Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-17-2018, 09:28 AM   #1
New Member
 
1971 27' Overlander
Currently Looking...
Wingdale , New York
Join Date: Sep 2018
Posts: 2
Mechanical problem with fridge

I am new to the Airstream family having just purchased a 1971 model. Its been in our extended family since it was new and meticulously cared for. Following transport to my home everything is in working order except the fridge. The problem is the fridge door wont close. The internal shelving on the door comes in contact with the inside if the frame, plastic on plastic. Its as though something swelled up but I see nothing of that nature. I placed a 2x6 with a sim inside to spread the box apart and that seemed to almost correct the problem. Prior to that I loosened th upper door hinge to see if I could cheat some space that way. No help. I should add that the freezer compartment door works fine. Pretty sure that all the electrical and gas circuits work fine so Id like to fix this.
Thanks in advance. Looking forward to using this forum a lot.
Jono
Jono is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2018, 10:19 AM   #2
Rivet Master
 
kidjedi's Avatar
 
1972 25' Tradewind
1976 31' Excella 500
1974 31' Excella 500
1975 24' Argosy 24
Denver , Colorado
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 628
Those door shelves can likely be removed and rearranged. Were they just put back in the wrong places?
__________________
25' 1972 Airstream Trade Wind Land Yacht (heavily customized)
2006 Jeep Liberty CRD (diesel)
BeahmStream.com
kidjedi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2018, 05:35 AM   #3
New Member
 
1971 27' Overlander
Currently Looking...
Wingdale , New York
Join Date: Sep 2018
Posts: 2
No it’s not the shelves. Facing the fridge I can actually see that the left side is bowed in. That’s why the door won’t close. Now I have to see why it’s bowed in.
Thanks for the help kidjedi.
Jono is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
85 325 Mechanical problem lenmaul Classic Motorhomes 14 12-03-2009 07:23 PM
Maiden Voyage - Mechanical Shakedown. outofcontrol Classic Motorhomes 5 05-02-2006 11:47 AM
Major mechanical renovation.. see it! RealShinyOne Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 13 05-07-2005 08:16 PM
Mechanical reference books/manuals recommendations 1984air310 Airstream Motorhome Forums 3 03-07-2004 10:37 PM
Post rally mechanical repairs PeterH-Airstreamer Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 16 07-10-2002 04:36 PM


Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.