You need to replace the pins. Although answer 1 is not incorrect, it may not be necessary to make the drastic move of removing and replacing the hinge pins. Usually the reason for replacing hinge pins is excessive wear of the pins, and also usually if the pins are THAT badly worn, so also are one or both of the hinge brackets through which the pins pass. This condition dictates total replacement of the entire hinge. BEFORE REPLACING ANYTHING, I suggest trying to ADJUST the door/hinges. The door hinges are bolted to the door post with 3 to 4 bolts or large screws per hinge. Try adjusting by: 1. Open the door, and locate the hinges and examine the area right around the hinge. Sometimes, if the hinges have "slipped," you can see an "outline" showing where the hinge WAS located. Visual confirmation of slippage not withstanding, continue this adjustment procedure. 2. With the proper tool [a wrench, or a screwdriver] LOOSEN[only] the bolts or screws [all fasteners] on both hinges. Only loosen JUST ENOUGH to allow [when the door is almost closed, to within an inch or two of the latch post]to be lifted into proper alignment in the opening and with the strike/guide. 3. While holding the door at the proper elevation, carefully open it just enough to retighten the fasteners. There WILL be a tendency for the door position to shift on you, possibly requiring several attempts. However, with patience, you may be able to readjust the door, and prevent the need to replace the pins and/or hinges.
To align a door to shut completly properly on the first try you would have to of been installing that type of door for a long time and have a lot of experience. It normally takes many attempts and small adjustments to align a door properly.
OPENING THE FUEL-FILLER DOOR To open the fuel-filler door, unlock the fuel-filler door by using one of the following operations, then push the right side of the door. Push the door handle request switch with the Intelligent Key carried with you. Push the UNLOCK button on the Intelligent Key. Insert the mechanical key into the door lock cylinder and turn it to the rear of the vehicle Push the power door lock switch to the UNLOCK position. To lock, close the fuel-filler door securely and lock all doors by operating the door handle request switch, the LOCK button on the Intelligent Key or the mechanical key.
A door jamb is the part of a door opening to which the door hinges, the strike plate, and the door stop are attached.
Check and possibly replace door hinges
Replace the hinge pins and bushings.
A common cause is for there to be broken wires in the harness between the hinges to the door.A common cause is for there to be broken wires in the harness between the hinges to the door.
Most likely the door has sagged and the lock is not catching in the strike plate.
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When a door latch doesn't click into position, it usually means the latch and the strike plate are out of alignment. Tighten its hinge screws, then try adjusting the strike plate by loosening its screws and shifting it slightly.Try to put a wood into the damaged door space so you can lock the door.
The door lights are supposed to go out when the circuit is completed by closing the door. A loose or corroded ground wire in the door latch can cause the lights to stay on.
There are many things that can cause this. Take it to a garage.
It depends on the door and the car. Some use specially designed shims, others slide and are adjusted by loosening the mounting bolts while others still are carefully "bent" as needed to adjust the door.
I would say a new door due to the fact a used door has used parts inside it and could cause problems later on how ever if cost is an issue then i would go with the used door but would lubricate the window and door knob parts inside with a white grease that will help prevent problem later on.
A blown fuse or a damaged computer would cause the turn signals, interior lights, and door locks not to work in the Mazda 3. The fuses are located under the dash on the driver's side of the car.
Short in the wiring, and it is probably the door light switch.
Check to see if the door is just a little bit lower than the door frame pin. If its lower then check the hinges for tightness. If they are tight but worn then the hinges need to be replaced to get the door to align.
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the floor pan could be sagging due to rot around the heater channel. common cause.
Start with: Possible control, blend door or blend door actuator, low pressure switch, leak in system.
The job is really not too hard. With the door wide open and supported with blocks, un-bolt the hinge, and replace. It would be good to have someone help you as you might have to wiggle the door some to align it. Usually just have to replace the lower hinge. They wear and the door drops a little and hits the body. Normal for the crowns due to either poor quality parts, or the door is really heavy. Take your pick.
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The door hinges on the Jeep Cherokee are welded to the door pillar. I had mine break so I took it to a body repair shop, who had to remove the front mudguard align the door and re weld the hinge back on.