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Old 06-14-2015, 12:49 PM   #1
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door striker

my drivers side door is not closing tightly. ive tried adjusting the position of the door striker every which way, and i got it as good as i can, but its not catching the second , fully closed position. do i need to get a new striker? i see its worn. is that the problem?
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Old 06-14-2015, 06:26 PM   #2
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Re: door striker

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Old 06-14-2015, 08:43 PM   #3
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Re: door striker

get out the welder and build up the worn areas and it should improve. the hinge pocket might be weak/rusty causing the door to sag and wear the latch. seen it many times!
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Old 06-14-2015, 08:55 PM   #4
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Re: door striker

Jim Carter has clips that go over the door piece to compensate for the groove, his catch phrase is "buy a pair and a spare". Sometimes new rubber keeps the second "click" from engaging.
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