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The door gasket is twisted, how do I fix it?

The front door gasket is twisted. I would like to straighten it out.

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There is a metal retainer with a spring on the outside of the door around the seal remove that and re-form the seal around to door panel and secure with retaining spring. If this doesn't help you will have to replace the seal.

Posted on Feb 12, 2012

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