Chrysler Full-Size Vans 1967-1988 Repair Guide

Body Lubrication

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HOOD LATCH & HINGES



Clean the latch surfaces and apply clean engine oil to the latch pilot bolts and the spring anchor. Also lubricate the hood hinges with engine oil. Use a chassis grease to lubricate all the pivot points in the latch release mechanism.

DOOR HINGES



See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: Door lubrication points

The gas tank filler door and van doors should be wiped clean and lubricated with clean engine oil once a year. The door lock cylinders and latch mechanisms should be lubricated periodically with a few drops of graphite lock lubricant or a few shots of silicone spray.

 
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