GM Lumina/Grand Prix/Cutlass Supreme/Regal 1988-1996

Doors

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

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Fig. Fig. 1: Door hinge attachment - 1988-94 Chevrolet coupes and all other 1988-96 coupes



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Fig. Fig. 2: Door hinge attachment - 1988-94 Chevrolet sedans and all other 1988-96 sedans



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Fig. Fig. 3: Door hinge attachment - all 1995-96 Chevrolet models



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Fig. Fig. 4: Door check link-to-body installation - 1988-94 Chevrolet and all other 1988-96 models

  1. Mark the location of the door hinge straps on the door.
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  3. Remove the rubber conduit and electrical connections from the door.
  4.  
  5. Remove the body side check link screw.
  6.  
  7. With an assistant, support the door with a jack.
  8.  
  9. Remove the hinge pin bolts.
  10.  
  11. Remove the door from the hinges with an assistant.
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To install:
  1. Position the door over the hinges with an assistant and floor jack.
  2.  
  3. Apply Loctite®to the hinge bolts and install the door.
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  5. Make sure the door is in proper alignment with the frame and striker. If the door is not in alignment, refer to door alignment in this section.
  6.  
  7. Install the body side check link screw, electrical wiring and conduit, if so equipped.
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DOOR ALIGNMENT21 ft. lbs. (24-27 Nm).



Adjust the up and down, and in and out by loosening the four hinge-to-door retaining bolts and move to the desired position. An assistant is recommended to perform this procedure. Tighten the bolts to 18

 
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