Dodge Omni/Horizon/Rampage 1978-1989 Repair Guide

Body Lubrication

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Operating mechanisms of the body should be inspected, cleaned and lubricated as necessary. This will provide maximum protection against rust and wear.

Prior to lubricating, wipe the parts clean of dirt and old lubricant. When Lubriplate® is specified, use a smooth, white body lubricant of NLGI Grade 1. When Door-Ease is specified, use a stainless, wax-type lubricant.

HOOD LATCH AND RELEASE



Apply Lubriplate®, or the equivalent to all pivot and sliding contact areas. Work the lubricant into the lock mechanism. Apply a thin film of the same lubricant to the safety catch.



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Fig. Fig. 1 Apply Lubriplate®, or the equivalent to all pivot and sliding contact areas

BODY HINGES



These parts should be lubricated with engine oil at the points shown in the illustration.



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Fig. Fig. 2 Lubricate the hood hinges with engine oil at the points shown



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Fig. Fig. 3 Lubricate the door hinges and check straps in these locations

DOOR CHECK STRAPS

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