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Old 10-21-2013, 10:41 AM   #15
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If the windows are not locked you may be able to open one from outside.

That is very simular to my lock (Works same way) as I said, the problem is the dang bolt breaks, the highest stress point is also the weakest point on the bolt.

I was able to depress the striker bolt using an L-Shaped seal-pic and open the door.. Then I took the thing apart.

A machinest can carve a replacement bolt out of steel that won't break as easily (or at all) Even brass would be better than what Tri-Mark uses.
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Old 10-21-2013, 07:32 PM   #16
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I know this has happened to others. Hopefully someone will have a solution. Can you post a photo of your lock ?
I finally found a post by offthewall in 1/28/2011 with the same lock and problem were you posted for him to post the drill hole measurements. Looks like a plan is finally coming together.
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Old 10-21-2013, 07:33 PM   #17
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Good deal. Hope it all works out.
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Old 10-21-2013, 07:40 PM   #18
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Had this happen a couple of years ago. DW was on the inside tho, she opened window and let me in. The lock is not save able . They said just drill it out, so I did. Ordered a new one from try mark.
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Old 10-21-2013, 10:01 PM   #19
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I had a problem with the door handle. I do not use the lock on the handle I use the deadbolt lock always. I went to open the door after I unlocked the deadbolt lock and I could pull on the handle and nothing happened. The handle pulled out ok but did not activate the bolt to release the door. I called tiffin and they actually told me which window to take out and how to do it easily without breaking anything. One of them on my coach is put in a bit differently. I started to do that and was checking the windows on my coach and luckily I had forgotten to lock the drivers window when I was talking to the guard at the campground. I opened it and crawled inside and opened the door. I took the lock apart and the lever that activates it had some wear in it and had actually went over the stop. I put it back in place and bent it down a bit so that it could not do that. I am pretty sure the problem came from me locking the dead bolt then trying to open the door to make sure it was locked. I am still using that door handle a year later. Either way if it is the same problem I had you wont be able to open that door from the outside but it is an easy fix once you get the door opened
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If the windows are not locked you may be able to open one from outside.
Best bet!!

We ALWAYS leave our windows unlocked . . . just in case . . . .
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How are you coming along with your door issue? Very curious as to the fix, and if there is any preventative steps so it doesn't happen.
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All I can say is happy happy happy I'm in. The choices I had was break a window,remove a vent off of roof and get a bean pole to go through, drill lock,or drill hole in window frame with out hitting glass and able to hit lock which is what I did took 5 minutes and I was in with just a hole the size of a paper clip in the frame. Know as for the lock it open from the inside with no problem,once the door was open the outside handle work so I greased the !!!! Out of it and it work great.
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Alls well that ends well.
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How are you coming along with your door issue? Very curious as to the fix, and if there is any preventative steps so it doesn't happen.
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I would say if you need to break in your MH I'm you man. As for preventative steps grease the door lock one of those forgotten things till it breaks.
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Went to check MH unlocked door and handle does nothing you can hear it unlock. Any suggestions how to get in short of busting out a window. 2007 revolution.
After getting locked out once and being lucky that a window was unlocked, I always keep
One window unlocked .
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[QUOTE="Ggrvusa;1777076"] After getting locked out once and being lucky that a window was unlocked, I always keep One window unlocked .[/QUOTE

Btw, mine is an '07 Revolution too.
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