Step 4: Check Roller Assemblies

sliding door tracks
Photo: John Gruen
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• Use a flathead screwdriver to gently pry each roller from its pocket in the bottom of the door. (Rollers are typically held in by friction and the weight of the door.)

• If they are bent or broken, replace them with new roller assemblies.
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    Tools List

    • flathead screwdriver
      Flathead screwdriver
    • sawhorse
      Sawhorse
    • hammer
      Hammer
    • block wood
      Wood block
    • putty knife
      Putty knife
    • needlenose pliers
      Plier

    Shopping List

    1. NEW ROLLER ASSEMBLIES
    (if needed)

    2. DENATURED ALCOHOL

    3. SILICONE SPRAY

    4. PARAFFIN WAX BLOCK5. WEATHERSTRIPPING
    (if needed)

    6. PLASTIC GLUE

    7. HANDS-FREE LOCK
    (optional)