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Old 04-01-2012, 07:33 PM   #1
1986 34.5' Airstream 345
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Loose door striker

The door striker on our 1987 345 is loose. The two bolts just spin and do not tighten, just as if it needed a wrench on a nut on the back side. Has anyone encountered this and how was it resolved? This is the striker on the door frame, not the latch on the door.

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Old 04-01-2012, 08:37 PM   #2
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vonprum, possible to post a photo?
Thanks, Derek

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Old 04-02-2012, 07:04 AM   #3
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Haven't had this problem, but I would bet it's the same as the door hinges. They have bolts and nuts,ie. you have to open the frame and retighten as I have had to do for the hinges. Somewhat of a pain, but doable!
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Old 04-02-2012, 08:46 PM   #4
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Go get a Heli-Coil kit. It a thread insert. They use it to repair bad threads. I used it to fix my door
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