.Lift out the lock unit.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 25th January 2013
rpithug rpithug is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012                                                
Location: Albany, NY
My Saabs: 2000 9-5 2.3t
Posts: 10
Default

I know this topic has been open for a while, but I just did this for my '01 driver door. The WIS instructs you to drill out rivets but I was able to extract the cylinder WITHOUT removing any of them.

You need to remove the door trim & window. Lots of threads out there on this. If the door is off the car you can power the window motor with pins 3 & 4 near the hinges. I used a 18V power tool battery pack and some simple electrical leads with alligator clips.

Remove the T25 screw and two 10mm nuts (through holes in the panel) on the black molded plastic handle guard inside the door.

Unscrew the three T30 screws holding the door lock unit. You can also undo its connector and bend it aside. Undo the two 10mm bolts on the interior face of the door (lower left) that holds the window's metal guide rail in place. There is a rivet that holds this in at the top near the manual door lock under some weatherstripping...I was still able to bend the rail out at the bottom to get enough clearance to move things around.

With things loose inside, you can now sneak the specially-formed black plastic cover behind the handle out towards the middle of the door by some tugging from within (this piece might be a PIA to get back in without drilling out the upper rivet - not somewhere I ventured).

At this point it helps to have a T20 torx allen key. You now have access to a screw holding the lock cylinder (at about 4 o'clock) that can easily be undone with such a tool - since space is tight. With the screw out, place the car key in the lock cylinder and turn counter clockwise as if you were unlocking the door. At the same time, push the key into the door and the cylinder should dislodge. Find an angle which you can withdraw the key and you should then be able to walk the cylinder off the pushrod it's connected to. You're done!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SaabCentral Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:22 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

top of page | sitemap | email us



copyright © 2003 - 2011 saabcentral.com, All rights reserved http://www.whiter.co.uk - valid xhtml - valid css
SaabCentral is an independently run website and is not affiliated in any way to Saab Automobile AB.


Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.