How to -Removing the T-Handle from a Garage Door Lock?

A centrally situated lock in an above door is typically run by a T-handle that is linked to a lock bar system. When the T-handle is transformed, the lock bars put right into ports in the upright tracks at each side of the door, securing it right into an area. Mounting hardware Shaft Clips Chrome finish 2- Keys Works on wood and metal doors 1-3/8″ thick to 2″ Thick Works on most brands of garage doors. If you are not sure if this part is right for your door, you can email us using the Contact Us tab or call the best garage door repair company in Chula Vista, California at the number listed and we will help you identify the part you need for your door.

Loosen up and also get rid of the maintaining screws from the lock box on the within the surface area of the garage door reverse of where the T-handle is placed with a Phillips screwdriver.

Move the lock box off the square shaft extending with the garage door from the T-handle. Glide the lock box down as well as far from the extending end of the T-handle keeping screw.

Get rid of the T-handle maintaining screws from the beyond the door with a Phillips screwdriver.

Glide the T-handle right out from the garage door as well as eliminate it.

Tips & Warnings
Install the T-handle or its replacement in the reverse order of removal. Ensure the loop of the small helper spring on the lock bars is placed over the end of the bottom lock box retaining screw before it is tightened. Removing T-handles for your garage door is available at hardware stores or where garage doors are sold.