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I took the lockset apart and the outside lock will not come free of the door.    I tried tapping it with a rubber mallet, but it won't bulge.   Could it be stuck to the surface because of painting.   Thanks, Tom

Answer
Hi Tom. Yes it could be painted on. In those cases we run a razor blade around the trim.

Some of them require you to push the latch in while pulling the outside off.

The original Kwikset was like that. The Titan may be the same.

Does the outside move at all?

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Dan

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Dan Terrigno

Expertise

I can answer questions about commercial locks, card access systems, locksmithing except for cars, safes & safe opening, video surveillance and master key systems

Experience

35 years as a locksmith, security system designer and installer, trouble shooting and repair of all manner of security related equipment

Organizations
Associated Locksmiths of America, Safe & Vault Technicians Association

Education/Credentials
Attended Miami University, Kent State University, continuing education through the Associated Locksmiths of American

Awards and Honors
Certified Master Locksmith. Certified ALOA instructor.

Past/Present Clients
Numerous Fortune 500 companies, DOD, and other governmental agencies

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