How do I fix a wobbly door knob that's already been tightened?
Our door knob is loose/wobbly which makes it difficult to open the door at times, so I just assumed it needed to be tightened. I tightened both screws, but the knob itself is still loose/wobbly. Do they just wear out and need to be replaced over time, or is there something else that I can do to fix the knob? It's probably about 15 years old.
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f you can get the door open, at the top left corner of the door is a bar that attaches to the door that opens and closes it by use of a motor. It may have loosened itself off. If you can't get the door open at all make sure there is nothing that may have closed on the door itself, If there is something there such as a strap or something you will probably be fighting with it for a while but eventually it should work itself loose. The bar from the motor that attaches to the door may have came loose. My quest is doing the same thing. I went to tighten it down and it had already stripped itself off of the inside of the door frame. I was able to get the nut by closing the door and digging for it inside of the door frame. Of course all of the door panels were removed to do this. On the downside of this the nut was tack welded to the inside of the door frame, there is absolutely no way to get this nut back up in there unless I cut a small hole in the door where I can get the nut in there to tighten down.
I will try to get to fix it tomorrow if I can, the problem is I'm going to have to fix it somehow or the back door will be useless unless I feel like opening it from the emergency latch every time I need to open it.
Remove the knob by pushing in the small pin on the edge of the knob shaft. Then use a screwdriver in the small inset on the edge of the handle cover to pop the cover off. Tighten the 2 screws under the cover, replace parts.
If the spindle is installed correctly, "floating" does not hamper proper operation. Review your installation and make sure the floating spindle is properly sated in the handle and alignment is maintained during the tightening process
sounds like your door is sprung. take door off and lay flat on a table outside of the door down. loosen screws on door liner . screws are hidden under door seal. when all loose not removed make sure door is flat on table. tighten the screws being careful not to move door. reinstall door and it should be ok. this is usually cause be either someone leaning or hanging on the door when it is open. or putting to heavy of items in the door trays.
On the inside side of the door knob, there is a decorative plate. Depending on which model door knobs you have, it is held on with a "set-screw" that might require an allen-wrench (looks like an 8-sided tool; usually in an L-shape), or just simply a screw driver, to loosen and remove it. Once you take the decorative plate off, there will be two very obvious screws that hold both sides (inside and outside) of the door knob together. Tighten these screws to tighten your knobs, then put the decorative plates back on again.
If you are comfortable with taking apart your system, I would advise taking the case off and then finding the dvd-drive, removing the case on that and simply tightening the screws on the tray. Don't tighten them too much, but make sure they are snug. Then test to see if it still wobbles and it should be fixed. If you are not comfortable with taking apart your system you will need to find a repair shop that can do it for you. Please rate, thanks!
Before tearing out the AC control, does the temp knob feel loose or
wobble alot more then the fan knob? If so pull the temp knob straight
off. Look at the small nut around the shaft the knob came off of. Its
common for them to come loose. Just tighten it up some and reinstall
the knob. Your temp will work normally now.
This fix is for the manual system not the auto ac system.