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Old 08-08-2004, 03:53 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Hinge on Door Squeaks


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.
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Old 08-10-2004, 10:55 PM   #2
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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.

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Old 08-11-2004, 12:08 AM   #3
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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.
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Old 08-11-2004, 10:20 AM   #4
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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.

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