Best Answer

check the roller on top as well as the bottom. if there are misaligned it will suck the door into the body when closed, wrong. alignment with those doors is important. as far as the rollers, see if the outer ling on the top one is broken or missing.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2008-10-05 19:20:38
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: The sliding door on your 97 Chevy astro van makes rattles like if something is loose and it also gets jammed very hard time to open what needs to be done to stop this problem from persisting?
Write your answer...
Related questions

How do you stop sliding door rattles on 2001 sienna?

I have a 2003 - but had the same issue with rattling. My mechanic ordered & installed a new bracket and that fixed the issue.

What causes something sliding to stop?


What is a sliding friction?

sliding friction is when you are sliding

When were sliding phones invented?

The sliding phones were probably invented a long time ago. when the phones had more technology they probably thought maybe they should invent something different.

Repair olds Sliding door motor?

whic is your problem with the sliding door? I have a old sil 99 and I need to change all completely motor and mechanism, I got in a yonke here on Mexico.

What causes brakes to seize up after the pads and rotors have been changed?

The brake caliper or the sliding rail for the caliper may seize up. You should take out and lube the sliding rail on every brake job. This seem to be the most common problem. Try to relube and see if it will fix the problem.

Name a variable that has no effect on friction?

-- color of the sliding object -- taste of the sliding object -- odor of the sliding object -- age of the sliding object -- beauty of the sliding object

How does a inclined plane works?

it is a slanted something that's makes lifting things easier by sliding them to where you need them to be.

What forces occur when something slides?

Sliding friction, (possibly) applied force, gravity, and normal force.

Give an example of sliding friction?

Sliding your hands together is an example of sliding friction.

Friction can be reduced by changing over from sliding to rolling or rolling to sliding?

rolling to sliding

What is a sliding pad in softball?

It's something that goes on or below the knee on the leg that you bend when you slide into home plate.

What is sliding clamp of DNA?

Sliding clamp

What is the definition of sliding friction?

The definition of sliding friction is the force that prevents a sliding object from moving.

How can you measure the sliding friction?

You measure the sliding force and the verical (to a horizontal saurface) force. Yoy divide sliding/vertical and yoy have the sliding friction coefficient.

What type of friction slows down a sliding object?

sliding friction slows down a sliding object

Friction is the force that sliding objects experience?


What is ice sliding?

Basically, it's sliding on ice!

Is toboggan a verb when used to describe penguins sliding on their bellies?

Yes because it is something that penguins do. It is most definitely a verb.

What parts of speech is was sliding?

The term 'was sliding' is a past continuous verb phrase. The verb 'was' is an auxiliary verb; the verb 'sliding' is a main verb.Example: He was sliding down the cliff.

1 what force prevents a heavy box from sliding along the floor when you push on it?

Sliding Friction If you push hard enough on the cardboard box filled with books, it will start sliding. If you stop pushing after the box starts sliding, it will slow down and stop. The force that acted on the box to slow it down was sliding friction. Sliding friction is the force that opposes the motion of two sliding surfaces in contact. Sliding friction exists between all sliding surfaces that are touching, such as the surfaces of the moving parts in a car's engine.

What is the sliding rocks of racetrack playa?

A Sliding Rocks of Racet

Which is greater sliding friction or rolling friction?

sliding friction

Is Antarctica sliding?

Antarctica is a continent, and continents are not described as 'sliding'.

What are some simple examples of sliding friction?

sliding in a slide