Front doors not aligned

Ti Kan ti at
Fri Aug 16 22:01:03 EDT 2002

Ice Cat     ^. .^   ~ writes:
> Both the driver's side and front passenger's door is slightly sprung.
> When someone goes to close them with a normal amount of force, they
> are not aligned to close properly.   I don't like the sound of having
> to slam them to make the lock mechanism "lift" over the latch.
> Is that something we can do ourselves, or do we need to take the car somewhere?

The door lock pin ("striker") posts can be adjusted, so could the doors
themselves.  If you have the Bentley manual (I believe you said you do)
the procedure is in there.

2003 A4 1.8T multitronic (soon)
2001 S4 2.7T
1984 5000S turbo
1980 4000 2.0
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