Rear Tailgate Lock Help Required please

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Rear Tailgate Lock Help Required please

Post by willst25van »

I hope i have put this in the right section as im new to this forum. I recently bought my T25 van and have noticed the rear tailgate lock isnt working. After inspecting it ive noticed its a central locking one (none of the central locking is working)

I want to replace the lock but i wondered if anyone on here can tell me if i can uses a non central locking lock instead? Im not fussed about the central locking as it doesnt work anyway

I really appreciate any help people can give me :)

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Re: Rear Tailgate Lock Help Required please

Post by tonytech »

Vans were fitted with slightly different tailgate locks dependent on age, I think 95 and on had a lock with a slightly larger diameter.
As long as you replace with a lock of the correct diameter there should not be a problem.
Having said that, what is wrong with your lock?
Does the key turn?
CL tailgate locks have a slider inside the tailgate (activated by the cl actuator) that allows the button press to move the catch release(or not, when locked)
If the cl isnt working the slider can move about rendering the button press useless.
I dont know if the slider is part of the button or the catch, so you may need to replace the catch as well.

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Post by marlinowner »

Have you checked the central locking fuse? Its one of the ones above the main fuse box, 20A.
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Re: Rear Tailgate Lock Help Required please

Post by faggie »

I have a good condition central locking lock with key