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Old 07-19-2015, 07:24 PM   #1
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main door leading into trailer

Hello
On my microliter 25DS i noticed that when the outer door is just about closed, it feels a little stuck and like it is rubbing on the top of the frame. Then I just push it all the way in.
There indeed are two areas that looked rubbed on the top frame of the door.

Is the door out of alignment; also could it mean that the TT is not level?
We are a semi newbie on TT care and was wondering if you can give me some insight.

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Old 07-19-2015, 08:52 PM   #2
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Happens sometimes when new owners use the stabilizers for leveling.
Ultralite frames, like yours, can easily be twaked doing this.
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We generally put wood boards under it for leveling side to side. How else should we level it and how to fix it?
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We have a new Flagstaff 27rlws. If we snug down the front electric stabilizer at all the door sticks like that at the top rear side of the door. I cannot see anyway of adjusting it. And no we do not use the stabilizers to level.
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What is meant by " Snugging " the front. Yes we do try to level front to back otherwize we are walking downhill inside. Maybe we shouldn't be so exacting perhaps?
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I'd adjust it a little with a block of wood and a hammer if that's what it took...just be gentle....maybe the jamb needs the adjustment.
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What is meant by " Snugging " the front. Yes we do try to level front to back otherwize we are walking downhill inside. Maybe we shouldn't be so exacting perhaps?
We level side to side with boards. Then we level front to back with the tongue jack. Then I put down the 4 corner stabilizer jacks down enough so they are tight to the ground but not lifting or carrying any of the weight of the trailer. I was referring to the 4 corner Jack when I mentioed snugging them down. The front one on the door side is real sensitive. I tighten it down or snug it down a little too much the door does not shut properly.
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We generally put wood boards under it for leveling side to side. How else should we level it and how to fix it?
no, i said the stabilizers, not boards under the wheels, which is the correct way to level side to side.

many new owners try to use the stabilizers to lift the trailer for leveling, which shouldn't be done.
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I'd adjust it a little with a block of wood and a hammer if that's what it took...just be gentle....maybe the jamb needs the adjustment.
X2 or adjust it like they use to do car doors by putting a 2x on the sill and bumping the door against it.
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thanks all!
We are going out camping this weekend and will see what happens.
We do level by putting boards under the wheel and front to back with the hydraulic tongue jack. We will see what happens today.
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