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Old 01-15-2017, 12:47 PM
GlennFord GlennFord is offline
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Default Opening PS Door - "Crack" sound - Advise Needed

Need the forum's advise on a door hinge issue that I need help to correct. The PS door gives a loud "crack" sound when it is opened. I know it is coming from I think the top hinge. I have lubed the hinges and the sound is still present. Anyone experience a similar issue and how did you correct it. The PS door is used very infrequently. NO problem ever with the DS door.

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Old 01-16-2017, 06:58 PM
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Default Re: Opening PS Door - "Crack" sound - Advise Needed

If you used grease (like I'm sure you did), it probably needs time to work its way into the hinge. Depending on the temperature this could take a while.

What you might try is warming the hinge with a hair dryer or low setting on a heat gun and work the door back and forth. That would cause the grease to melt its way into the joint, which is probably still pretty tight as you say the passenger side gets used way less than the driver's side.
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