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This 2005 is new to me and the front clam is really loose. I can lift any part and move it a few inches. The problem? Some genius skipped half of the attachment bolts. The first one I'm trying to tackle is the bolt that goes in front of the door hinge to the hinge cover. I can't see any way of threading one in, though. Any tips? Does the door have to come off? The lower hinge cover (and, if so, how)?
 

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You install that bolt half way before you lower the clam into position and then tighten it. Not sure if it can be installed in situ or not.
 

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I've done it in situ; it isn't fun though. If you already have half the bolts missing, removing the other half of them and lifting a couple inches would save you some gray hairs.
 

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I found it helps to place a towel below. It caught the bolt when I dropped it. Otherwise, the bolt and shims can fall into the gap behind the hinge cover panel.
 
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