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Old 06-09-2014, 07:54 PM   #1
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Refrigerator doors open during travel

We have a new 36RL with a residential size Samsung French Door double door refrigerator with a large freezer drawer on the bottom.
The double doors open during travel, anyone have any ideas for a fix other than a bungee cord.
Am checking with Redwood since it is still under its 90 day period and still under warranty.
Thanks for the help.
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Old 06-09-2014, 08:26 PM   #2
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http://www.redwoodowners.com/forums/...t=fridge+doors

Redwood have a fix that was recently discussed in this thread.
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Old 06-09-2014, 08:28 PM   #3
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ours came with velcro...
but went by Lowe's or Home Depot and got some 2" wide velcro to wrap around the two handle to make sure

Someone made an upside down U out of plywood, padded it, and slips it between the handles and down behind the freezer handle to stop it from opening too...
Others bought clasps to glue / screw into the sides of the fridge...

Question - is your Samsung anchored ? i.e. can you tip the top OUT ?

Ours was not and has a dent where it struck the island:
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Old 06-09-2014, 08:36 PM   #4
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Not sure about it being anchored properly but I certainly will check on it.
Thank you
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We had our dealer check after reading on here about the tipping. Ours was already anchored. We have the Velcro strap and the side clip.
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I'm the one who started the other thread. So far these fixes have worked flawlessly! If you can grab your fridge and tip it towards you then it's not anchored properly IMO. This latches have worked great to keep the doors closed. As far as I know Redwood is aware of these fixes my dealer did. (B.Young RV Portland, OR)
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Old 06-09-2014, 08:57 PM   #7
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Who was your service writer at B Young? They are also our dealer and I would like them to do the same fix on ours they did on yours.
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Who was your service writer at B Young? They are also our dealer and I would like them to do the same fix on ours they did on yours.
It was Darin who is no longer there but Ryan the service managers was involved and I think he is the guy who came up with the latches. I would contact Ryan Mansfield he can make it happen. ryan@byoungrv.com
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Old 06-10-2014, 05:38 PM   #9
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Refer Latch

I was the one that cut the plywood into an upside down U. We have since covered it in fabric.

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