Trunk door allignment adjustment - how to do it

Benjamin Kegele

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My trunk is hitting in the left side the pinted panel and starts rubbing the paint off. A year ago I asked the dealer about allignment adjustment, they said there is not much which can be done.

Is there anything I can do diy and how would I do it?

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I'd assume the ones up top that actually hinge it up. They're likely what is controlling the position/horizontal level, the lift arms are just along for the ride.

I knew my hatch was a bit crooked and rather suspected that's why the "customer" (... tech at the dealership ...) refused delivery, but now I'm going to have to go inspect for paint damage. Bleh.
 
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Those are what I used to adjust my gate up as it was too low, but the dealer ended up getting them replaced by a body shop as even at the highest setting the gate was too low and the inside molding rubbed against the inside edge of the frame opening. I would imagine there is a small bit of play L-R, or raising the right side would move the lower left away from the frame.

 

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That’s what you adjust when you line up your door in the house with the frame. Same thing.
 

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It’s rather disappointing such simple fit and finish doesn’t even come out right. I wouldn’t be surprised if it were a Tesla, but in a Ford?
 
 




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