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Re: Lock De-icers...
> Driver's side lock keeps freezing. Sometimes it works, sometimes doesn't.
> Pass. side always does, but it's a pain in the ass. I think there's some
> water in there, so I'm thinking of squirting some isopyl alcohol through
> the keyhole, but I'm worried it might affect the lock(ie clean out any
> graphite or other lube. Would adding more graphite help instead?
> Sorry, dumb question, but I had to ask. Would really suck if I had to
> replace the lock!
> '87 5kCST _no_ lock de-icers.
I haven't tried it yet, but i heard somewhere that glycerine works well
to keep locks from freezing, and it wouldn't gum up the lock itself.
>From my experience in the past, the liquid graphite tends to gum up over
time, so be aware. The dry powder is tougher to apply, but works better.
Also, I've got a gap in the driver's door handle. This is causing the
handle to travel almost all the way in order to open the door. Any ideas
on how to shim the gap?