[xj40] doors don't want to open

the doors on my 88 xj6 dont won’t to open from the outside unless I
put my body weight into the door… why is this and is it an
adjustment that is needed…easy fix I hope…thnx in
advance…ERIK–
VALKER06
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In reply to a message from VALKER06 sent Sat 22 Mar 2008:

Erik,

If you do a search in the XJ40 forum archives using ‘rear
door adjustment’ in the keywords field, you will find
numerous posts on this subject, including this excellent
write-up from George:-

http://forums.jag-lovers.org/avsn.php?965718o12--
The original message included these comments:

the doors on my 88 xj6 dont won’t to open from the outside unless I
put my body weight into the door… why is this and is it an
adjustment that is needed…easy fix I hope…thnx in
advance…ERIK


Bryan N, '91 Sovereign 4.0 L, RHD
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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In reply to a message from VALKER06 sent Sat 22 Mar 2008:

Door handle adjustment has slipped out a bit … hence the need to
utilize the secret ‘‘Jag Jitsu Maneuver’’ … &:-D) (hey, just
think of it as ‘‘the poor man’s anti-theft device’’!)–
The original message included these comments:

the doors on my 88 xj6 dont won’t to open from the outside unless I
put my body weight into the door… why is this and is it an


&:slight_smile: Paul '88 XJ6 VDP 138k (black), '96 XJ6 110K (black)
Garland, Texas, United States
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