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Old 10-17-2021, 06:22 PM   #1
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Friction Hinge on Isata 3 - Too Much Friction?

The friction hinge on our 2017 24FW Entry door seems to be getting harder and harder to open and close in the last several months. This morning it was around 50° and the door was really screeching and banging when I opened the door all the way.

Curious if others have had a similar problem and if there’s any place that I should be lubing up the hinge, although that seems counterproductive to the whole point of having a friction hinge in the first place?

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The friction hinge on our 2017 24FW Entry door seems to be getting harder and harder to open and close in the last several months. This morning it was around 50° and the door was really screeching and banging when I opened the door all the way.

Curious if others have had a similar problem and if there’s any place that I should be lubing up the hinge, although that seems counterproductive to the whole point of having a friction hinge in the first place?

Thanks
Lube it. It will still have friction fit. I like dry lube for outside applications.
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Lube it. It will still have friction fit. I like dry lube for outside applications.

Thanks. Any particular brand you recommend?
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Thanks. Any particular brand you recommend?
Any brand, mine is 3 in 1 dry lock lube.
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