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Old 10-17-2019, 11:58 AM   #21
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I think I've had to either adjust or replace every single one of those drawer catches form the factory. The day the built mine, they were good about using one screw in a place where two would do....

Another possibility, touched on by Dilley's post... I recently had a drawer slide fail.... the ball bearings just fell out of it and it was sticking and jambing up.

I've had to replace others in the MH over the years too, but those were because of misalignment and too few screws doing the job.
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Old 10-17-2019, 05:52 PM   #22
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An aside about When you have your drawers removed(ha!)

We ran a bead of gorilla glue around every seam, inside and out, on every drawer. It took about two minutes(maximum. more like 45 seconds) per drawer. Two of us did every drawer in a 24.1 in less than 15 minutes to remove, glue, replace.
We even took the time to run a bead wherever we could reach inside the cabinet while the drawer was out.
There was nothing wrong to make us do the initial pull out of the drawers, we just noticed the staples and figured we could do better.

Just some easy insurance that will make them last a lifetime no matter how many times that ham fisted 14year old tries to pull the face off.

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When looking up those latches Thor uses be aware that they come in 4lb pull up to 15lb pull.

Be careful when ordering or the next complaint will be how hard they are to unlatch.
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Old 10-17-2019, 05:56 PM   #23
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I wonder if the O.P. got things back to "norbal" yet?
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Old 10-19-2019, 01:46 PM   #24
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We had the same problem and it was due to the hinges, all the screws were loose. Once they were tightened the door operated perfectly. I then checked and found that all the cabinets hinges were loose and needed to be tightened. So. Much for quality control at the factory.
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Old 11-16-2020, 03:53 AM   #25
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I think I've had to either adjust or replace every single one of those drawer catches form the factory. The day the built mine, they were good about using one screw in a place where two would do....

Another possibility, touched on by Dilley's post... I recently had a drawer slide fail.... the ball bearings just fell out of it and it was sticking and jambing up.

I've had to replace others in the MH over the years too, but those were because of misalignment and too few screws doing the job.
I don't suppose you have a link to the replacement rails you used? Trying to use as close to the same parts as what came in my 2017 Windsport 34J
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Old 11-16-2020, 06:39 AM   #26
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I measured and inventoried every drawer. I bought new soft close drawer glides on Amazon.com. Search Amazon for Liberty Hardware soft close drawer glides...
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Old 11-16-2020, 12:27 PM   #27
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ya the plastic latches are poor. I am switching to magnetic as I replace them. ANOTHER problem I am having with the large draws are the weight in them causes the bottom to sag and it drags across the latches resulting in a groove in the bottom of the draw. continued wear like this will result in failure. my response to this is to glue a thin metal sheet to the underneath bottom of the draw to protect from the wear groove effect. any other suggestions, thoughts?
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Old 11-16-2020, 04:46 PM   #28
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I measured and inventoried every drawer. I bought new soft close drawer glides on Amazon.com. Search Amazon for Liberty Hardware soft close drawer glides...
Thanks! Ordered them and the rear bracket. Thanks for the pointer .
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Old 11-17-2020, 10:27 PM   #29
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I don't suppose you have a link to the replacement rails you used? Trying to use as close to the same parts as what came in my 2017 Windsport 34J
My kitchen drawer issue was the plastic latch would not work properly. I removed the drawer (there are a couple little black tabs on both outsides of the drawer. Push them up or down to release the drawer so it will slide off the tracks). My latch was stuck in the closed position. I used a small screw driver to make it turn towards me. I then sprayed some lubricant on it.

I replaced the drawer and pushed it in and out a few times. It is working for the time being (don't know how long it will last).

I like the magnetic idea. That might be a cool solution and not too difficult to install.
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Old 11-18-2020, 09:54 AM   #30
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The problem is in the rear of the drawer there are plastic locking latches and sometimes these Latches are not in the normal position (Locked when the drawer is open. You will need to remove the drawer and open the receiving latch installed on the cabinet frame at the rear of the drawer. On the drawer itself you will see a plastic small hoof that locks into the receiver on the cabinet at the rear of the drawer. Hope that this makes sense.
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Old 11-18-2020, 10:14 AM   #31
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Old 11-18-2020, 01:45 PM   #32
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....I replaced the drawer and pushed it in and out a few times. It is working for the time being (don't know how long it will last)...
Glad to see that your drawers are working properly... ( HA!)
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Old 11-18-2020, 04:38 PM   #33
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Replace the cheap plastic with these, found at most any hardware store.
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