Door hinge adjustment

Hi, my mum's door is very difficult to open and close. Looking at the door the top of it leans in several mm, so as the door closes the top of it catches the frame on the lock side. 
I've taken a look but I'm puzzled by it, other similar hinges I've looked at have big Phillips head screws where this has little holes(numbers 2and 4), I'm not even sure if they're for an Allen key or not, my torch didn't really reveal anything in there.
 I've not looked under the caps (numbers 1/5 on labels ) and I'm just very unsure what to do and don't want to make the issue worse! 
Any advice much appreciated. 

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  • GDB2222
    GDB2222 Posts: 24,343
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    I'd try Allen keys, followed by torx. The photo is not clear but it looks like a hexagonal hole, ie Allen keys. 
    No reliance should be placed on the above! Absolutely none, do you hear?
  • Keithy13
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    The pins running through the centre of the hinge are offset. You need to slacken the 2 allen screws (2&4) remove the caps (1&5) and turn the hinges (probably a bigger allen key). Take care the bottom ones don't fall out.
  • Markp1984
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    Keithy13 said:
    The pins running through the centre of the hinge are offset. You need to slacken the 2 allen screws (2&4) remove the caps (1&5) and turn the hinges (probably a bigger allen key). Take care the bottom ones don't fall out.
    I'll give that a try this weekend, thanks very much! 
  • Keithy13
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    Photo of hinge pin.
  • Markp1984
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    Thanks Keith! 
  • Markp1984
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    edited 2 February at 6:58PM
    Just updating this in case anyone in the future finds it useful. After I removed the cap at the very top and bottom of the hinge, I found a rod that couldn't be moved, it had no head for a screwdriver. However, the little allen keys screws, the very top and bottom one, 2 and 4 in my pic, they moved the door back and forth to adjust it. After a bit of fiddling on both doors(mainly the one that's not used, strangely,turning anticlockwise to move the doors further apart ), my mum now can close her doors with very little effort, which is great. Thanks again for all the help here, much appreciated. 
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