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When opening the power hatch in our garage, the hatch hits the top frame of our garage. The first time I opened the door, it actually hit the garage door and took a chip out of the Enclave's paint. I re-adjusted the garage door opener to open the door all-the-way but it still hits the door frame.

Does anyone know if the hatch can be adjusted to stop at a specific height? If not, either my garage height is too low or the hatch opens too high.

Either that, or I might have to lower the vehicle :sosad:
 

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gavine said:
Either that, or I might have to lower the vehicle :sosad:
You're kidding, right? This seems rather extreme just to be able to open the lift gate in the garage. And it could cause all sorts of other problems when driving it on bumpy roads. Why not open the lift gate outside of the garage? I know it rains from time-to-time, but that's why they make umbrellas!
 

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I don't think this is adjustable...if it was, they would certainly mention that feature. I don't think it opens any higher than other comparable vehicles' lift gates, does it?
 

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Just do as we do with our Enclave. When you pull into the garage turn off the automatic operation of the hatch on the dash of the vehicle & then you can open it manually to the height you want. You have to hold onto to it though. I also have covered the garage door in the locations the hatch would hit with thin pieces of styrofoam. We had to do the same think for our previous Olds van. Some things you just have to adapt to I guess... :thumb:
 

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I had a Rendezvous that did that. I slit a foam piece of pipe insulation and slid it onto a rib support on the garage door so I could let the hatch rest on that.
I don't need this on my Enclave the hatch clears the door by one inch or so.
Hope this helps.
 
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you guys are lucky to have a garage to park in, it will be our circular drive for the enclave, no space for it in the garage, at least not until we add a third garage to the 2 car garage.
 

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Having to park the Denali and Enclave on the circular driveway.....Thunder - I think you are living a pretty privileged life for 20! Time to move out!!!! ;)
 
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Having to park the Denali and Enclave on the circular driveway.....Thunder - I think you are living a pretty privileged life for 20! Time to move out!!!! ;)
when i finish collage in ONE school year, because i want to move to like florida, Key Largo maybe, or west palm beach and i dont want to move twice so i will move once into a house were i want to live for a while (until i get married), but the pool house is preety nice (well for me atleast as i sleep on a couch with only a main room and bathroom), and parents are horrible landlords.
 

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Rollin Thunder said:
and parents are horrible landlords.
Yeah, yeah, the whole "while you're under our roof" argument. Us parents. ::) ;)
 

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What are you paying those horrible landlords to live in the pool house and park your Denali on the circular driveway?
 

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Just do as we do with our Enclave. When you pull into the garage turn off the automatic operation of the hatch on the dash of the vehicle & then you can open it manually to the height you want. You have to hold onto to it though. I also have covered the garage door in the locations the hatch would hit with thin pieces of styrofoam. We had to do the same think for our previous Olds van. Some things you just have to adapt to I guess... :thumb:

No adjustments! Our Caddy SRX had same problem w/ stardard ht. garage. The foam strips sound good!

Good luck. Enjoy!
 
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What are you paying those horrible landlords to live in the pool house and park your Denali on the circular driveway?
700 a month, that pays my electic, gas, furniture, and pool usage by me and my college buddys.
 

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firebird said:
Just do as we do with our Enclave. When you pull into the garage turn off the automatic operation of the hatch on the dash of the vehicle & then you can open it manually to the height you want. You have to hold onto to it though. I also have covered the garage door in the locations the hatch would hit with thin pieces of styrofoam. We had to do the same think for our previous Olds van. Some things you just have to adapt to I guess... :thumb:
That's the answer I needed. I didn't know that you could turn it off and could open in manually. Can't wait to tell the wife about this solution. THANKS!!!!!

And, yes, I was only kidding about lowering the vehicle.
 

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Thunder...that is more than I expected. You have gone up a notch for responsibility in my book! ;D
 
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