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Old 05-31-2012, 09:07 PM   #1
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stuck doors

Does anyone have any ideas as to how I can get the doors of my 04 wrangler off. I have tried WD40, PB Blaster, tapping on the hinges with a hammer and I even tried using a 2 1/2 ton jack to try to lift them up but they are not budging. Thanks in advance.

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Old 05-31-2012, 09:10 PM   #2
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Did you take the nuts off the bottom of the hinges?

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Old 05-31-2012, 09:12 PM   #3
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yes, this is my 4th jeep and i have never had this problem this bad before
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Old 05-31-2012, 09:15 PM   #4
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You tried everything I would have maybe a hair dryer on the hinges.
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Old 05-31-2012, 09:17 PM   #5
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try opening the door 2/3 of the way or so? Finding the sweet spot so to speak...

pulling up while swinging open to closed to open to closed?
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Old 05-31-2012, 11:10 PM   #6
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The bottom hinges on ny Jeep sometimes get out of alignment.
If I loosen the Torx on the hinges the doors just slide right off.

You need a T40 for the Torx holding the hinges to the body - but those suckers are on TIGHT - make doubly sure you don't strip them. I got a T-handle T-40 Torx especially for this job
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Old 06-01-2012, 02:44 AM   #7
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Try harder. It happens. Keep it up and they will come off. The swinging action helps.

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