Tilt&Slide Patio Door-Gear Lock Replacement

19 Sep 2017
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United Kingdom
Hi, I'm looking for some advice on replace the lock drive to my tilt & slide patio door.
Operating the open/tilt/close functions using the door handle has been troublesome for a while so yesterday I removed the handle, heard something fall to the bottom inside of the door unit.
When I loosened the side strip and pulled it from the door to look at the lock, the whole center part is now missing (the spindle now goes into an empty round hole and isn't connected to anything.
I can't close the door.

I've now ordered a replacement lock and need to know how to adjust the top and bottom cam pins into a central position before I fit the new lock?

I had to place a mirror on the floor and take a picture of the reflection to even locate the 1 at the bottom.
It doesn't look central inside the groove, it's in solid so how do I move it?

Thanks in Advance.
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My advice is get a service engineer/double glazing doctor in, even for the experienced tilt n slides, tilt n turns are a real pain in the arse, you may even struggle to fins a service engineer that will touch it
Just an update, my new lock arrived today and I've just fitted it. All back in perfect working order.

Thanks for the input.
Danni... :)
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