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  • glensauto May 11, 2010

    Which door is it that you think needs adjusting and what is the door doing to make you think that. If it is a front door, then it probably needs a new hinge pin bushing. These can be bought at any auto parts store. They come with a new hinge pin, because the old pin will have to be ground off to remove it.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    for what type of movement

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Which door is it ? If it is a front door, then it may be the hinge pin bushing that needs replacing. These can be bought at any auto parts store. Get the pin and bushing set because the hinge pin will need to be ground off to remove it. Press the new bushings in with pliers and insert the new pin from the top

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If it's a front door, you can just remove the bolts that connect the bottom hinge to the door, then add a couple washers between the door and the hinge. This will correct the "sag" at the back of the door and it's a lot easier (and cheaper) than replacing the pins. Good luck!

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SOURCE: How do you change the door hinge pin? On 1997 lincoln town car?

you really don't change the pin,...change the whole hinge,...junkyard! junkyard! good luck, cracklin joe

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you will have to remove the front gaurd to get to the bolts

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