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Old 06-23-2015, 05:05 PM   #1
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how do I fix this?

The leading edge of our Irving folding door in our Serenity has come out of the track. The photos show that the plastic tab has broken and wonít stay in the track. I canít fine any replacement parts on the web. Current plan A: get a suitable plastic washer, cut a slit in it, slip it over the tab and try to cram into the track. I hope someone has a better idea. Thanks. PS. Photo maybe displayed at 90 degree rotation.

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Old 07-01-2015, 09:02 PM   #2
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I had same thing break on our Bambi. I called Irving and explained what I needed and they sent a new plastic tab and a brass rivet. Drill out the old rivet and use a hammer and punch to peen the new rivet and tab in place. Have them send you 2 of each part as it will break again. It breaks because the plastic rivet is not strong enough to take the weight of the leading edge of the curtain as you bump and bounce down the road while towing. I cured this by putting a 2x4x4 inch block of foam rubber under the leading edge of the curtain when it is not in use and we are towing. This way the curtain is supported and the rivet is not taking all the weight. I will add that you will have to remove the track to slide the leading edge back on the track then reinstall the track.
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Old 07-02-2015, 05:32 AM   #3
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great idea! thanks.
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Old 07-02-2015, 06:42 AM   #4
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Nipsey, thanks for the recommendation. A little cushioning support goes a long way.
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