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Carefully remove the side plate. If the plates are difficult to separate, the ends of the plates may be
tapped using a rawhide mallet.
Injury to personnel may occur when removing the side plate. To avoid
injury, cover the catch spring with a free hand to prevent the spring from
ejecting from the side plate towards the operators face.
Carefully remove the catch spring, pins, and all the internal parts of the latch.
Crossed Recessed Screws
Top Face Plate
Bottom Face Plate