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    Car Door Hinges Worn – Repairs in Hamilton

    About worn door hinges:New car door hinges in Hamilton

    A worn door hinge can be annoying to deal with, as well as a safety hazard. Worn door hinges can cause your car door to sag downwards, or not open shut properly. This means that you will have to lift the door into position when you close it. A sagging door happens because the door frame becomes unaligned with the rest of your car, preventing it from closing properly.

    Additionally, wear or corrosion around the door hinge can lead to your car failing its Warrant of Fitness. Car door WOF requirements >

    Many modern cars have door hinge bushings. These bushings are easier to replace than hinges and absorb the majority of wear that occurs when you open and close your door. After a door hinge / bushing repair or replacement, your car door will be realigned with the rest of the vehicle. This will allow it to open and close without any difficulty. Sometimes, the problem will simply be caused by a few loose hinge screws, making for an easy repair. Other times, the entire door hinge or bushing will need to be removed and replaced.


    When to replace door hinges:

    Below are a few common symptoms of door hinges in need of repair or replacement:

    Car door is sagging – Worn or faulty door hinges will cause your car’s door to sage downwards, making it difficult to open or close.

    Door not closing properly – If a worn door hinge is left unattended, it can eventually lead to the door not closing properly, or even opening unexpectedly. This can create safety issues, especially if it occurs while you are driving.

    Damage to paint work – Worn door hinge pins and bushings can cause damage to your car’s paint work and interior if they are left too long. This is due to the door constantly making contact with the wrong parts wearing off your cars paint.

    Loud creaking noises – If a door hinge is creaking, lubrication usually be required in order to stop the noise from occurring.


    New Car Door Hinge Replacement in Hamilton

    Is one or more of your car’s door hinges in need of replacement? If so, we can help! At Grimmer Motors, our team of talented and skilled mechanics are able to inspect, diagnose and repair problems relating to your car’s door hinges. This includes replacing the hinges and bushings. We can also repair car doors that won’t open or close.

    For worn car door hinge repair in Hamilton, contact Grimmer Motors today!



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