Fix an Upside Down Key Hole! Kwikset

This video is a demonstration of how to remove the lock cylinder on a Kwikset SmartKey door knob so you can flip over the lock so the keyhole is not upside down. This procedure will fix your upside down keyhole. You do not need the Kwikset cylinder removal tool (81467-003 to remove the lock cylinder from this entry knob but it is much easier if you have the tool It can be tricky to remove the lock cylinder with the screwdrivers.

To do this job, you will need a small screwdriver a long screwdriver and a small hammer or the Kwikset Cylinder removal tool. You can get this tool on Amazon: