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Old 01-31-2021, 09:27 AM   #1
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2003 25' Safari
Paso Robles , California
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Sticky Door Latch

The door latch on our Safari is very sticky/tight. You either need to use two hands when pulling the latch from the outside or press one hand above the latch when pulling with the other. Just as difficult from the inside as well.

We use the Airstream as an Airbnb and numerous guests have either thought the door was locked or just simply could not get it open.

Is there a solution????
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Old 01-31-2021, 09:28 AM   #2
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WD-40 or Silicone spray?
Somebody, please, point me to the road.

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Old 01-31-2021, 09:37 AM   #3
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I thought about trying WD40, but when I was checking to see if there were other threads with this same problem (none quite the same) people mentioned not using anything that would attract dirt/dust. Maybe a dry lubricant, if that exists?
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