How to Remove the Door Hinge Pin on a Ford F-150

by Marguerite Lance

It's not uncommon that after years of opening and closing the doors to your Ford F-150 that the hinge pins will wear and one of your Ford's doors may begin to sag or perhaps will no longer open and close properly. Damage to your Ford F-150's door may result; even worse, you may end up with damage to your truck's body. Removing the hinge pins on your Ford F-150 isn't time consuming or expensive, and is the first step in remedying your truck door issues.

1

Park your Ford F-150 on a flat surface. Ensure that both the parking break and the emergency break are engaged.

2

Drape the jack stand with an old sheet or towel.

3

Prop your Ford F-150 door open with the jack stand.

4

Place the tip of the punch against the bottom tip of the top hinge pin (the tip is pointing up).

5

Strike the punch with the hammer with enough force so the top hinge pin is dislodged from its location, but not so much so that the Ford F-150's hinge or door sustains any damage.

6

Place the tip of the punch against the bottom tip of the bottom hinge pin (the tip is pointing down).

7

Strike the punch with the hammer with enough force so the bottom hinge pin is dislodged from its location, but not so much so that the Ford F-150's hinge or door sustains any damage.

Tip

  • check If necessary, a friend can help steady the Ford F-150's door while it's supported on the jack stand.

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About the Author

Marguerite Lance has been a professional writer for seven years and has written for museums, hospitals, non-profit agencies, governmental agencies and telecommunication companies. Her specialties include nutrition, dietetics and women's and children's health issues. Lance received a Bachelor of Arts in biological anthropology from Idaho State University.

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