Recommendation for hab door fix (1 Viewer)

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Hils and Glenns

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The hab door on our hymer has got cluncky to close and sticks a bit when opening. I think it may need rehanging. Can anyone recommend someone in North Yorkshire who can fix it please?
 
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Have you tried a spray with silicone lubricant ? Or could it be the hinges worn and need replacing ?
 
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Have you tried a spray with silicone lubricant ? Or could it be the hinges worn and need replacing ?
Not sure what the problem is which is why I think it needs someone who knows what they're doing.:confused:
 

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Not sure what the problem is which is why I think it needs someone who knows what they're doing.:confused:
Before spending your hard earned a quick wipe of the rubber door seal with a rag covered in WD40 or better still, one of the silicone based sprays like GT85 may well cure the issue
 

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Not sure what the problem is which is why I think it needs someone who knows what they're doing.:confused:
Before spending your hard earned a quick wipe of the rubber door seal with a rag covered in WD40 or better still, one of the silicone based sprays like GT85 may well cure the issue

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Paul and Kate

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It could be your striker plates.
Untighten the screws and they move up or down to suit.
Ours was the same when we picked it up.
It was on a bailey though
 

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It could be your striker plates.
Untighten the screws and they move up or down to suit.
Ours was the same when we picked it up.
It was on a bailey though
Yes, we fixed the door on another funster's van by adjusting the striker plate
 

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Hils and Glen, First check that all the hinge screws are tight!
The striker plate you can usually see at a glance if there is a problem.
After the above lubricate the hinges and the door lock.

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Before spending your hard earned a quick wipe of the rubber door seal with a rag covered in WD40 or better still, one of the silicone based sprays like GT85 may well cure the issue

Wd40 rots rubber use a silicone spray.

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If it is the Hartal door with the three striker pins. Loosen off the locking screw and wind the pins in or out to adjust. You need to get them set just right as the body expands/contracts 2-3mm with temperature fluctuations.
 
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Not sure on Hymer, but on mine the hinges had started to seize on the pins, more than a spray with WD40 could cure. It was a case of working one hinge at a time, slacken the fixings off the frame and door, gently persuade the 2 halves of the hinge to separate with a dead blow hammer and a length of softwood as a sacrificial drift, clean the pins up, good smear of grease and back together again, then move onto the next. Has worked fine ever since.
 
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Hils and Glenns

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Thanks for all your suggestions.
Hils and Glen, First check that all the hinge screws are tight!
The striker plate you can usually see at a glance if there is a problem.
After the above lubricate the hinges and the door lock.
We've done this and its much improved. We'll see how we go on the next trip.
 

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