56 Fairlane 2-door hardtop

Asked by Feb 09, 2017 at 12:28 PM about the 1956 Ford Fairlane

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The doors on my 56 Fairlane Victoria do not close well.
Striker plates are good and hinges are tight. Alignment is
not a problem.  I have noticed that the rotors on the latches
have a lot of play in them and seem a little sloppy. Would
this be a possible cause?

1 Answer

69,705

You probably need new latches in the doors. After all the car is more than 60 years old.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 56 Fairlane 2-door hardtop 1 answer

    The doors on my 56 Fairlane Victoria do not close well. Striker plates are good and hinges are tight. Alignment is not a problem. I have noticed that the rotors on the latches have a lot of play i...

    1956 Ford Fairlane

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Looking for Drive door window, tail lights and Trim 58 Ford Fairlane town Sedan (2 door) 3 answers

    We have a 58 Ford Fairlane Town Sedan. We are needing the following items for restoration purposes: 1) All 4 rear tail lights 2) lower front piece of trim that extends into the front fender. 3) Rt doo...

    1958 Ford Fairlane

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 door locks 4 answers

    I just purchased a 1957 ford fairlane 500. I can't lock the doors. I pulled the door panels off and the lock doesn't connect to anything. Is there something missing. I can lock the doors from the in...

    1957 Ford Fairlane

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 58 Fairlane 4 answers

    Could anyone tell me what the clear light is situated between the two oval red tail lights on the 58 Fairlane. Is this a turn indicator light ?

    1958 Ford Fairlane

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1963 fairlane 1 answer

    I have a 63 fairlane 260 3 speed manual and need help figuring out why my engine revs very high when I let out my clutch and I'm barley moving forward. Could it be something as simple as changing ...

    1963 Ford Fairlane

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Shortcuts

Search Ford Fairlane Questions

Ford Fairlane Experts

#1 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 170
#2 F_O_R
F_O_R
Reputation 130
#3 COMETGUY61
COMETGUY61
Reputation 110
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Thunderbird
24 listings starting at $13,595
Used Ford F-100
1 listing
Used Chevrolet Corvette
659 listings starting at $4,450

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.