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#1 gingerpod

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Posted 01 June 2018 - 06:51 AM

Help. We have a 2010 Spirit Deluxe. The newest problem is that the cabinet and bathroom doors have bounced off their hinges. There is a good possibility that this happened because they were not properly secured while we were driving. Any ideas on how to fix them? I know the trick about putting a toothpick in the hole but this seems like a temporary fix at best. Anyone have any better suggestions? Thanks, Charli



#2 Euphoria

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Posted 01 June 2018 - 08:29 AM

Some pictures of what happened would be helpful to see what you are actually referring to. While it's not uncommon for cabinets to "unlatch" themselves going down the road, I have never heard of the bathroom door coming off though.


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#3 Jerrybob

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Posted 04 June 2018 - 07:40 PM

Yea...I agree with Greg....very uncommon problem with the bathroom door...never heard of it before.  As for the cabinets....the matchstick trick does work....I had to do that for a couple of cabinets....never had one open after thousands and thousands of miles.



#4 Bruce44

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Posted 05 June 2018 - 11:39 AM

Generally, I use wooden matches for loose screws, but steel wool probably works better.