door latch

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A simple fastening device having a latch bolt, but not a dead bolt; contains no provisions for locking with a key; usually openable from both sides.
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Dealers will install water shields over the door latches and inspect and repair the door latch actuation cables if needed at no cost to the customer.
The List Horses who finished second in Desert Orchid's four King Georges 1986 Door Latch (Josh Gifford/Richard Rowe) by 15 lengths 1988 Kildimo (Toby Balding/Jimmy Frost) by four lengths 1989 Barnbrook Again (David Elsworth/Brendan Powell) by eight lengths 1990 Toby Tobias (Jenny Pitman/Mark Pitman) by 12 lengths All mixed up Rearrange these letters to reveal a trainer who will forever be associated with Christmas at Kempton Wild Shot Raved (5,8) Answer on page 25 Compiled by John Randall, David Dew and Nicholas Godfrey
Other features include 1" insulated walls throughout, aluminized steel interior, stainless steel exterior with #4 brushed finish, heavy-duty door latch, and reinforced door hinge.
Its rear tank door latch is described as innovative and its space-efficient trailer configuration and hose reel are said to provide big-machine productivity in applications with small, confined workspaces.
This moves the focus from the lock/unlock function to the latch/unlatch function," says Rich Pudney, directory of Advanced Technology at Key Plastics, "and the electric motor from the door lock to the door latch.
Additionally, address the issue with the investigating police officer, who may offer an opinion about the survivability of the accident if the door latch had held.
The existing AD currently requires a revision to the Airplane Flight Manual Supplement to ensure that the main deck cargo door is closed, latched and locked, as well as repetitive inspections of the wire bundle and door latch rollers to detect damage and finally, the repair or replacement of damaged components.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles because pawl spring tabs in the interior door latch pulls can break, which means the door may not be secured even if it seems to be closed.
It explained that if the inside driver or passenger door handles are used at the same time as the power or manual door locks, the inner door latch may not work, leaving the door unsecured.