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Old 04-25-2003, 01:17   #1 (permalink)
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EB front doors

the front doors of the eb fairmont dont stay open when fully opened (as they are suppose to) has anybody else experienced this problem and what is the Fix????????????
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Old 04-25-2003, 19:20   #2 (permalink)
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i have the same problem.....it is a fairmont feature...auto door shutting. Many people should be jealous. I think

but it would be good to fix it

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Old 04-25-2003, 20:23   #3 (permalink)
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Yer good reply ben, got any pics of your fairmont?
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Old 04-25-2003, 20:24   #4 (permalink)
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Hey Ben, what is - "Jim Mock Motorsport Dev4"
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Old 04-26-2003, 00:26   #5 (permalink)
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The problem could be caused by under-engineered front hinges. It's just something I've learned to live with.
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I think your check strap may be worn out, the check strap is that peice that is attached to hinge pillar and slides in and out of the door.
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I have the same problem with my EA. It annoys any passengers more than me, because like Jack I've learned to live with it.

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yeah i wouldnt mind finding out how to fix it myself...nearly lost my shins a few times getting into the car in a slight slope

the back doors are sweet but :S
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its not the check strap itself, but the thing that goes on the inside of it. mine is missing on the passenger door - i tryed to compensate by bending out the check strap but it didnt work. you could try getting one from a wrecker and installing it - its two bolts, after you gain access to the back of it (glove box is in the way).

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LOL amasing i thought i was the only one that fought with my doors when i was working on the car lol
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