Re: [DML] Doors not working properly
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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. :)

Farrar Hudkins

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.

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