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How do we adjust an aluminium door?

We Have a set of aluminium double glass doors. The problem is the opening door seems to have 'dropped' and we have no idea how to 'Lift'' it so that it can open and close properly, any ideas?

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The door has a cam that has to be adjusted to force the pin up

call a local glass company and ask them where the adjustment is located

there is usually some type of access plat near the bottom of the door frame close to the hingee on the inside close to the bottom

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