door latch

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Noun1.door latch - spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a keydoor latch - spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
lock - a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
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Harker started to leave, but paused, with his hand on the door latch.
Contract awarded for 6119n0-main enterence door latch (ms) for engine cab room having is 2062 big type having heavy duty available in a one set 1 set = 05 nos.
It stated that a frozen door latch or a bent or kinked actuation cable in the affected vehicles may result in a door not opening or closing.
Door latch type--A two-piece closure with door and hub, using a latch-type mechanism for latching the door to hub, using an O-Ring seal.
About 211,000 cars were recalled due to a door latch issue.
The automaker said Friday that a part in the door latch spring assembly can break, causing the latch to fail.
The company will proactively inspect and replace the " right hand door latch assembly" of 19,780 units of Alto 800 and 13,318 units of Alto K10, MSIL said in a statement.
The system, which is the size of two small match boxes, fits into the door latch, weighs 300/0 less than existing systems and provides weight saving options that could trim up to one lb.
In a statement, Trading Enterprises said: "If the manual or power door lock is activated while an interior front door handle is being operated by an occupant, the cable connecting the interior door handle to the door latch mechanism may become loose and move out of position.
vent with damper, interior door latch, an outdoor use package, chart recorder, door switch and adjustable timer.
That left Door Latch, expertly prepared by my favourite trainer Josh Gifford, whose travelling head lad would sometimes impart some highly prized information after my mate Arthur bunged him a few quid.
In a cockpit radio recording, obtained by the New York Post, he can be heard telling air traffic control: "The captain, myself, went back to the lavatory and the door latch broke and I had to fight my way out of it with my body to get the door open.