For those that hate the friction hinges more like binding hinges as much as i do there is a fix.
Rv friction door hinge adjustment.
I see no adjustments on the hinge and oiling the hinge does nothing to ease it up.
Our new 2018 cougar has one of the new friction hinge doors and its difficult to open and close.
This helped a little more but did not solve the problem completely.
For top and bottom.
I contacted lippert and they gave me the p n for the standard non binding replacement hinge.
The spacer thickness depends on how much you need to get the door to move.
Rv entry door hinge replacement.
Then determine if my door can be salvaged or if it will have to be replaced.
It is difficult to open and with a strong breeze it will not stay open.
If the latch isn t greased you ll think the door is binding but in reality the friction between the latch and striker is high enough to make you need to pull to get.
Is there a way to adjust the tension on the main door friction hinges.
Outback rv owners forum.
The camper is only two years old and the doors have given me trouble since the first outing.
Replacement of window with integrated shade.
You could drill out the rivets on one of the hinges add a thin spacer behind the hinge then re rivet it.
Rv entry door seal replacement.
Rv exterior door touch up paint.
Might take a couple of tries to get the spacing right.
Keystone calls it a feature but i m no so sure.
Middle hinge is normal and can remain.
Adjusting rv entry door camber.
I ve since had the unit back in a second time for adjustment of the doors.
A spacer behind the lower hinge will move the bottom of the door up.
The friction hinge has to go.
It simply makes the door a constant nuisance an unpleasant thing to deal with.
It also will not open all the way.
I will eventually switch the hinge to a non friction hinge and attach a lock to the trailer wall to latch the door open when i want it to stay open.
Our new 2018 cougar rds has so much tension on the friction hinges it takes two hands to pull the door closed.
When it is opened back to the outside wall of the trailer it pops back out about 10 inches.
You need two of them.
First i will need to replace the hinges with the standard hinges.