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Old 04-16-2021, 10:00 PM   #1
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door won't open in heat

Gray wolf limited 2021. Door will not open in the heat. Will open when it’s cool outside, any one know what to do or have had this problem,
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Old 04-17-2021, 10:09 AM   #2
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welcome to the forum its a great place to get your questions answered. I would check and ensure that the door frame is tightly secured to the rigs structure and allowing enough room for operation and that the hinges are tight to both the door and the frame. If the rig is under warranty have the dealer check it out.
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Old 04-17-2021, 10:18 AM   #3
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Door will not open in the heat. Will open when itís cool outside
any door or lock binding might be because of the trailer being not leveled/square front to back and side to side...

use an actual level to adjust that... sometimes just a slight adjustment to the stab jacks or leveling system or front jack is all that is needed...
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Old 04-17-2021, 04:23 PM   #4
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any one know what to do or have had this problem,
Go farther north and find a site where the driver’s side of your RV is pointed south.

But, for real, I would take rsdata’s advice unless you know you are good and level already.

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Old 04-17-2021, 05:07 PM   #5
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Since you say it won't open in heat but does so when cool, I'd be looking for something where the tolerance of the door is too tight when expanded from the heat and has clearance when cool out.
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Old 04-18-2021, 04:55 PM   #6
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Since you say it won't open in heat but does so when cool, I'd be looking for something where the tolerance of the door is too tight when expanded from the heat and has clearance when cool out.
To piggyback off 5picker, I had the same issue with my rig. Turned out the deadbolt was dragging when things got hot and expanded. If your door won't open when locked, take a look at the strike plate and see if you have any wiggle room there. I ended up filing the opening on mine just a touch, and haven't had an issue since. It didn't take much at all, so if you go this route, go slow and don't remove to much material.
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Old 04-19-2021, 07:21 AM   #7
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5picker is right on!! I have my screen door stick when its in the hot sun with the awning in.
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Old 04-22-2021, 03:39 PM   #8
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I used to have that problem frequently in my Solera. It took repeated efforts & several different techs to resolve the issue; work on the door jam and eventually a new lock.
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