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The pin came out of the spring loaded collet in the top door hinge of my True T 49, how do I rewind the spring and replace the pin?

The pin came out of the top hinge as the door closed, making quite a bang when the internal spring unloaded. I have the pin but I am unsure as to how to go about rewinding the spring and replacing the pin. The collet with the 4 holes which the pin fits into rotates against the spring tension but seems to not have any affect on the door. Bearing in mind that I can only rotate the collet about 1/4 of a turn, it may require several rotations to have enough tension to function properly.

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check the hinge position it's probably off line

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