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Old 03-27-2013, 04:32 PM   #1
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Glass shower door problem

My glass shower door sags and rubs the bottom when trying to close. This is the partial circle shower common in a lot of RVs. I can see the top obviously shows the sagging. I tried to gently pry the door up hoping that it would be enough to clear the bottom, but stopped short of applying very much pressure in fear of shattering the glass. All screws are snug. Was thinking about grinding a little off the bottom where it meets the base/bottom on one side to give a little more clearance.
Anyone have any ideas? Thanks, Ron
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Old 03-27-2013, 04:40 PM   #2
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I have had to gently file the AL top on our old coach to get a smooth ride. Personally if you take it slow this should help alleviate your problem. Best of luck!
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Check to see if the screws in the top of the door near the hinge isn't an adjustment screw. On mine, I loosened the screw, lifted the door up to clear the sill, then tightened the screw. All is now well.
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My glass shower door sags and rubs the bottom when trying to close. This is the partial circle shower common in a lot of RVs. I can see the top obviously shows the sagging. I tried to gently pry the door up hoping that it would be enough to clear the bottom, but stopped short of applying very much pressure in fear of shattering the glass. All screws are snug. Was thinking about grinding a little off the bottom where it meets the base/bottom on one side to give a little more clearance.
Anyone have any ideas? Thanks, Ron
Before you grind, screw and bend things, I would put a real carpenters level in your coach by the shower and level your coach using the carpenters level and see if that changes anything. All it takes is a minor twist in the frame to knock you shower door jamb out of alignment.
It is worth a try and the little time it takes to do it.
Good luck.
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On my shower door, it has a hinge pin top and bottom. To remove door, lift door until lower hinge pin clears, then door can come out. My door was dragging, so I lifted until lower hinge pin cleared, then put in a nylon washer over pin and put back down. This lifted the door enough that it stopped dragging. Hope this helps.

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I always check the swing of the shower door when leveling, plus the bathroom and refrigerator doors. Off level the shower door will bind and the other two will slowly creep towards the 'low' side or end. Level, everything works as it should.

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this also works on the entry door as i did it to my london aire....and there are some that are just to hard to remove so you then take stainless wire and make a loop around the pin on the bottom side of the hinge and wrap it tight and it raises it the thickness of your wire...jeff

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On my shower door, it has a hinge pin top and bottom. To remove door, lift door until lower hinge pin clears, then door can come out. My door was dragging, so I lifted until lower hinge pin cleared, then put in a nylon washer over pin and put back down. This lifted the door enough that it stopped dragging. Hope this helps.

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