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Old 09-26-2021, 05:17 PM   #1
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Cargo Door Keyed Latches

Own a 2016 Class C Coachmen with the standard 7-8 cargo doors around the sides and ends. The latches that are keyed have what looks like a curved piece of metal between the lock and the door that can be used to assist in lifting the door. Standard latch (no key) on the other side of the door. Cannot get the keyed latch to secure the door because when its locked all you have to do is rotate the curved piece of metal and the whole lock turns. Don't think they've ever been used to lock the cargo doors. Looking on line all the keyed latches do not have the curved piece of metal, just the lock. As the keys provided only came with one key for all the latches thinking about starting over with new locks and keys. Thoughts? Thanks!
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The lock would have a flat side; on the lock and in the door ; to prevent rotation in the door , so it sounds like some one has forced the lock and rounded out the hole in the door .

If the lock protrudes enough on the inside of the door you could fabricate a small plate to mount to the inside , with the flat in it to stop the rotation .

The finger lift hooks are available separately .
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In your particular case, I would remove the curved finger pulls. If you can't open the doors without them, consider adding your own separate grab handle. There are many nice looking tiny ones made in many styles and colors. Pick something made of stainless steel so it won't rust. Pick a low profile design that is smooth to avoid catching on things. CLICK HERE for an example, but one smaller and a lot cheaper.
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I replaced ours with combination locks from Amazon. The basement locks on RVs all use a standard key and can open others at will.
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Remove all, give A good soaking in penetrating oil overnight, then flood w/ silicone spray and try KEY, the decide replacement needs? You also then have handy to measure before ordering, if needed. New locks may NOT solve locks turning issues, WITHOUT ADDITIONAL REPAIRS and may require metal screw plates w/ flats and LONGER Locks to compensate for plates, door repairs (wood rot/soft) by locks, requiring EPOXY door hole repairs, etc. I.e. WATER DAMAGE OF THE HOLE IN THE DOOR? Good Luck
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On mine w/ finger pulls, they have 90-deg stops on hinges, so they will NOT fold back to the wall to a normal hold-open... thus, he finger pull is handy to use a BUNGEE TO HOLD partially open... such as waste valve compartment (which is under water heater, thus the restriction), or cargo bay under slide. Your mileage/ floorplan may vary and dictate your specifics.
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