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Old 12-20-2005, 03:27 PM   #1
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Broken Door Latch

Suspect somone tried to break in and broke the latch. Lock works but mechanism that operates the latch piece when handle is pulled does not work.
Any ideas about how to open the door w/o damaging it, and what does it take to repair or replace the latch mechanism.
Appreciate the advice.
Merry Christmas, Ed

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Old 12-20-2005, 04:16 PM   #2
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Hi Ed, and welcome to the forum,

I am sorry Christmas has not started out very merrily for you right now. I understand what you are saying, but are you effectively locked out of your Safari right now? A picture of the damage area would help if you have a digital camera. will probably have the parts you need.

Please followup as everyone wants to help.

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Old 12-20-2005, 05:55 PM   #3
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Depending on the layout of your trailer & storage compartments, is it possible that a small adult or teenage child may be able to squeeze into your trailer and open a window/take out a screen so you could get inside to see if it can be opened from the inside? Or possibly remove the handle so you can take it to be repaired?

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