Opel Corsa B 1993–2000 Service and Repair Manual: Front door lock cylinder - removal and refitting


1. Remove the door trim panel.

2. Release the lock cylinder retaining clip by prising it forwards. Withdraw the cylinder and associated components from the outside of the door.

3. The cylinder may be separated from the other items by inserting the key in the slot, then using a screwdriver to prise off the end piece and arm. Withdraw the cylinder from the housing and recover the circlip (see illustration).

Exploded view of lock cylinder

  1. Key
  2. Cylinder
  3. Circlip
  4. Housing
  5. Seal
  6. Spring
  7. Arm
  8. End piece


4. Reassemble in the reverse order, noting the position of the spring legs and their relationship to the arm.

5. Refit in the reverse order to removal. Check for correct operation before refitting the trim panel.

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