NOTE: Check for a flush fit with the body, then check for equal gaps between the front, rear, and bottom door edges and the body. Check that the door and body edges are parallel.
Place the vehicle on a firm level surface when adjusting the doors.
Adjust at the hinges (A):
Pad a floor jack (B) with shop towels (C), then use the jack to support the door while adjusting it.
On the front door: Remove the front inner fender. Loosen the hinge mounting bolts (D) slightly, and move the door backward or forward, up or down as necessary to equalize the gaps.
On the rear door: Loosen the hinge mounting bolts (E) slightly, and move the door backward or forward, up or down as necessary to equalize the gaps.
If necessary, replace the door mounting bolts with the adjusting bolts made specifically for door adjustment, then adjust at the door: Loosen the door mounting bolts (F) slightly, and move the door up or down as necessary to equalize the gaps, and move it in or out until it's flush with the body.
NOTE: Refer to the Parts Catalog if you need to use an adjusting bolt.
Check that the door and body edges are parallel. If necessary, adjust the door cushions (A) to make the rear of the doors flush with the body.
Make sure the door opens without popping or binding and latches securely without slamming. If not, adjust the striker.
Apply touch-up paint to the hinge mounting bolts, and around the hinges.
Check for water leaks.
Clutch Disc Inspection and Removal
Remove the clutch disc (A), the remover handle (B), and the clutch alignment shaft (C). Inspect the lining of the clutch disc for signs of slipping or oil. If the clutch di ...
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