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Old 09-30-2003, 03:44 AM   #1
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Slideout Pantry latch

I am having a recurring problem with the black plastic push button latch on the slideout pantry. I have just ordered the 4th replacement in 10 years. I cannot seem to find a suitable substitute(one made of something stronger) so am locked in to the flimsy Airstream part. The latch has gone from $12.00 to $20.00 since I have been replacing them. My question is this: Has anyone found a suitable replacement or solved the problem some other way?
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Old 09-30-2003, 08:34 AM   #2
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look at this link:
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Old 10-03-2003, 06:42 PM   #3
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Not knowing how your pantry is set up ,I have an idea that might work. I took the drawers out of my 86 sovereign and installed a small slide out pantry. To hold it in place when traveling I attached a small cable to the floor of the compartment and put a snap clip on the end. When we travel I jut clip it to a hole I drilled in the bottom shelf. Good luck
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Joel,

Would it be possible to post a photo of your fix?

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Not sure that your pantry latch is the same on the '04 - mine is not plastic but instead a metal latch.... pull up then you slide the pantry shelves out... its an IKEA part.... might be a good place to look at if there is one near you.....
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Old 10-04-2003, 06:56 AM   #6
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Hey Jody, thanks for the post...I was gearing up to get some fix in place for my soon to be '04 until I read your post....perhaps they found out about it and corrected the issue.

One less thing to have to deal with!

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