file cabinet drawers won't stay shut

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Old 11-19-07, 01:57 PM
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file cabinet drawers won't stay shut

It's like the latching mechanism is not catching...any ideas?
 
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Old 11-19-07, 04:21 PM
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File Cabinet Drawer

Look behind the drawer in the very back of the cabinet. Something may have fallen out of the back of the drawer and caused the drawer to want to stay partially open.
 
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Old 11-19-07, 08:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Wirepuller38 View Post
Look behind the drawer in the very back of the cabinet. Something may have fallen out of the back of the drawer and caused the drawer to want to stay partially open.
Nope, the file cabinet is completely empty. The drawers close all the way but none of them latch closed.
 
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Old 11-20-07, 05:46 AM
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Drawer Catch

Check the latch springs to see if broken or missing.
 
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Old 11-30-07, 12:25 AM
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you can either fix the mechanical part that is not working or very slightly shim the front of the cabinet so the drawers can't slide open.
 
 

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