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Old 10-30-2020, 12:55 PM   #1
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How to keep doors open (in storage) Norcold N611

Is there anything to install in the latch to keep the doors opened while storage?

I saw this, but it is not for the model that I have.
https://www.amazon.com/Dometic-38507...4080486&sr=8-1


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Old 10-30-2020, 01:03 PM   #2
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If the pieces are available for your fridge they should have been with the documentation but could have been placed in a kitchen drawer. In an older sob trailer we would throw a folded hand towel over the doors to keep them open.
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Old 10-30-2020, 01:08 PM   #3
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Details.....

Im still have the little bag with all the stuff inside..!!!

Let me look for it. Hopefully there is something there. Thank you.
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Old 10-30-2020, 05:08 PM   #4
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How about a folded up towel in each door?
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Old 10-30-2020, 06:09 PM   #5
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Hello, I'm pretty sure yours uses this one: https://www.campingworld.com/no-mold...E&gclsrc=aw.ds


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Old 10-30-2020, 06:21 PM   #6
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Hello, I'm pretty sure yours uses this one: https://www.campingworld.com/no-mold...E&gclsrc=aw.ds


Hope this helps

I believe this one is the universal for any and all over and under units. They work well.
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Old 10-30-2020, 06:46 PM   #7
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One like this came with ours. It slips on the latch & holds all 4 doors open.


https://www.dyersonline.com/dometic-...SABEgJoRvD_BwE
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Old 10-30-2020, 09:33 PM   #8
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We use one like this. Keeps them from opening and closing.
https://www.amazon.com/Camco-44105-A.../dp/B078XXGHYM
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So I have the Norcold N611V in our camper that I've owned for five years. Just the other day I was winterizing and was thinking about all of the people posting about how to prop their doors partly open for the winter storage months. I have always just sanitiezed the fridge/freezer, closed the doors and found it perfectly clean in spring. Anyhow... I FINALLY realized that the little gray tabs behind the door handles are there to lock the doors in a partially open position. If you close the door very slowly, while pushing th egray tab towards the outside of the fridge, they will lock into position and hold your doors partly opened.
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Old 10-31-2020, 10:09 AM   #10
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I stick a section of split pool noodle on the door.
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I have a 2017 Wildwood201BHXL In the package with the paperwork there were 2 blue plastic things like the link u posted for Amazon.. The one little open section (like a U) slides into the door handle and the rest of it slides into the edge of the fridge when u try to shut it so it holds it open a little.. OR you could just slit the side of a pool noodle and stick it on the edge of the door.
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I use a small paper cup to hold the door ajar. Have also used split foam pipe insulation on the door edge that holds the door a few inches open.
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If the pieces are available for your fridge they should have been with the documentation but could have been placed in a kitchen drawer. In an older sob trailer we would throw a folded hand towel over the doors to keep them open.
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Lots of creative solutions on this post! On my Sunseeker, the long seat belt on the dinette seat is just the right length to loop through the refrigerator doors and hold them wide open while in storage.

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Old 10-31-2020, 03:16 PM   #15
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As long as youíve cleaned it out good and there is no residual moisture, no need to leave doors open. I always clean mine really well, leave doors open a few days to dry out, close it up and Iím good come spring.
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As long as youíve cleaned it out good and there is no residual moisture, no need to leave doors open. I always clean mine really well, leave doors open a few days to dry out, close it up and Iím good come spring.
Yep. I've always sanitized with bleach, dried it out for a few days and closed it for the entire winter. All these posts have me thinking in doing something wrong.
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Old 10-31-2020, 04:12 PM   #17
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With the attachments that hold the doors partly open is you don't need to make sure the inside is completely dry.
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I made some holders with e piece of a styrofoam.
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The center island keeps the bottom door open on my Crusader. I have to open it with the slide open, then close the slide while the door is open, being careful not to hit the island as it closes. I take the bottom drawer, (crisper) out and put it sideways in the freezer to hold that door open. Haven't found the need to buy stuff in order to keep them open. Important thing is to keep them open. Our old trailer had a bad case of mold in the fridge when we bought it from being stored closed. Had to use straight bleach several times to keep it from stinking. We were finally able to get it cleaned out, and with open storage never had the problem again, but it was a pain for awhile.
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As long as youíve cleaned it out good and there is no residual moisture, no need to leave doors open. I always clean mine really well, leave doors open a few days to dry out, close it up and Iím good come spring.
Same here.
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