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This guide explains how to help you as a user fix the wheels on your glass sliding shower door. This is a step by step process accompanied by photos to help show the process. Since the door is glass, make sure to be extra careful when moving the doors around and when replacing them.

Before starting your fix, make sure to clean out your shower and pick a designated spot to carefully place the doors.

  1. Locate the top metal cover. Unlatch the wheels by pushing the door away and up from you to bring the wheels out of the track. Once the wheels have been unlatched from the track, push the metal cover all the way up and set aside.
    • Locate the top metal cover.

    • Unlatch the wheels by pushing the door away and up from you to bring the wheels out of the track.

    • Once the wheels have been unlatched from the track, push the metal cover all the way up and set aside.

  2. Identify why the wheels are not working properly. You will want to check for rust, or any kind of blockage. Especially on the wheel bearing (metal screw 7mm) that holds the wheel in place.
    • Identify why the wheels are not working properly.

    • You will want to check for rust, or any kind of blockage. Especially on the wheel bearing (metal screw 7mm) that holds the wheel in place.

  3. Remove the wheels from the door by taking the Phillips #2 screwdriver and unscrew the screw until you are able to remove the wheel.
    • Remove the wheels from the door by taking the Phillips #2 screwdriver and unscrew the screw until you are able to remove the wheel.

    • Repeat this step for all four wheels and all four 7mm screws.

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  5. Take a wet rag and clean off any built up gunk off the bracket. This will help the new wheels attach with no issue, and spin with ease. Clean the track as well, to help the door slide better.
    • Take a wet rag and clean off any built up gunk off the bracket.

    • This will help the new wheels attach with no issue, and spin with ease.

    • Clean the track as well, to help the door slide better.

  6. To replace the new wheels, take the  Phillips #2 screwdriver and screw the wheels back into place on the bracket with the 7mm screws. If you are facing the outside door, make sure the wheels are facing out towards you. If you are facing the inside door, make sure the wheel bearing is facing you and the wheels are on the opposite side.
    • To replace the new wheels, take the Phillips #2 screwdriver and screw the wheels back into place on the bracket with the 7mm screws.

    • If you are facing the outside door, make sure the wheels are facing out towards you.

    • If you are facing the inside door, make sure the wheel bearing is facing you and the wheels are on the opposite side.

  7. Once the new wheels are attached, manually spin them to make sure they spin properly. If they seem to be a little stiff, add some WD-40 to the wheel. If they seem to be a little stiff, add some WD-40 to the wheel.
    • Once the new wheels are attached, manually spin them to make sure they spin properly.

    • If they seem to be a little stiff, add some WD-40 to the wheel.

  8. To place the top metal cover back on, make sure the front door has the wheels facing towards you and the inside door has the wheels facing opposite of you, the wheel bearing will be facing you. To attach the door to the cover, line up the wheels with the inside track and push down on the cover. The wheels will then attach.
    • To place the top metal cover back on, make sure the front door has the wheels facing towards you and the inside door has the wheels facing opposite of you, the wheel bearing will be facing you.

    • To attach the door to the cover, line up the wheels with the inside track and push down on the cover. The wheels will then attach.

  9. Place the doors in the bottom track.
    • Place the doors in the bottom track.

    • The front door will go in the track closest to you, and the inside door will go on the track closer to the shower wall.

Conclusión

I hope this guide was helpful for your fast fix. Enjoy your newly improved shower door!

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