post #1 of Old 02-09-2011, 10:51 AM Thread Starter
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Driver Side Door Needs Adjustment!!

How do I Adjust the Driver side door to shut correctly. It does not shut tight and because of its not shutting tight the dome lights stay on.

So how do I adjust the door to grab tight?

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post #2 of Old 02-09-2011, 04:27 PM
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I believe it has something to do the the hinge pins going bad, kind of a common problem on the ZJ's.

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post #3 of Old 02-09-2011, 04:31 PM
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Could be the hinges, check that they are tight. You can adjust how the door sits with the 4 bolts on the hinges.

If they are good, it could be that your door has dented where the door ajar indicator presses. Sounds random, but that happened to me.
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post #4 of Old 02-17-2011, 11:23 AM Thread Starter
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Well the hinges seem alittle up and down but seem to be the bushings on the hinges. However the hook on the door jam does adjust about 1 inch in any direction then it now shuts good

Thanks guys

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post #5 of Old 02-17-2011, 02:08 PM
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Yes they are lol. (Not paying attention on new cell phone.)
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