Top latch does not drop

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Check the adjustment and if this does not resolve then you may possibly have a defective center case or bottom latch.
If your Von Duprin EL (solenoid) device pulls and releases quickly instead of holding the latch retracted, please check all of the items below.In most cases, one or more of these solutions will r...
The following items may cause the exit devices top latch from being held in the retracted position. 1. The top or bottom rods are out of adjustment. 2. The top latch hold back...
Following exit devices 2227/F, 33/3527A/F, 33/3547A/48A/F, 98/9927/F and 98/9947/48/F have similar rod adjustment procedures. All top latches control the bottom latch assemblies. When do...
Most likely need to length the top rod so latch can engage it's internal latch retention state. See 2390 Instructions for adjusting rod lengths.
The spring in the hinge case or end case assembly lifts the crossbar and both lever arms.  If broken, the crossbar and lever arms will drop down. The weight of the crossbar and levers will automati...
The part number for 5547 top latch and rod assembly is 050053-00.