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Passenger side door....

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Sanj, Mar 12, 2010.

  1. Sanj
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    Hey Guys, Help Needed!!!!

    I went to clean my car and noticed water leaking into the car from the top of the passenger side door..... had a look and theres a slight gap between the car body and the door sill, almost like someones tried to go at the door...... :sadlike:
    I also noticed the door wasnt sitting flush, so I adjusted the metal catch (cant remember what its called) and nwo the door sits flush, and the gap is a little better, but theres still a slight gap. Any ideas on what i can do to fix it? I tried bending the door a little but scared im gonna break something..... was fine about a week ago.

    Help would be much appreciated before it starts to piss down!!!!!
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    Mine was like this just last week..
    I had to adjust the striker on the car and the window frame.
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    Thats the one, I adjust the striker already and the door sits flush, but still a very slight gap, What did you do to the frame?
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    take the door trim off and ya should be able to adjust the door frame from behind that. can adjust in/out and up/down. its easy to do once the trim is off.
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    Cheers man, I'll try it tom......
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    Not necessarily easy....Its fiddely as hell i found.
    But theres some ally wedges which hold the window frame to the doorskin, these adjust how far left/right/in/out the frame sits once the doors closed.

    Make sure you mark all the bolts/ wedge positions before you undo anything, so you can put it back how it was if it doesnt go right.
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