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Garry, I am realy impressed how smooth the action is with the lifts. I wish I would have had them on all the trailers I've owned over the years. This is a wonderful addition! Absolutely, I will be telling everyone I know that has a trailer about your product!
Bill G

RV Hatch Lift FAQ

Ques. Can I install the kit when the temperature is below 50 degrees?

Ans. Yes, Preheat the plate attachment area of the door with a hair dryer, etc., before installing the mounting plate. After installing the plate, keep the baggage compartment at 50 degrees or warmer for a minimum of 48 hours before putting the Hatchlift in service.


Ques. What is the best angle to install the door at - non slide out?

Ans. We recommend setting the initial door height from 140 to 160 degrees. After installation, you can always lower the door position by adjusting the ball stud's location on the curve bracket.


Ques. I installed the mounting plate too high / low on the door?

Ans. You will need to add another mounting plate if the curved bracket will not locate properly

Order a mounting plate repair kit. Order these by phone.


Ques. I need to use shims for mounting the lower bracket on the inside wall?

Ans. Wood shim blocks are included with the kit. They are the correct size for the right angle bracket. Pre Drill before installing with the screws provided.

Make sure you do not penetrate the outside wall of the RV !


Ques. Why do I need to disconnect the spring when not in use?

Ans. It eliminates the stress load placed on the door from the force of the spring. It will also extend the life of the spring. Store in an upright position with the rod end pointing down.


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RV Hatch Lifts

Do you own a camper or RV? You need a HatchLift for your RV safety! HatchLift will hold open your RV hatch and protect your family. HatchLift is the perfect give for the camper in your family! The hatch lift will help with lifting hatch doors and the hydraulic mechanism will hold your RV, Camper, Bus or Boat hatch open for you. RV hatch lifts supports and holds open RV Hatches safely. You need to keep your lift hatch open with hatch lifter hatch hinges to protect your health and support your hatch safely. With a hatch lift you do not have to worry about a hatch door dropping shut or hurting a member of your family. If your business needs hatch lift safety for construction workers or office personnel, turn to HatchLift! The hatch lift can hold open cabinet doors, cabinets or counters to help protect your employees from injury and reduce your liability risk. The Hatch Lift will provide you with support and safety for year round use in the camping, construction or office setting.