3-15. Door Latch Assembly.
This task covers:
a. Remove and Disassemble
b. Inspect and Service
c. Assemble and Install
General Mechanics Automotive Tool Kit
Keeper Shims, PN SC-B-200153
Lubricant, Silicone (Item 18, Appendix
Sealer (Item 29 or 30, Appendix D)
Shield Compound (Item 11, Appendix D)
Washer Shims, PN SC-D-200140-8
a. Remove and Disassemble. (figure 3-13)
Push out three spring pins (1) and remove three pins (2) and three flat washers (3) attaching ends of
latch rod assemblies (4) to latch arm assemblies (5). Remove latch rod assemblies.
Remove two self-locking nuts (6) and two flat washers (7) and remove upper and lower latch arm
assemblies (5) from threaded ends of carriage bolts (8). Remove one spacer (9) from each latch arm
Detent (10) is only located on bottom carriage bolt. Spacer(11) is only located on top
Remove detent (10), spacer (11), shim washers (12) and spacers (13) from carriage bolts (8). Pull
carriage bolts out of door.
Punch out spring pin (14) and take handle (15) off inside of door.
Punch out grooved pin (16) and take middle latch arm assembly (5) off inside of door.
Unscrew bearing sleeve nut (17) from handle shaft bearing sleeve (18) on inside of door.
Pull handle assembly (29 through 32) and handle shaft bearing sleeve (18) out of door.
Remove screw (19) and lockwasher (20), and remove padlock and key (21).
Remove two wood screws (22) and remove escutcheon plate (23) from outside of door.
Remove two cap screws (24) and two lockwashers (25) from each of three keepers (26) and remove
keepers. Remove all shims (27). Record number and thickness of shims removed.
Remove latch lock assembly from middle (tapped) keeper (26) by unscrewing pin (28).