Q: Q: Door not closing

asked by on

The driver's side door will not close properly. I think there is something wrong with the bottom door hinge, and the door needs to be rehung.

Hi there, if the hinge is damaged it could throw off the alignment of the door and not allow it to shut properly. You should have a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect the hinges and latches for damage to locate the cause of the door not closing and get the door back to working condition. Always be gentle when closing your doors as they are heavy and can cause a lot of strain on the hinges and latches.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Door not closing

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Can I drive without a Pcv valve

Your engine will not run good and my stall at idle with no PCV system or valve working as it should. If you need to drive a couple miles to get the parts needed then plug the vacuum side of...

Q: 2004 lincoln ls waht makes the rear end sway

It sounds like you may have a broken or damaged sway bar or stabilizer bar. A sway bar or stabilizer bar is a steel bar that connects suspension components on opposite wheels. Its purpose is to combat body roll when...

Q: Need to permanently disable the anti-theft kit

The only way to disable the system is by unlocking the doors or using a factory remote. If the door does not work, then it may have a bad switch on the key lock that needs replaced.

Related articles

P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.