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1995 Cherokee Country driver's side door weld breaks, also ALB

I would like to know if there was ever a recall on driver side door hinge welds breaking? I had this happen a few years ago and had it repaired in a local body shop, guess what it happened again. I can't afford to keep having it repaired every few years, at a cost of over $140.00. Other than that problem and the ALBrake system the car is fine. I will be turning over 100,000 miles in the next few weeks.
The ALBreake system doesn't want to stop on wet, or ice or snow. All it does is give you a lot of jerking motion. Our local garage said that is the nature of the beast, you need plenty of rume to stop.
One other thing hod do you replace the rear window hose, it broke right at the body so I can't splice it.
Thank you
Tony

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After you get the hinge welded properly, use a good liithium based white grease in it.

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Weld broke twice likely because job wasn't done well. Shop didn't reenforce post when making repair. I also recommend painting over weld to cover any newly exposed metal after repaired. Don't know of any recalls...you can check nat highway traffic safety board. Sounds like your brakes would work better with abs disconnected (we all drove with no abs for how many years??) I'd do this 'till I found a good cure. On the hose thing... Pull the hose back into the cavity on both door and body. Splice with a longer piece than you need and leave the spliced ends inside the cavities, not in the "flex" area between the door & body. Good luck!

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