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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 2dr Coupe

2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe LS, Mid-Size
20 mpg city / 32 mpg hwy
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October 3, 2012, 11:46 am

Rick C

Question: Used Hinge or Pin & Bushing Kit

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I got a sagging drivers side door on my wife's Monte and two different mechanics tell me two different things. One says its easier to change whole hings (but new GMs been discontinued) So its a salvage yard OR Change out the Pins & Bushing. I'm lost

October 5, 2012, 7:38 pm

Elizabeth K

You should be able to find the whole hinge if you google '99 monte carlo door hinge' or look on eBay, lots of great resources online for used parts.

It will be easier to replace the hinge, but the pin and bushings will be easier to find. Either way will work.

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