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444/44/396 salon sliding door problem

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444/44/396 salon sliding door problem

Postby Huckleberry » November 4th, 2018, 1:13 am

I have a 2005 44 cpmy . The sliding door into the salon is hard to slide . I have cleaned the tracks as good as one can , that didn't help . I tried SailKote dry lube , that didn't help . Any ideas ? :captain:
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Re: 444/44/396 salon sliding door problem

Postby mjk1040 » November 4th, 2018, 5:37 am

Is there a knob on top like my 355's door? Did it get screwed with and tightened? Ours was sticking and a little cleaning & a WD-40 helped. There appeared to be an adjustment at the bottom, but I didn't mess with it yet. If I remember right the screws were on the inside, and were slotted.
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Re: 444/44/396 salon sliding door problem

Postby Viper » November 4th, 2018, 9:54 am

If you've tried lubricating and adjusting, it could be component wear and the only remedy is replacement. The problem is it seems several marine door manufacturers have closed up shop in the last several years. Contact Carver with your hull number, if they don't have replacement hardware, they can give you part number and supplier information. Hopefully the supplier is still around. The other option is to look for a large Carver dealer that may have the components in stock. Yet another option is a marine retailer such as Great Lakes Skipper or a salvage place such as Marine Connection Liquidators in Fort Pierce FL. Depending on the type of hardware, it could be generic and sometimes a Google search can yield satisfactory results or a walk through the local Home Depot door hardware isle.

Good luck, and if you find the parts or the remedy, please share the information for the benefit of others.
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Re: 444/44/396 salon sliding door problem

Postby Huckleberry » November 13th, 2018, 12:03 am

Local boat repair guys looked at it and said all looks fine . I will contact Carver . Maybe they have the answer .
Huck

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