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Rear Swing Door will not latch

Hi. The rear swing door on my '99 Honda CRV EX was becoming more and more difficult to open and close, so I lubed the hinges which helped tremendously. Unfortunately, since then, the door seems to have "dropped" about 1/2 inch and will not latch properly without manually lifting it, which I have difficulty doing while simultaneously trying to slam it hard enough to shut. Can somebody tell me how to adjust/lift the door? Much thanks for your help!

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  • freelock1 Mar 18, 2009

    same thing. Rear door latch will not close. Window will shut but the base will not latch. A desighn flaw!

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I think your hinge just may need to be replaced

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