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      09-18-2012, 10:58 PM   #1
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door pins

stupid question
how the hell do you remove that pin(the pin you push to lock/unlock the door)
i try to unscrew.
i try to pull it off.
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      09-18-2012, 11:08 PM   #2
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yes, i did try to unscrew......both of them.
maybe i need a pair of Vise grip.

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You can't remove the lock pins from outside - you first need to remove the door card, then the moisture/sound baffle to expose the innards of the door. Then have a look-see with a flashlight - it is connected to the door lock mechanism via a steel rod tha needs to be unhooked then the pin pulls INTO the door and out.
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I noticed my driver side door pin sits slightly higher than the passenger side ones when locked.

Is this normal?
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Mine seem to be equal height, both sides, all four doors (I have an E87 hatch), locked or open. If the locks are functioning properly, I wouldn't worry too much about it.. But I would imagine it wouldn't be too difficult to "equalize" the height - open up the door and tweak the rod a bit?
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Mine seem to be equal height, both sides, all four doors (I have an E87 hatch), locked or open. If the locks are functioning properly, I wouldn't worry too much about it.. But I would imagine it wouldn't be too difficult to "equalize" the height - open up the door and tweak the rod a bit?
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      09-20-2012, 09:37 PM   #7
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You can't remove the lock pins from outside - you first need to remove the door card, then the moisture/sound baffle to expose the innards of the door. Then have a look-see with a flashlight - it is connected to the door lock mechanism via a steel rod tha needs to be unhooked then the pin pulls INTO the door and out.
thanks for the info.
There a guy here selling these nice cf pins.
He told me that the pins were screwed.
Good think I try before buying the pins

thanks again.
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