Ford Mustang Service Manual: Striker Adjustment

Hinge Adjustment

NOTE: The door should be adjusted for even and parallel fit with the body opening and surrounding panels as well as making sure that the anti-chuck pin is not binding on convertible models.

1. Remove the A-pillar lower trim panel.

2. Position the electrical connectors aside.

3. Loosen the lower front door hinge-to-body nut enough to permit movement.

4. Remove the fender. For additional information, refer to Section.


4. Remove the fender. For additional information, refer to Section.

5. Mark the position of the upper and lower front door hinges to the body to use as reference points.

6. Loosen the four upper and lower front door hinge-to-body bolts enough to


6. Loosen the four upper and lower front door hinge-to-body bolts enough to permit movement.

7. Adjust the front door to specification.


7. Adjust the front door to specification.

8. NOTE: After adjusting the door hinge, verify that the door can be closed


8. NOTE: After adjusting the door hinge, verify that the door can be closed easily and fits tightly.

Tighten the front door hinge to body bolts.

9. Tighten the front door hinge to body nut.


9. Tighten the front door hinge to body nut.

10. Install the electrical connectors.


10. Install the electrical connectors.

11. Install the A-pillar lower trim panel.

12. Install the fender. For additional information, refer to Section.

    Door Alignment
    Hinge Adjustment NOTE: The door should be adjusted for even and parallel fit with the body opening and surrounding panels as well as making sure that the anti-chuck pin is not binding on con ...

    Door
    Hinge Adjustment NOTE: The door should be adjusted for even and parallel fit with the body opening and surrounding panels as well as making sure that the anti-chuck pin is not binding on con ...

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