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Old 03-28-2013, 09:48 PM   #1
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Cargo Latch plastic catch broken

On my 2008 Berkshire 36SQ, one of the cargo latch plastic catch broke. They are somehow attached to a rod that runs inside the cargo door and pull up and down by the opening latch mechanism. I can't find the replacement latch part, either the plastic catch, or rod and catch. Has anyone had one of these break and if so, where did you find a replacement ?
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Old 03-28-2013, 10:27 PM   #2
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Have you tried a Berkshire dealer parts dept?
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Old 03-28-2013, 11:38 PM   #3
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Ours broke also, it was one that pointed downwards. We found a replacement ar the local rv dealer, however with ours, the curved bottom of the door makes it imposiable to remove the assembly. Hope the one that broke on your is one of the sideways ones.
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Plastic Catch

Its one that goes up. On one of the other cargo doors, one of the down catches is missing. I need to find them first. Thanks to all. Im cheking various parts places.
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Old 03-29-2013, 11:55 AM   #5
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latch assembly

Before you go thru the effort to find one, see if you can even get the old one out! My understanding you have to replace the entire assembly. We can not get the assembly out due to curved part on bottom of door.
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We have two spare assemblies that were ordered by our dealer from FR no problem replacing the ones that go sideways. If you can't get the up/down one out let me know and I'll take a picture of how we put a different latch on.
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We have two spare assemblies that were ordered by our dealer from FR no problem replacing the ones that go sideways. If you can't get the up/down one out let me know and I'll take a picture of how we put a different latch on.
Please take a picture, the latch on the water management door has some how fallen out. This is an upward swinging door with a curved bottom.
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door latch mod

Found some latches that are used on pop-up campers. Rivited the hook end on the door and screwed the base under the cargo bay. Holds the door firmly closed, can put a lock on if you wantand can not see the replacement from outside. Would be nice to have the door as normal but only way we figured out to get the old assembly out was (1) cut the curved part of the door (2) pull the skin off the door. Didn't want to do either one
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