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Re: Front Door Stay Noisy

I had the same problem on my car, grating noises and heavy clicks as the door opened. I found the fault was the check strap rollers that had become dry and were not rolling as intended.
If you open the door and look at the check strap, where it enters the door you may be able to see the rollers, one each side of the strap.
To cure the problem I initially lubricated the strap and rollers with wd40, then spent a good while opening and closing the door, eventually when it started running smoother I lubricated the rollers and strap with a squirt of engine oil .
Routinely I try and lubricate the door hinges and straps once a month to keep them good.
Hope this may help you.
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