Mitsubishi Galant/Mirage/Diamante 1990-2000

Doors

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Door mounting exploded view-1990-92 Mirage



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Fig. Door mounting exploded view-1994-98 Galant



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Fig. Door mounting exploded view-1997-00 Diamante


NOTE
This procedure applies to both the front and rear doors.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Support the door, by placing a floor jack and a piece of wood underneath the door.
  4.  
  5. Remove the bolts from the door check arm.
  6.  
  7. Rotate the collar on the main wiring harness connector to unplug it. Unplug any other applicable wiring connectors.
  8.  
  9. Matchmark the location of the hinges on the door.
  10.  
  11. Remove the hinge bolts and remove the door assembly.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Position the door into place and finger tighten the hinge bolts.
  2.  
  3. Align the door with the hinge marks made earlier and tighten the bolts, as follows:
  4.  

  1. 1990-92 Mirage and 1990-93 Galant: 12-19 ft. lbs. (17-26 Nm)
  2.  
  3. 1993-96 Mirage, 1994-00 Galant and all Diamante: 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm)
  4.  
  5. 1997-00 Mirage: 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm)
  6.  

  1. Attach the wiring connectors.
  2.  
  3. Attach the door check arm and tighten the retaining bolts.
  4.  
  5. Remove the supporting jack.
  6.  
  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
  8.  

ADJUSTMENT



Door Alignment
  1. Determine which hinge should be loosened to move the door in the desired direction.
  2.  
  3. Loosen the hinge bolts just enough to permit movement of the door with a padded prybar (if necessary).
  4.  
  5. Move the door to the desired position and tighten the hinge bolts, as follows:
  6.  

  1. 1990-92 Mirage and 1990-93 Galant: 12-19 ft. lbs. (17-26 Nm)
  2.  
  3. 1993-96 Mirage, 1994-00 Galant and all Diamante: 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm)
  4.  
  5. 1997-00 Mirage: 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm)
  6.  

  1. Repeat the procedure until the door is aligned as desired.
  2.  

Door Latch Striker
  1. Loosen the striker plate retaining bolts.
  2.  
  3. Rotate the striker until the door opens smoothly.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the striker bolts to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Repeat if necessary.
  8.  

 
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