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Old 07-07-2013, 03:39 PM   #1
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pop-up door stuck

2013 rockwood freedom 2280. first time out. This will probably be a no-duh question but after raising roof, I was setting door up. The top of the door wouldnt fit flush against side wall of ceiling because couldnt fit top lip of door under twist fasteners, thus couldnt twist the fasteners to hold door in place. Its pretty obvious that the roof wasnt raised high enough but I want to make sure it isnt anything that I am overlooking. Has anyone faced this issue before?

Also, the wench does reach the auto stop when roof raised, but how do I adjust it to go higher?

Sorry no pics. Lowered before I thought to take any.
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Old 07-07-2013, 04:29 PM   #2
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I usually don't use the top connectors to hold the door on my HW for two reasons: awning pulls the roof away when. And two: high winds causes the roof to sway. Both of those situations put extreme pressure on those twisty things and many people will tell you that theirs have broken when latched to the door.
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Old 07-07-2013, 04:30 PM   #3
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I usually don't use the top connectors to hold the door on my HW for two reasons: awning pulls the roof away when. And two: high winds causes the roof to sway. Both of those situations put extreme pressure on those twisty things and many people will tell you that theirs have broken when latched to the door.
"When opened". Forgot to read before hitting send.
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we had door fit issues until i discovered that i wasn't supposed to use the stabilizers, for leveling.
i was tweaking the frame by doing this, resulting in the door being off.
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we had door fit issues until i discovered that i wasn't supposed to use the stabilizers, for leveling.
i was tweaking the frame by doing this, resulting in the door being off.
I just had a V8 moment with your comment. That is exactly what I was doing! Makes total sense. Thanks.
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yep, DON'T use stabilizers to level the trailer.
using stabilizers to this will cause damage to the frame and maybe parts of the trailer.
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