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Door Lock Question

Quick one. Can the springs in the door lock cylinder become so weak that the leg on the lock cylinder ( the part that fits into the fork on the door lock itself ) is unable to move the fork to lock or unlock the door?

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Yes. This happened to me when i first got my '85. Either that, or they have become gummed up with dust or something else.

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