Note: Lock assembly is often referred to as dead bolt, and latch receiver is often referred to as strike plate. Works With following doors: 200 Series Narroline Gliding 200 Series Perma-Shield Gliding 400 Series Frenchwood Gliding To check the Lock Adjustment 1. Open the door and operate the lock from inside with the thumb turn - it should move smoothly 2. Close the door and lock - Does the thumb latch still work smoothly?
If Not, the lock or strike may need adjustment Pre-Reach Out Locks The older Andersen locks had the adjustment in the face of the lock. When the screw is turned it would move the latch in or out for better adjustment If the lock thumb latch is hard to turn - extend the latch, if the door has to much movement - retract Turn clockwise to retract latch Turn counter-clockwise to extend Reach Out Locks Same idea as above, except Andersen moved the adjustment to the Strike plate on door jamb Some doors may have adjustment on Lock and strike.