Sliding Door Won't Lock

17 Dec 2007
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United Kingdom

I have got a problem with our sliding patio door, the handle won't go up to be able to lock the door. There is an allen key bolt which if I press it in the handle will slide up but it just pops back out again.

I have attached a couple of pictures and circled the allen key bolt.



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The Allen key thing is just a plunger, when you press it in the door thinks it's shut and will allow the handle to lift up, it just presses against the keeps on the frame when the door is slid closed.

The door has probably settled on its rollers or expanded a bit in this heat and the hooks aren't in line with the frame keeps, will probably require a small adjustment and the rollers with a long phillips screwdriver

Thanks for the reply, yes it does look like the door isn't lining up now with the catches. How do I adjust it I have looked at the bottom and there is a philips screw but that just seems to unscrew and not adjust the door. Could there be another place?

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The screw is on the wheels under the door, you may not even see the screw just stick a philips driver up there and try.

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