CATEGORY:    TECHNICAL

ATTENTION:   ALL DMC DEALERS/SERVICE MANAGERS

SUBJECT:     LOCKS/KEYS - DOOR, IGNITION, STORAGE COMPARTMENT


To provide a common key for door lock, storage compartment and
ignition as of V.I.N. 4188, a new lock/key system has been intro-
duced.

In the event that a lock replacement becomes necessary on earlier
vehicles, the following procedure must be used for the installation
of the door locks (see reverse).

New Tool Requirement:  Jig (No. J33310)

In the event a new version door is installed on vehicles below
V.I.N. 4200, both old door locks must be replaced with the new
door locks.

Please inform all personnel concerned.



Lutz Feuerabendt
Warranty Manager

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        Also Refer to Parts Bulletin PI-02-12/81

The new tool J33310 must be ordered through:

                 Kent Moore Tool Division
                 28784 Little Mack
                 Roseville, Michigan  48066
                 Tel.  (313)774-9500

                      Price:  $14.85


                                                      Issued 12/4/81
                                                      Service Bulletin ST-31-12/81
                                                      Locks/Keys
                                                      December 4, 1981


                      Installation Instructions


1.  Remove door trim.

2.  Disconnect rod from key lock.

3.  Using a soft mallet and punch, gently tap door lock assembly until
    it aligns with slots on door panel and remove assembly from door.

4.  Fit fixture tool to door lock opening hole and orientate jig by
    observing a stamping on the jig indicating "top" which has a 4mm
    slot at the top and 3mm slot at the bottom.

5.  Secure fixing jig in door by pushing a retaining clip far into the
    jig thereby obstructing the filing slots.

6.  Using a key file, carefully remove the steel obstructing the slots
    in the fixture jig.

7.  Remove fixture jig and fit new lock seating washer and retaining clip.

8.  Reconnect door locking rod and check operation using key and replace
    door trim.