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Identify Door Lock type (How to)

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by Diyisfun, 7 Jan 2019.

  1. Diyisfun

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    I have a Yale lock (cylinder) fitted to folding bi-fold patio doors, I cant lock from the outside, I am guessing I need a new cylinder. How do I know what I need? do I have to take it out to identify?
    I have tried other keys & WD40.
     
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    Best to post some photos someone will know the type(y)
     
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    Just taken the cylinder off, no markings on it, I think its all about the length.
    Trip to Toolstation with the cylinder for me.
     
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    you decided against posting photos, then?
     
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    If it is a eurolock type you measure each end to the centre some are equal some longer on one side than the other.
     
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    There was no point in photo, I have taken them, its a Yale lock.
    You measure each side.
     
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