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I'm trying to remove a 16 yr. old Titan Dead Bolt. I have it disassembled but cannot get it out of the door. There is no strike plate on the door that I can remove. There is only a brass ring that the bolt goes through on the door side. How do I get the old mechanism out?

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This is one of those questions where a picture can help immensely. –  gregmac Apr 9 at 23:13

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If I understand correctly, it is probably just a pressure fit. You should be able to pry it so it comes straight out the edge of the door from where the cylinder sits. This picture is just of a normal doorknob, but same principle applies.

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That's what it looks like...thanks so much for your help. –  DaveW Apr 10 at 0:10
    
Yep, run steel drift pin through, pull both sides towards you, latch pops out. –  Fiasco Labs Apr 10 at 2:11

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