Nissan Stanza/200SX/240SX 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Doors

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Front and Rear

See Figure 1

  1. Place a jack or stand beneath the door to support its weight.
  2.  

Place a rag between the lower edge of the door and jack or stand to prevent damage to painted surface.

  1. Remove door without hinge.
  2.  
  3. Remove the door hinge.
  4.  
  5. Installation is in the reverse order of removal.
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When installing hinge, coat the hinge link with recommended multipurpose grease.



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Fig. Fig. 1: Removing mounting bolts from the door

ADJUSTMENT



Front and Rear

See Figures 2 and 3

Proper door alignment can be obtained by adjusting the door hinge and door lock striker. The door hinge and striker can be moved up and down fore and aft in enlarged holes by loosening the attaching bolts.

The door should be adjusted for an even and parallel fit for the door opening and surrounding body panels.



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Fig. Fig. 2: Adjusting door striker



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Fig. Fig. 3: Using special type tool to adjust hinge

 
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