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Old 12-28-2018, 07:39 PM   #401
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The pivot door has constantly been coming unscrewed from the top carrier trolly. I don't understand how, but that's a question for another day.

Has anyone found a way to secure the bolt from the door to the trolley so that it doesn't unthread?
I used blue loctite
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Old 12-28-2018, 08:50 PM   #402
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I used blue loctite
That was my first thought but it brings up the question of "how" the bolt keeps unthreading.

(this would be easier if I could draw)

Here goes;

The bolt hooks in the top of the door and is held in place with a lock nut. The bolt threads then screw into the center hole of the trolley that rides along the track on the door frame. When the door opens the trolley slides along the track, allowing the bolt inside the center hole to turn slightly allowing the door to do it's unique pivot action.

If I put loctite on the threads, how is the door supposed to piviot open if both ends of the bolt are held in place?

Part 2 of this mystery is the unscrewing itself. If the bolt is threaded into the trolley and turns when the door is opening (loosen) wouldn't it turn back when the door is closed (tighten)? How does the bold come unscrewed? There must be some 4th dimension the door travels through.

Anyway, I'll try the loctite and see if that helps. I like the door itsef, but this trolley/bolt setup could use a redesign.
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Old 01-15-2019, 07:00 AM   #403
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This is a great idea! Other Montana models already have it there. I plan to temporarily move mine and check for proper operation.
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Old 02-09-2019, 10:42 PM   #404
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The heat kicks on and all is well BUT the kitchen floor fills with air and lifts ever so slightly! I would have thought the flooring would have been glued on?!? Clearly it is not. Now, it doesn't lift much but there is definitely air getting in there and once the heat goes off, the floor goes back to normal. Has anyone else had this happen? I'm thinking the best way to handle that one is to pull the vents in the kitchen and seal up the flooring there and all will be well. Unless the air is coming from elsewhere, then I don't know where to start.

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Phizzie, dealer just finished my punch list for the initial 90 day shake down. Lucky for us we were the second rv to have this issue so they knew exactly what to do. I was told that none of the floors are glued down. To fix the issue they pulled up both vent covers, injected glue on both vents toward the centre and around the vents. Also went down below and removed the ducts so they could reattach them correctly and sealed them up good. Floor no longer rises and it does not get hot. Also increase in flow to bathroom and bedroom.
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Old 02-09-2019, 11:09 PM   #405
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That was my first thought but it brings up the question of "how" the bolt keeps unthreading.

(this would be easier if I could draw)

Here goes;

The bolt hooks in the top of the door and is held in place with a lock nut. The bolt threads then screw into the center hole of the trolley that rides along the track on the door frame. When the door opens the trolley slides along the track, allowing the bolt inside the center hole to turn slightly allowing the door to do it's unique pivot action.

If I put loctite on the threads, how is the door supposed to piviot open if both ends of the bolt are held in place?

Part 2 of this mystery is the unscrewing itself. If the bolt is threaded into the trolley and turns when the door is opening (loosen) wouldn't it turn back when the door is closed (tighten)? How does the bold come unscrewed? There must be some 4th dimension the door travels through.

Anyway, I'll try the loctite and see if that helps. I like the door itsef, but this trolley/bolt setup could use a redesign.
The other fix I am thinking about if this loosens up again it to use a left hand threaded bolt.The problem is once it loosens it creates a space & will not tighten on its own, thats were a left hand threaded set up would work.
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Old 02-10-2019, 02:09 PM   #406
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But wouldn't that just loosen up when you closed it? Somehow I don't think that it matters.
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:03 PM   #407
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Since the blue loctite seems to be working Ill leave it for now & see what happens.
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:14 PM   #408
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Well, it fits! Finally got around to loading our Arctic Trail S X S into the garage & it actually fits, although I did have to air down the front tires. I think I will air down all four tires so it does bounce as much & I still have to lock it down. I have a few good ideas I will try & post pics when done.
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