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There is no adjustment for these door hinges. With the door open wiggle the door up and down and inspect the door hinges while doing so. I suspect that you will find the upper hinge is bad. These can be had at most junk yards or through a dealer. The dealer depends on if they still support that truck anymore.
usually the door latch will go bad when the door hinge bushings are very worn. Inspect the door hinge by holding the door a grab the outside door handle and the door shell firmly. Now lift the door up vertically and see if there is any play in the hinges. If the slightest movement is found replace the door hinge pins and bushings. your door latch may work great again If not replace that too
Some local auto parts have replacement door/hinge pin-kits for Ford products. (If not order from your local Ford dealer) The pins may need heated with a torch and driven out with a long spline pin punch. You might want to get a mechanic to do this for you.
Door pins and bushings are a common part to wear out on a lot of the GM's. Have someone lift end of door for you while you watch where hinges and pins are. Not an expensive or overly difficult task, if your mechanically inclined, otherwise, a bodyshop, or mechanic, shouldn't charge any more than a half hour to replace them.
The door hinges have pins in them. The pins have bushings in the hinge. If you go down to your local parts parts store you will be able to purchase them. They are brass colored. You will need to unbolt the doors and use a punch to hammer out the bushings and use a hammer to replace them.
Hello, you need to replace the hinge pins and bushings. Just take a hammer and knock the hinge pins out and put the new pins with bushings in the hole and tap it into place. Some vehicles have a locking ring on the bottom of the hinge pin just knock it off with your hammer and a screwdriver. They don't have to be replaced but, if you want the dealer sells those too. Good luck and any questions please ask.
I don't think the problem is the door latches. Sounds more likely that the hinge pins are gone. You say you have to lift the door and slam it. When the hinge pins go the door will sag and you will need to lift it up to align with the striker pin on the door frame. Get a new set of hinges for your truck.
are the doors sagging? if you lift up on the doors is there play in the hinges? you can buy new hinge pins and bushings for about $20 a side they are pretty easy to install and this should realign your doors to shut right -jeff ...also napa or autozone should have the parts or try online please rate