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Dodge RAM 2500 4x4: How to change door hinges on a 1999 2500

Customer Question

How to change door hinges on a 1999 2500 Dodge Ram?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  TIM replied 5 years ago.

TIM :

FRONT DOOR HINGE

REMOVAL

  1. Remove cowl trim panel.
  2. Remove hidden bolt attaching door hinge to hinge pillar Support door on a suitable lifting device.
  3. Using a suitable marker, mark the outline of the door hinge on the hinge pillar to aid installation.
  4. Remove bolts attaching door hinge to hinge pillar Remove nut and bolt attaching door hinge to door end frameSeparate door hinge from vehicle

INSTALLATION

  1. If necessary, paint replacement door hinge before installation.
  2. Position hinge on door end frame.
  3. Align hinge using reference marks.
  4. Install nuts and bolts attaching door hinge to door end frame. Tighten nuts and bolts to 28 N·m (21 ft. lbs.) torque.
  5. Install bolts attaching door hinge to hinge pillar. Tighten bolts to 28 N·m (21 ft. lbs.) torque.
  6. Install hidden bolt attaching door hinge to hinge pillar. Tighten bolt to 28 N·m (21 ft. lbs.) torque.
  7. Remove support.
  8. Install cowl trim panel.
TIM :

any more info required--please let me know-- if all set--please click the accept button,thanks-tim

Customer :

Could you clarify removal of the cowl trim pannel.

Customer :

Waiting for a response.

TIM :

stand by

TIM :

this is referring to the end of dash panel

Customer :

Could you supply a clearer discription?

TIM :

INSTRUMENT PANEL LEFT END COVER

REMOVAL

  1. Open driver side front door.
  2. Remove lower steering column cover. Remove lower attaching screw to end cover.
  3. Disengage clips holding end cover to instrument panel Remove instrument panel end cover and foam pad covering the A/C inlet projection of the end cover if equipped.
TIM :

all set?