Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > Country Coach Owners Forum
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 02-18-2009, 11:03 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Pahrump, NV
Posts: 329
We have an 06 Allure and the entry door doesn't always latch all the way (2nd detent).

When you're outside you can easily see this and close the door (harder). But from inside the only clue is that you can't close the deadbolt without pulling on the door handle. It's quite hard to get it to the 2nd detent from inside.

Any ideas/advice as to what to look for or what to adjust?

Thanks!
__________________

__________________
2011 Airstream Classic Limited
2011 GMC Sierra 2500HD Duramax/Allison
Techie is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 02-19-2009, 12:47 AM   #2
Community Moderator
 
RV Wizard's Avatar


 
Country Coach Owners Club
Appalachian Campers
Gulf Streamers Club
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Chattanooga, Tn.
Posts: 12,062
I would first make sure the coach is level and not in a stress parked condition. Check to be sure all hinge side screws are tight and door is hanging plumb and square to frame. Make adjustment to the striker as need to allow door to close more easily. Once you have it the way you want it, you will need to est drive it to be sure it is tight enough not to allow any wind noise or rattling. Good luck and let us know how it turns out.
__________________

__________________
Mike, RVIA & RVSA Certified Master RV Technician
Amy, Dr. Assistant - Roxie & Mei Ling, four legs each
2000 Gulf Stream Scenic Cruiser 450 hp & 1330# torque
06 Saturn Vue, 06 Chevy Z71 4x4 & 2014 Corvette Z51 M7
RV Wizard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2009, 05:55 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Pahrump, NV
Posts: 329
Everything is level with no stress. We're on a concrete pad and have air-only levelling. Door appears square & plumb and hinges side screws are tight.

Couldn't see where to adjust the striker but I'll take a closer look today.

Thanks.
__________________
2011 Airstream Classic Limited
2011 GMC Sierra 2500HD Duramax/Allison
Techie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Entry Door Latch Mechanism Malfunction traveler of california Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 36 07-28-2015 10:13 AM
Sliding Door Adjustments David and Fran Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 0 01-19-2009 06:29 AM
Entry door latch comes loose on our 04 Meridian Catpowered Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 14 11-03-2008 05:37 PM
Replace small entry light above the entry door switch panel? donhaus National RV Owner's Forum 5 11-01-2008 08:35 AM
Scottsdale Hood Latch stuck -adjustments? park_ridge_dave Newmar Owner's Forum 11 04-09-2007 07:03 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:49 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.