Re: [DML] Doors not working properly
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [DML] Doors not working properly



Agreed. My doors droop beginning at 65°F -- when it's 50°F outside I 
pretty much have to hold the door up while I get in and out. I'm going 
to buy new struts, to replace my few-years-old ones. They're cheaper 
than a new back window. :)

Cheers,
Farrar Hudkins
#2613

Tom Tait wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> Where did you get these new struts? A reputable vendor I hope.
> 
> Where are you and how cold is it when you evaluate the door performance? 
> The colder it is the less likely they will open properly. Get the car 
> into a 70 degree garage for a night before you decide you even have a 
> problem.
> 
> Finally, carefully look at the hinges. A cracked or damaged hinge causes 
> these problems as well. A busted hinge may be more likely than a need to 
> adjust the torsion bars. A full time vendor replaced my struts twice 
> before finally finding a busted hinge - its hard to find unless you are 
> looking for it. Often Torsion bars are adjusted when the problem lies 
> elsewhere. Adjusting the torsion bars should be approached with caution 
> and only after other causes are eliminated.


To address comments privately to the moderating team, please address:
moderators@xxxxxxxxxxx

For more info on the list, tech articles, cars for sale see www.dmcnews.com

To search the archives or view files, log in at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews 
Yahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/

<*> Your email settings:
    Individual Email | Traditional

<*> To change settings online go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/join
    (Yahoo! ID required)

<*> To change settings via email:
    mailto:dmcnews-digest@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
    mailto:dmcnews-fullfeatured@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
    dmcnews-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:
    http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
 


Home Back to the Home of PROJECT VIXEN


Copyright 2006 ProjectVixen.com.  All rights reserved.

Opinions expressed in posts reflect the views of their respective authors.
DMCForum Mailing List Archive  DMCNews Mailing List Archive  DMC-UK Mailing List Archive