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How to adjust self-closing door hinges?


How to adjust self-closing door hinges?

I have a large pantry cupboard, bought several years ago, which does completely close.  I have taken off one hinge and found the last portion of the closing mechanism appears not to be working.

Any hints please

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Re: How to adjust self-closing door hinges?

Hello @NeilR


Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community. It's fabulous to have you join us, and thank you for sharing your question about adjusting your pantry hinge.


Would it be possible for you to post a photo of your hinge? This will let us assess what kind of hinge is installed in your pantry. We can then make suggestions on how to adjust your hinge.


Generally speaking, there are usually two or three adjusting screws on modern hinges. Some hinges have small pneumatic cylinders with a grub screw that lets you adjust the pressure on the self returning function. But we'll need to see your hinge in order to make a recommendation.


We look forward to seeing the photos of your hinge.




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