Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 08-08-2004, 03:53 PM   #1
2 Rivet Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 20
Images: 10
Lightbulb Hinge on Door Squeaks

HELP!

My doors hinge Squeaks. It's so loud!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I have tried WD40 but that doesn't help at all.

So, please enlighten me on what I should be doing to correct this aweful noise that wakes the dead.
__________________

__________________
71excella500 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2004, 10:55 PM   #2
5 rivets, 1 loose screw
 
Rog0525's Avatar
 
1966 20' Globetrotter
Saginaw County , Michigan
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 1,555
Images: 11
If WD-40 isn't doing the job, you need a heavier oil/grease.
You might want to remove the hinge pins one at a time and slather on some axle grease.
If the door isn't aligning properly, that's a different story.
__________________

__________________
Rog

May you camp where wind wonít hit you, where snakes wonít bite and bears wonít git you.


Rog0525 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2004, 12:08 AM   #3
Rivet Master
 
JohnG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 541
Sometimes you have to just keep on sprayon the WD 40 on. I guess if it is in a tight area it may take it a bit to get into the sqeaky zone. I neve had anything that WD 40 wouldn't get, but sometimes it can take a little while.
__________________
Just adding my 2Ę worth

John G
___________________________
1975 31ft Sovereign International
........Rear Bath Double Bed Model
Tow Vehicle:1999 GMC Serria SLE Classic 1500 5.7Ltr
System: Jordon 2020 Ultima Brake Controller
Hook-Up: Equalizing Hitch and Sway Bar
JohnG is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2004, 10:20 AM   #4
Rivet Master
Airstream Dealer
 
Inland RV Center, In's Avatar
 
Corona , California
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 16,499
Images: 1
71Excella500

WD-40 is a temporary fix.

Lube the hinge everyday, along with opening and closing the door, using "silicone spray."

Eventually, the noise will disappear.

All the exterior hinges should be lubed at least twice a year.

Andy
__________________
Inland RV Center, In is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Entry door hinge TomW Doors & Locks 35 07-17-2008 08:04 AM
Door Hinge Adjustment Cracker Doors & Locks 11 11-02-2003 08:24 AM
Door hinge bjstewart1 Doors & Locks 0 10-09-2002 07:22 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:34 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.