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Old 04-17-2017, 03:58 PM   #1
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Storage Door Hinge

Noticed recently that the large storage door on our FR3 30DS , passenger side, hinge is failing and the door is hanging lower than normal. Anyone else had this problem and if so what was your fix? Thanks.
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Noticed recently that the large storage door on our FR3 30DS , passenger side, hinge is failing and the door is hanging lower than normal. Anyone else had this problem and if so what was your fix? Thanks.


I've stuck a wood match stick in the hole and used a slightly longer screw.
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Old 04-17-2017, 06:38 PM   #3
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I've stuck a wood match stick in the hole and used a slightly longer screw.
Mine did the same thing. I used toothpicks and glue then screwed it back together and holding well.
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I am sorry,I failed to state that it is outside and at the rear of the coach on the passenger side
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I am sorry,I failed to state that it is outside and at the rear of the coach on the passenger side


That's the door I repaired using my stated method. It has remained tight since the repair.
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I've stuck a wood match stick in the hole and used a slightly longer screw.


What hole? Can you post any photos of your repair? Thanks eh
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Also once the side compartment doors are open, on the flat edge of the side door there are little rivets. Well most if not all have disappeared.. what are folks doing about that?
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What hole? Can you post any photos of your repair? Thanks eh


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Simply pulled out loose original screw, inserted a full size wooden stick match and screwed in a longer screw. Not experiencing any popped rivets on any of my doors.
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Simply pulled out loose original screw, inserted a full size wooden stick match and screwed in a longer screw. Not experiencing any popped rivets on any of my doors.


Thanks for the pictures
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