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Why,if the door has dropped then all you need do is put a 6ft piece of 3x3 under the open door and lift until square to opening.....thats how we do it in the bodyshop,and charge for it.....

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2001 honda passport front driver side door hinge is popping loudly when opening and closing, how do I repair it


You need to go to the nearest auto parts store like O'reilly and tell them you need a new door hinge pin for your car. The pin comes with llittle nit looking pieces. It is simple to put on but it will take time. But put the little pieces on top of the holes for the pin then slide the pin through the nuts and the problem should cease to exist.

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Car door is sagging


Take a good look at the door hinges. Often, there will be replaceable bronze bushing inserts in the hinges, and the hinge pins are also prone to wear, especially if the recommended lubrication is not done.

If the bushings and/or pins are not replaceable and the wear is in the hinges, the hinges willl need to be replaced.

Other possible causes are loose hinge mounting fasteners, failure of the door or "A" pillar (for front doors) at the hinge mounting location(s) due to rust or physical damage, and (of course) collision damage to the door or door frame.

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Passenger door is offset, thus pushing the front fender in when the door is opened. What do I need to replace? The door hinge? I'm trying to troubleshoot and help my son fix all the issues with his car.


The problem is ur DOOR HiNGE BUSHiNG! Test ur DOOR if it moves by lifting up, if it moves look at how the hinge plays, the BOLTS might only be loose and needs tightening! Replacing the HiNGE BUSHiNG, pull out the PiN, that holds the hinge from the door to the body panel. Look at the center hole, notice a copper/brass bushing, take it off and replace w/ new one! U need 4 pcs. for each door! Hope that might help u out! Taah!

Nov 12, 2010 | 1995 Chrysler LeBaron

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Driver door has dropped about 1/2". I see a torx


Before attempting to adjust the door, you need to check the wear on the hinge pins. Open the door fully and look at the middle of the hinge. See the pin there? Lift up on the latch side of the door as you watch the hinge pin. If you see the hinge moving around the pin or see the pin shifting back and forth then the metal grommet the pin goes through is worn and needs replacing. Motormite makes a replacement pin set that comes with new grommets ( or bushings to some). It's not so hard to change, but it can be a little tricky. Jack up the door to relieve the pressure on the pin.Start with the top pin. Watch the pin as you jack and keep going until the pin is in the middle of the movement range. Tap the old pin out and then inspect the grommet to see if it's worn past the outer edge of the metal. If it is worn past the edge then you'll need to replace that hinge. Otherwise, you can use that old pin to tap out the old grommet, and replace with the new one, then the new pin. slowly release the pressure on the jack and watch the new pin for excessive movement, then do the bottom pin and grommet.. Test door swing and alignment. If the door still hits low on the catch post, loosen those torq bolts after lifting the door slightly and now lift the door the distance it was low plus 1/8 inch. retighten torq bolts and release jack, then retest the door alignment to the catch post. Don't let the door strike the catch post hard - just let it slowly come into contact as you watch for alignment. Repeat procedure until door lines up centered on taht catch post.
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Nov 07, 2010 | 2001 Dodge Durango

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My drivers door seems to be sagging from the front pivot point of the hinge which is causing the door to not open well. It has gotten so bad that I have to physically lift the door to open. It no longer...


Sound like what you need, is door hing pins, they go on the hinges, remove hing pine and brass bushing, install new ones, you will need a jack or some thing to hold the door up while you replace the bushing's and pin's.

Sep 02, 2010 | 1996 Ford Explorer

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93 silverado 2500need free online mechanical diagram of doors


GM Full-Size Trucks 1988-1998 Repair Information Doors - REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

R/V Series
See Figures 1, 2 and 3
If the door being removed is to be reinstalled, matchmark the hinge position.
  1. If the door is to be replaced with a new one, remove the trim panels weathersheets and all molding.
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Fig. 1: Door hinge-R/V Series
  1. If the door is to be replaced with a new one, remove the glass, locks and latches.
  2. If equipped with a wiring harness, remove the trim panel and disconnect the harness. Guide the wiring out of the door.
  3. Support the door and remove the hinge-to-body attaching bolts. Lift the door from the truck.
  4. Install the door.
  5. Perform the alignment procedures indicated below.

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Fig. 2: Door hinge components-C/K Series

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Fig. 3: Removing the hinge spring


C/K Series
  1. On trucks with power components in the door, disconnect the battery ground cable.
  2. On trucks with power components in the door, remove the cowl side vent cover.
  3. On trucks with power components in the door, disconnect the wiring going to the door, under the dash panel. Feed the wiring through the door pillar.
  4. Cover the door hinge spring with a heavy towel. Using tool J-36604 or its equivalent, insert the blades of the tool between the spring coils and turn the barrel nut to compress and hold the spring. Remove the spring using the tool.
  5. Remove the lower hinge pin retainer.
  6. Using a plastic or rubber mallet and locking pliers, remove the lower hinge pin.
  7. Install a bolt through the lower hinges to hold the door while removing the upper hinge pin.
  8. Remove the upper hinge pin retainer.
  9. Remove the upper hinge pin.
  10. Support the door and remove the bolt from the lower hinge.

To install:
  1. Position the door and install the bolt in the lower hinge.
  2. Install the upper hinge pin. with the pointed end up.
  3. Install a new upper hinge pin retainer.
  4. Remove the bolt from the lower hinges.
  5. Install the lower hinge pin with the pointed end down.
  6. Install a new lower hinge pin retainer.
  7. Using tool J-36604, install the hinge spring.
  8. On trucks with power components in the door, connect the wiring going to the door, under the dash panel. Feed the wiring through the door pillar.
  9. On trucks with power components in the door, install the cowl side vent cover.
  10. On trucks with power components in the door, connect the battery ground cable.
ADJUSTMENTSee Figure 4 The holes for the hinges are oversized to provide for latitude in alignment. Align the door hinges first, then the striker.
C/K series utilize hinges that are welded to the door and frame. No adjustment is possible except when replacement hinges have been installed.

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Fig. 4: Door adjustment check points
  1. If a door is being installed, first mount the door and tighten the hinge bolts lightly.
If the door has not been removed, determine which hinge bolts must be loosed to effect alignment.
  1. Loosen the necessary bolts just enough to allow the door to be moved with a padded prybar.
  2. Move the door in small movements and check the fit after each movement.
Be sure that there is no binding or interference with adjacent panels.
  1. Repeat this procedure until the door is properly aligned.

R/V Series:
Door edge-to-rocker panel: 6mm Door edge-to-roof panel: 5mm Door edge-to-rear pillar: 5mm Door edge-to-front pillar: 2mm
C/K Series:
Door edge-to-rocker panel: 6mm Door edge-to-roof panel: 6mm Door edge-to-rear pillar: 4mm Door edge-to-front pillar: 7mm Door front edge-to-fender: 5mm
  1. Tighten all the bolts to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).

Shims may be either fabricated or purchased to install behind the hinges as an aid in alignment.

Hope this help, TY for using Fixya (remember comment and rated this). Good luck.

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The front door hinges are sagging how do I change them


I believe your hinge pins are worn. The only fix is to replace the hinges or the hinge pins. Neither is a pretty job.

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Repair door sag on a Chevy Suburan


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.

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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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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.

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