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How to Fix a Loose Gate Latch on a Wooden Gate

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    • Remove all screws and bolts holding your gate latch down.

    • I utilized a Phillips #2 screwdriver and 1/2 in. wrench to complete this task, however your individual gate latch may require other specified sized tools.

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    • Remove the gate latch and verify you cannot shift the gate latch to create new holes.

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    • Sand the entire work area with 80 Grit sandpaper and an electric sander.

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    • Use an electric drill and and a 3/8 inch carbide drill bit to create the 3/8 in. pilot holes for the anchors that will be installed.

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    • Using a hammer, tap in the sleeve anchors with the washer and bolt still attached, to prevent the sleeve and anchor bolt from separating.

    • Keep tapping the sleeve anchor until most of the sleeve is seated in the wood while leaving 12.7 mm of thread protruding from the wood.

    • This will allow you to be able to reinstall the gate latch.

    • Remove the bolts and washers from Sleeve Anchors once they have been inserted into the piloted holes.

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    • Reposition the gate handle and the gate latch.

    • Use a a 1/2 inch wrench to fasten the salvaged hardware onto the gate latch.

    • Reattach the gate latch and handle with the new hardware from the sleeve anchors with a 1/2 inch wrench.

Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Nicholas Stockdale

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