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Old 06-17-2019, 07:31 PM   #1
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Refrigerator storage clips

I have 2 grey clips that are provided to keep the refer doors open while not in use. Page 11 of the instructions are as clear as mud as to how to use them? Has anyone else figured out how to attach these tabs and please explain that process, thanking in advance.
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Old 06-17-2019, 07:36 PM   #2
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Just clip them on the doors, on the latch. Keeps the doors open near an inch.
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Old 06-17-2019, 07:50 PM   #3
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I just place a dish cloth or oven mitts in the door so it can't close, but I don't have Amazon Prime.
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Old 06-17-2019, 08:21 PM   #4
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Jim, If I get a ride tomorrow, I can take a photo of the install if you still can't get it.

Though I figured it out fairly quick, Lisa said it took her a bit to do.

They are nice in that they do a soft latch, though not enough to hold if driving.
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Old 06-17-2019, 09:22 PM   #5
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Jim, If I get a ride tomorrow, I can take a photo of the install if you still can't get it.

Though I figured it out fairly quick, Lisa said it took her a bit to do.

They are nice in that they do a soft latch, though not enough to hold if driving.
Don't overdue yourself, Jim, it is not that important right now, get well soon.
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Old 06-17-2019, 11:39 PM   #6
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put the clip in the door latch and push the door in, it will hold.
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It's easier to put something in the top shelf of the fridge door so it doesn't close. Something that you have at hand, like an oven glove.
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Old 06-18-2019, 07:21 AM   #8
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put the clip in the door latch and push the door in, it will hold.
I thought of doing that, but that door latch is plastic and plastic is prone to breaking.
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I thought of doing that, but that door latch is plastic and plastic is prone to breaking.
I would like to challenge you to breaking it. We use ours all the time, and I have even towed from storage home to load up forgetting to remove them and they got pounded out, but all was just fine with them and the fridge.

Our thoughts are that they are a great thing included with the fridge.
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Mine broke and I don't even know how I did it. Only thing possible I think is that blue plastic catch must have been extended when I slammed the metal door latch into it.

After I did a homeboy repair, further inspection and discussions with Dave-who-has-the-same-fridge made me realize that metal latch actually latches onto another plastic crossing piece that's part of the wall housing, behind the blue thing, and that also got broke.

Think I'll be sticking with the oven mitt solution plus my big door strap.
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Old 06-18-2019, 01:49 PM   #11
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I would like to challenge you to breaking it. We use ours all the time, and I have even towed from storage home to load up forgetting to remove them and they got pounded out, but all was just fine with them and the fridge.

Our thoughts are that they are a great thing included with the fridge.
Perhaps I was not clear, it is the plastic door latch I'm worried about, not the plastic accessory to keep the door open. I did not want to bend that latch installing the accessory...
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Perhaps I was not clear, it is the plastic door latch I'm worried about, not the plastic accessory to keep the door open. I did not want to bend that latch installing the accessory...
I did read you wrong. I still would not worry about the door latch. Don't try driving with the clips on the door like I did though. Fortunately a 2 minute drive did no harm.

When I first got the trailer I was worried that something could happen to the latch then I would be stuck without a way to latch the door, other than tape, so thought about getting a spare. I never did, and have never had a problem yet either. We sure do like the positive latch on this model refrigerator.
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Perhaps I was not clear, it is the plastic door latch I'm worried about, not the plastic accessory to keep the door open. I did not want to bend that latch installing the accessory...
I put mine on differently than the photos in post #6, I insert the far left end of the fridge door latch through the opening in the plastic accessory and slide it around so that the end catches on the latch in the door frame. There's no pressure on the fridge door latch, although I wouldn't drive this way - I think it's only intended for use when in storage. And since that's where my trailer is right now I can't grab a photo but will the next time I go over there.
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Old 06-18-2019, 01:57 PM   #14
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I did read you wrong. I still would not worry about the door latch. Don't try driving with the clips on the door like I did though. Fortunately a 2 minute drive did no harm.

When I first got the trailer I was worried that something could happen to the latch then I would be stuck without a way to latch the door, other than tape, so thought about getting a spare. I never did, and have never had a problem yet either. We sure do like the positive latch on this model refrigerator.
Yes, we like this 2 door model and all it's features as well as the clicking positive door latch.
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Ours was stored this way for most of the year.. the only semi-long term effect (we have the trailer for ~2 years) is the blue clip is visibly bent where it clipped in.. fridge door latch doesn't seem to change and is still working the way it is.. We really like the doors in 2663, there is a couple time while in motion the door was not pushed in all the way, but the latch held on.
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I finally figured it out and they easily slip on and around the catch without any bending of the latch and then the opposite end has a raised edge which catches the closing tab on the frame of the unit...
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Bingo, that's what I do with ours.
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I finally figured it out and they easily slip on and around the catch without any bending of the latch and then the opposite end has a raised edge which catches the closing tab on the frame of the unit...
Thanks for the picture Jim, I can see that a picture is worth a thousand words.
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Thanks for the picture

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my 2-door fridge came with a different sort of storage clip... it fits between the freezer and fridge doors, and acts as a block keepingg them from closing, leaving about a 1" air gap to stay dry inside.
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