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Old 05-08-2022, 05:51 PM   #1
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2011 Berkshire Fasteners

What is it? The fastners look like a torque head but it is not. I need to replace a broken cargo bay door latch and need to remove the old latch but my torque bits will not fit it. Also does anyone know what type of bay door latches FR used on the 2011 Berkshire?
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Old 05-08-2022, 08:32 PM   #2
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Many screws used in RV construction are Robertson also referred to as square drive. The two sizes that are commonly found are #1 & #2.
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Old 05-08-2022, 10:56 PM   #3
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No, it is definitely not a Robertson. It has a star shaped recess but the Torx bits either are too large or too small.T-20 too large, T-15 too small.
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Old 05-08-2022, 11:13 PM   #4
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Haven't seen these very often but maybe Torx Plus?
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Old 05-09-2022, 12:11 AM   #5
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On my 2014, I had the same problem, I ended up using the square bit, sorry I donít remember the size.
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Old 05-09-2022, 07:16 AM   #6
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If it's like my 2008 Berkshire a square will work even it it looks like it is something other than a square. I have found that if it is clearly not a Phillips, the square fits it.
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Old 05-10-2022, 04:09 AM   #7
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If it's like my 2008 Berkshire a square will work even it it looks like it is something other than a square. I have found that if it is clearly not a Phillips, the square fits it.

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Old 05-10-2022, 08:09 AM   #8
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Look closely and you will set 8 vice 6 "star points". Like other stated, a number 2 square bit is the toll you are looking four.
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Old 05-10-2022, 10:27 AM   #9
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They are called a double square bit. But manf just uses the standard squarebit. Just make sure you have the bit seated well or you could strip it out.
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Old 05-11-2022, 10:28 AM   #10
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I had the same problem with my 2018 39a when replacing the water heater. I used a T20 with a old style impact tool. once I broke them loose, Vice grips and then replaced them with phillips head. If they would use standard hardware on motorhomes, they could reduce the cost 3%-5%.
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