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Old 03-08-2016, 07:07 AM   #1
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Why do I have to slam the heck out of my door??

I have a 2016 28W just a week old . Closing the entry door is difficult .
Have to slam it and several tries sometimes.
So what is with the door ? Is that the way they are ? Are we doing something wrong ?
Is there an adjustment or fix for it ?
Thanks, Mike
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Can be fixed. Slamming the door only causes damage, just very firmly push the door closed.
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Old 03-08-2016, 07:42 AM   #3
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How is this fixed ?
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Old 03-08-2016, 07:46 AM   #4
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Dealer repair.
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Old 03-08-2016, 08:04 AM   #6
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Thanks , now I understand it !
I will have the dealer make the adjustments!
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Old 03-08-2016, 08:59 AM   #7
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Mike,

BEFORE!! the Dealer does any bending......are your stabilizers down?...Is the trailer level?

Raise the stabs & level...try again.

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Spray lube around lock and latch
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I agree with Bob's comment.

I have found that if I just snug the stabilizers up, the door closes fine but if I wind up a bit too tight with the drill, it really takes a good slam to close!

Same thing at times when I have the trailer on the truck with the spring bars tightened up.

Of course a bit of spray silicon is always a good idea anyway,


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When my 2014 was brand new, it took some real effort to close the door. The rubber seals take time to compress and take a set. That said, I was still unhappy after a month or so, and my dealer was able to make an adjustment so it closes much better now. So, maybe give it some time, but then see the dealer.
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Why do I have to slam the heck out of my door??

We have the same problem with the door on our 2016 30' international signature. Dealer scheduled for next week with other warranty repairs.
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My 2015 28 rear queen does same thing. Took it back to JC last June; it was better for a while but now worst than ever. We are taking it back to JC in May. I would never trust a dealer to fix other than Colonial perhaps.
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Sometimes it is just the screen door not letting it shut properly... Try closing screen door first and see how snug it is and then close the door and see if that is better. You really don't want to be slamming it shut. Also see if the catch is to far in, they are adjustable.
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