Door hangs low

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  1. matthamilton

    matthamilton Member

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    Hey guys, my driver side door hangs low. Now it sags when I open the door and doesn't close properly unless I lift it. now I think its the bottom hinge. Does anyone have a video of how they did it or what I might need to get in order to fix this?

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    Super common problem.

    Youtube video (not mine) on replacing the bushings.
    Not too difficult considering I managed to do it.

    [youtube]MEmZKr4leDE[/youtube]
     
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    "Door Hangs Low"; I'm sorry but this sounds like a country song title!
     
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    may I get the url? I cannot see the video.
    Thanks
     
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    ^Thanks COPO^
     
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    Did mine without taking the hinges off the car. Amazingly none of the FIVE previous owners (that I know of) had ever tried to adjust them!

    Got it done and closed the door. Lined right up.

    Did the same thing to my Monza but there the hinges are welded to the door and body.
     
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    Wish I'd thought of that. took multiple tries to get mine lined back up right.
     
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    +1
    I changed the bushings on my door hinges without ever removing the doors!:)
     
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    quick explanation please
     

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