I found this in the slotted channel on the upper handle side of the door. Extending from the handle to the top of the door but not engaging with the lock mechanism.


Southoftheriver:

Probably for strength and rigidity

NewNole2001:

Pretty long and rusty, from the looks of it.

thefirebuilds:

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Source: Rebuilding RV door. What is this metal rod?

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