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Old 10-20-2014, 05:47 PM   #11
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Here are my pictures using the bracket above to reinforce the top of the door structure so it won't come loose again.

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Old 10-20-2014, 05:52 PM   #12
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You can get a new gas strut, if it is bent. The brackets themselves will need to be returned to their original shape. I plan on putting a backer plate on the inside, and thru bolting the bracket that is mounted on the door, with stainless screws, and nylock nuts. Mine is brandie new, and the screws have already worked loose in the door.

The pics above show a really neat repair. :^)
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Old 10-22-2014, 04:14 PM   #13
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Here's several pictures of my door repair. Note that the not only was cylinder bracket bent and required re-bending; but the white metal around the circumference of the door was cracking under the bracket. (http://www.evernote.com/l/AR7i14OK6I...53mKfUJoeAUUw/)
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Old 12-16-2014, 07:26 PM   #14
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I was just looking at a new 2015 Georgetown yesterday at a local dealer and took these pictures of how they are now installing the at the bottom of the door.
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Old 12-17-2014, 01:24 AM   #15
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That is the way my 2014 is....actually I guess you can say they fixed it right after I complained that the way it was pinned before it would swing open and catch my awning as it rolled out and back. I was told at the dealer that I should just hold the door out of the way when putting out or retracting my awning until going to a trade show and learning that they fed me a line of bull.

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Old 12-18-2014, 08:45 PM   #16
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Mine has also been caught in wind a bent. I have rebuilt twice, I would like to use a fixed arm but not sure where it would work.


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Old 12-20-2014, 11:53 AM   #17
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Thanks for all the ideas folks. The actual bracket on ours is not bent but coming off the door so it looks like Iggy has the solution for our woes! It's off to Home Depot.
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Old 01-02-2015, 11:14 PM   #18
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Iggy,

I've got the same problem. What kind of rivets, steel or alum, and what size, if you recall? Thanks so much.

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