Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
 

Go Back   Montana Owners Club - Keystone Montana 5th Wheel Forum > MOC Technical Forums > Additions & Improvements
Click Here to Login

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 10-02-2022, 02:56 AM   #1
Rogueknight
Established Member
 
Rogueknight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2022
Location: Sabinal
Posts: 34
M.O.C. #31462
New fridge door

So after I bought the Rv I opted it up to see what all I was going to have to do.
On of the first thing shen I opened the fridge the door fell off.

Evidently the previous owner broke the bottom hinge off
Luckily I could replace the door and they have a steel reinforcer so you can prevent it from breaking Here is what I ordered.

Norcold 634166 Door Hinge Kit https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008KWP6MC?ref=

Norcold 638833 Door Assembly Kit... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Q5K9STN...p_mob_ap_share
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	89782A2B-1DAE-48C8-A762-4922AC01502D.jpg
Views:	6
Size:	239.4 KB
ID:	13274   Click image for larger version

Name:	006A0345-6073-4009-A0FE-54935A23B263.jpg
Views:	5
Size:	213.7 KB
ID:	13282  
 
Rogueknight is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2022, 10:21 AM   #2
Keith Schweizer
Montana Fan
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Washington, UT
Posts: 160
M.O.C. #8841
I had the this happen a rough ride about a year ago from Las Vegas to Lake Havasu. Opened the door once we arrived in Havasu and was able to catch it before it hit the floor. we had to open it with me holding it every time we needed to get into it. Of course nothing was in the door shelves at this point.
Picked up an adjustable security door bar at Lowes and that worked for the drive home.
To repair I used a piece of 1/8" x 3" flat aluminum to match the bottom of the door with the piece that broke off glued back in place. The aluminum spans the entire width of the bottom of the door. Secured to the bottom with flat head screws, Painted black to match. Placed a thin nylon washer between the hinge post and door. Now the door actually fits better than before the repair.
My DW found this repair on a YOU TUBE video, so thank you to the individual who posted that.
I would highly recommend this "Fix" to anyone even before this prone to fail pivot point breaks.
__________________
09 2955rl,5 Sailun 637 , Mor ryde wet bolt kit, 50 amp progressive hard wired surge protector, solar , 4-6 volt Interstate batteries, charge indicator, HD tow hitch ,2-2000w Honda generators, Back up camera,2015 F-350,6.7,
air bags,, 50 gallon Titan Pace Edwards bed cover, TST 507-FT
Keith Schweizer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2022, 10:36 AM   #3
twindman
Montana Master
 
twindman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Mesa az
Posts: 2,603
M.O.C. #5651
I had my freezer door bottom hinge break while in Alaska. Called ahead to dealer in Anchorage and they got one in by the time I got back to Anchorage and put it on. Don't recall why it broke, or exactly what broke tho!!! LOL
__________________

Tom and Gail
2013 Mountaineer 362
2012 Silverado 2500
twindman is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Montana RV, Keystone RV Company or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:29 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.