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I have a schlage privacy interior door handle privacy lock.

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I have a schlage privacy interior door handle privacy lock. I want to reverse the handle. The lock mechanism does not have a small hole for the release but has a small slot eighth of an inch long. How to I release the handle

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Sorry for the delay, we are busy and I've just got to your question.
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I am moving the lock mechanism to another door and need to reverse the handles. Can I do this with this hardware?
Home Improvement Expert: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 9 months ago
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Hi that 1/8 spring loaded mechanism does the same thing you need to push that in to release the handle.........and access the mounting plate........it could be too that it is not pushing in now and is faulty .......try tapping it with a screwdriver and hammer if all else fails...........but that is the way to do that ........please let me know

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Home Improvement Expert: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 8 months ago

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Home Improvement Expert: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 8 months ago

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
None of your suggestions have worked. This version of the stage door handle cannot be altered according to the manufacturer. They are sending me a new lock free. Your service is very expensive. I will terminate this connection. Thank you.
Home Improvement Expert: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 8 months ago

you asked how to get the door knob off and I told you.......while never mentioning what kind of knob YOU wanted to reverse........or ever furnishing a photo even..............now it's apparent it was a lever handle for a right or left hand door

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