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Old 05-18-2016, 08:31 AM   #1
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Winnebago View Panel Handles

My outside door handles in the 2012 Winnebago View are breaking off at the hinge (4 so far). Has anybody else has seen this failure?

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Old 05-18-2016, 09:23 PM   #2
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That's not good.
Do you mean the handle of the main door or compartment doors? Can you post a picture?

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Old 07-17-2016, 05:56 PM   #3
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You are opening wrong. You have to pivot towards the hinge side. If you pull straight out you can easily break the hinge side. I had this pointed out during my initial orientation on my 2012 View. I broke one off, when in a hurry, pulled straight out. Put your thumb towards the hinge side and leverage toward the hinge.
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Old 09-17-2016, 10:38 PM   #4
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One of our outside compartment handles broke on our 2011 Winnebago View. I definitely should have kept the latching mechanism clean & lubricated. Other trick is to press towards the coach before & during pulling the handles. This releases the pressure so the latch can open easier.

When we broke our first handle I bought to have them paint matched and keep a spare in our coach just in case.
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