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Old 06-13-2013, 11:31 AM   #1
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Dometic fridge clips

The pictures in my Dometic refrigerator manual are super dark. I cannot for the life of me figure out how these plastic clips fit onto the door latch to keep the fridge and freezer doors open. Can someone post a pic of the plastic clip in place on the door? THX
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Old 06-13-2013, 11:49 AM   #3
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The pictures in my Dometic refrigerator manual are super dark. I cannot for the life of me figure out how these plastic clips fit onto the door latch to keep the fridge and freezer doors open. Can someone post a pic of the plastic clip in place on the door? THX
Thank you for posting this question. My DW said she thought they were some type of shelf stopper, to keep stuff from moving around. Neither one of us had any idea they were to be used to keep the doors open
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Ours are up in our junk shelf with all of our papers. Maybe I'll retire the bungees and use these!
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Old 06-13-2013, 12:26 PM   #5
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Perfect for keeping the doors ajar during storage. Just remember to remove the plastic clips before moving the trailer or the door(s) can come open during traveling.
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You sir are quick! Four minutes to post and included attachments of rare used subject..........
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OK! So that's how it goes! DUH!!

Hadn't asked but good to know.
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You sir are quick! Four minutes to post and included attachments of rare used subject..........
Good job Turbs, was goona post pic but you were quick. Can you guys believe my dealer tech showed me how and why to use these during the original walk-through!!!! I almost appreciate my dealer as much as this forum. Really hard to top the FRF.
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Good job Turbs, was goona post pic but you were quick. Can you guys believe my dealer tech showed me how and why to use these during the original walk-through!!!! I almost appreciate my dealer as much as this forum. Really hard to top the FRF.
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You said it keeps the door open? I didn't get one with our Dometic, but why keep it open?
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You said it keeps the door open? I didn't get one with our Dometic, but why keep it open?
Keeps air circulating inside the fridge when it's not in use.
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You said it keeps the door open? I didn't get one with our Dometic, but why keep it open?
What b47 said- keeps it from getting funky in storage. We use bungees hooked from the freezer to fridge to block the door from closing.
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Oh ok! Thanks guys!
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I had no idea what they were, until now, and threw them away.
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Perfect for keeping the doors ajar during storage. Just remember to remove the plastic clips before moving the trailer or the door(s) can come open during traveling.
Good point and in our Silverback 29 RK (rear kitchen) the dinette slide will hit the fridge door when the slide is retracted if the clips are installed.
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I have an a-frame with fridge, no freezer. Is there something like this for my small fridge? Not having much luck searching for "latch that keeps fridge door open".
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From Turbs pic, Not to be picky but the clip needs to be slid down another quarter inch or so and then it will snap in on the bottom of the door latch. This will hold the clip in place securely...
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I have an a-frame with fridge, no freezer. Is there something like this for my small fridge? Not having much luck searching for "latch that keeps fridge door open".
Our popup had probably the same fridge in it. There was a little latch looking thing that I never could figure out attached to the top. It almost made contact with a chrome bracket on the door, but not quite. Couldn't tell if it was supposed to keep it open or closed but it never did either.
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Oh yea, my popup had that as well. Basically the latch that you use to keep the door closed during travel has a second position that will latch the door slightly ajar.
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Oh yea, my popup had that as well. Basically the latch that you use to keep the door closed during travel has a second position that will latch the door slightly ajar.

Got that, but it doesn't actually hold the door open. Came loose within first few trips, had dealer tighten, and now it is loose again. Looking for something a little more trustworthy. Thinking I'm going to try to make something like this:
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