Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-28-2014, 08:24 AM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 37
Frig door latch when storing

We have been told to leave frig doors cracked when storing so mold doesn't grow. I can't find a latch to fit. I bought one at camping world & it's too small. We have a 2014 Sierra BHOK. The campground stores our camper so I can't keep an eye on it at home. Help
__________________

__________________
Moonlighting is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2014, 08:31 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
CSMRetired's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: N. Central Texas
Posts: 1,102
If it's sitting in storage, we just wedge / prop something between the door and refrigerator to prop it open. Good ole red solo cups work....not very flashy but pratical
__________________

__________________

'Pa Pa's Palace'

2014 Sportscoach Crosscountry 405FK
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland
CSMRetired is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2014, 08:32 AM   #3
Mod free 5er
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Concord, NC
Posts: 24,215
We just leave the refrigerator door wide open as well as the freezer door.
__________________
OldCoot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2014, 08:34 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
lswartz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Maryland
Posts: 503
I just leave my doors wide open. If you unit is going to get moved around, then that might not be a good idea. Put 6-8 charcoal chunks in a dishcloth inside, do the same for the freezer. The dishcloth holds the charcoal dust inside. Make sure you have dried the refrigerator out first.

We stored our refrigerator 4 years this way while stationed in Germany & it was dry & fresh inside.
__________________
2013 Rockwood Mini Lite 2109S
2010 Toyota Tundra 4WD
lswartz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2014, 09:24 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
SKnight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 1,428
While still I just leave the doors wide open and close them before moving the unit.
__________________
Now-2014 Sierra 346RETS 5er BUB
Then-2002 Keystone Springdale 286RLDS TT

Nights camped in 2014-28, 2015-127, 2016-10
SKnight is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2014, 09:25 AM   #6
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by lswartz View Post
I just leave my doors wide open. If you unit is going to get moved around, then that might not be a good idea. Put 6-8 charcoal chunks in a dishcloth inside, do the same for the freezer. The dishcloth holds the charcoal dust inside. Make sure you have dried the refrigerator out first. We stored our refrigerator 4 years this way while stationed in Germany & it was dry & fresh inside.

It will get moved back to storage & back out again & I am worried about the door banging around. I will try the charcoal
__________________
Moonlighting is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2014, 02:58 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Old Bones's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: SK, Canada
Posts: 190
The fridge in our TT came with clips that can be used to hold the freezer and fridge door in a secured open a crack position. They won't bang around if the trailer is moved.
__________________
2013 Forest River Surveyor SP296
Old Bones is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2014, 03:02 PM   #8
Phat Phrog Stunt Team
 
TURBS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Iowa
Posts: 34,337
If you have a dometic you need these.

TURBS
Sabre owners united!
Attached Images
 
__________________
TURBS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-28-2014, 03:29 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
another_newfie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 684
When we are done our trip we leave our fridge and freezer wide open. If the trip was more than a few days and there is a bit of ice on the back of the freezer I will leave a small dry towel in the freezer to catch the run off. Been doing for years with no issue.

We have many sets of the little fridge pop thingys (it is a running joke that we buy a new rig just to get them), but I never use em. Not sure why, just never got into the habit.
__________________

__________________
2015 F-350 SRW 6.7 PSD
2014 Crusader 295RST

1 Fantastic DW
1 Amazing DD
1 Beagle that will be missed (RIP Zeus)
another_newfie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
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



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:10 PM.