Honda Accord: Door Position Adjustment - Doors - Body - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Door Position Adjustment

NOTE: Check for a flush fit with the body, then check for equal gaps between the front, rear, and bottom door edges and the body. Check that the door and body edges are parallel.

1. Place the vehicle on a firm, level surface when adjusting the doors.

2. Adjust at the hinges (A): - Pad a floor jack (B) with shop towels (C), then use the jack to support the door while adjusting it.

- On the front door: Remove the front inner fender (see page 20-290). Loosen the hinge mounting bolts (D) slightly, and move the door backward or forward, up or down as necessary to equalize the gaps.

- On the rear door: Loosen the hinge mounting bolts (E) slightly, and move the door backward or forward, up or down as necessary to equalize the gaps.

2-door

4-door front


4-door front

4-door rear


4-door rear

3. If necessary, replace the door mounting bolts with the


3. If necessary, replace the door mounting bolts with the adjusting bolts made specifically for door adjustment, then adjust at the door: Loosen the door mounting bolts (F) slightly, and move the door up or down as necessary to equalize the gaps, and move it in or out until is not flush with the body.

NOTE: Refer to the Parts Catalog if you need use an adjusting bolt.

4. Check that the door and the body edges are parallel. If necessary, adjust the door cushions (A) to make the rear of the doors flush with the body.

5. Apply touch-up paint to the hinge mounting bolts, and


5. Apply touch-up paint to the hinge mounting bolts, and around the hinges.

6. Check for water leaks (see step 9 on page 20-57).

    Door Glass Adjustment
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    Door Striker Adjustment
    Make sure the door latches securely without slamming it. If necessary, adjust the striker (A): The striker nuts are fixed, but the striker can be adjusted slightly up or down, and in or out. 1. ...

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