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The driver's door on my 89 jeep cherokee is sticking when I try and close the door. It hangs up on both notches. Can I fix it or does it need to be replaced with new?

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It sounds like your hinge pins are wore out. Some vehicles have replacement pin and bushing kits you can buy at your local auto parts store.

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