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On a 2008 Sebring Convertable, the passenger door suddenly has been making contact with the front fender and has buckled the fender badly. Looking at other like Sebrings, I am seeing the exact same damage on both driver and passenger sides. Why are these doors suddenly hitting the fenders?
I noticed this on my passenger door as well. the fender looks aligned well and the car hasnt moved in 2 years. wasnt hit either. I just thought that maybe the fender is reacting to the hot sun and warping or maybe theres some rust forming between the door frame and the door panel -pushing the door panel out or closer to the fender.
This is for my moms car its a pt cruiser if that helps at all but, my brothers friend was sitting on the front of the car (right around the driver side headlight) And when after that my mom went to open the door and it was stuck shut the fender was pushing against the door. we pulled the fender a little to get the... show more This is for my ...
Loosen the hinge bolts that hold the door on, not a lot, just a half turn or so, tape a piece of card board where it's hitting between the door and fender and slowly close the door. The bolts should just be loose enough to let the door move back but not down in the rear, then retighten the bolts.
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If you do have play you need a door hinge. It is also possible that you hit or were hit in the front and the front fender was slid back towards the door. There are shims in the joints and some of the shims could have moved or fallen out. This is simple body shop work.
The front passenger side door would not open more that about an inch. The front hood appears lifted out of place increasingly from the windshield towards the front end and then back to place. It was towed to a auto body shop.
Question: I was pulling into a parking space at the grocery store when the driver in the next parking spot threw open her door, causing me to hit it with my front fender. There is minor damage to ...
So after this happens you can have a door that is hitting the front fender (or the front door in the case of the rear door in a four door being sprung) or it can be much less with the door being simply a little further forward or up or down in the back if it wasn't sprung that hard.
Many times if there is damage near the front door and fender area, the door will not open, as it catches at the gap area. Usually this is because the fender has been bent in which catches the door ...