Interior Door Striker got Pushed In

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Old 12-23-12, 08:14 PM
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Cannot Close or Lock Interior Door

I'm unable to Close or Lock Interior Door as the Deadbolt got Pushed Inside, not sure how it went it. Couple of snaps here...

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Please advice how i can pull the bolt Out so i can Close the door or let me know other options to do. Thanks in advance.
 

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Old 12-23-12, 10:20 PM
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Usually loosening the screws that hold the inside escutcheon will free whatever is binding. Make sure everything is operating smoothly as you re-tighten the screws.
 
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Old 12-25-12, 01:54 PM
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That's not a dead bolt, it's the tongue. A dead bolt has a key on both sides & the bolt is much stronger.
 
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Old 12-26-12, 11:21 AM
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Thanks guy48065. I was able to resolve the issue with your advice.
 
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