FAULTY DOOR LOCK - ROLLS ROYCE: SILVER SHADOW, 1974

  • Tiny
  • rajchoitram
  • 1974 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 6,700,000 miles

Dear 2 Car Pros,

Can you please advise?

We have a Rolls Royce with a faulty lock, as below.

- 1974 Silver Shadow
- Left hand door
- External lock
- Key rotates without opening the lock.

What is the remedy?

Thank you,
-Raj

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Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 AT 9:37 PM

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  • rivermikerat
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Remove the inner door panel and reattach the linkage to the lock cylinder.

If the actuator is just spinning on the lock cylinder, you'll have to replace the cylinder.

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Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 AT 4:30 PM

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