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Need to replace front door hinges (not just the pins). How are they attached?

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They are attached with a silicone glue. Cut off with a razor knife. Then gently pull down on the door. They will pop loose.

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First you need to get the right tools for the job and the right parts to fix the problem.There is a hinge pin in both the upper and lower hinges and four brass bushings and there is two different size bushings in each hinge and also two hinge pin retaining washers.as for the tools you need a spring compressor,jack,hammer,punch. First open the door all the way,put jack under door,I like to use a 2by4 board on top of the jack to help spread the wieght of the door out a little,next if the door has a wireing harness in the jamp loosen the rubber insulation form both the door and the body this gives a couble of inches of slack in the wireing.Next use the spring compressor to remove the spring,then use the punch and hammer to drive out the pins.it is very hard to get them to move an first but gets easyer as they start to move.I would recomend having a helper to hold the door upright as it will fall when the pin is removed from the hinge.Onece the pins are out move the door and jack away from the body to gain more axcess room the replace the bushings,two in the door side and two in the body side,then slide door and jack back and align hinge holes and install new pins. I allways grease the bushing and pins before installing.Drive the new pins all the way flush with the hinge and install the retainers.Reinstall the spring and reattach the wireing insulation. ------- Open the door so it is directly above the bench. Observe how all the fasteners, be they bolts or pins with bushings, are aligned. Generally, the bolts and pins point toward the center of the hinge from the top or bottom, The bolts and bushings are on the body-side bracket for the upper bracket and the door bracket for the lower one. This will help. Thanks please keep updated. please do rate the solution positively .thank you for using fixya

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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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