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Doors wont stay closed

My doors wont stay closed. We had it stored for a few months and when we put it in the house yesterday we cant get the doors back on properly. They just dont seem to fit anymore.

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    that beeper stays on like the door is open, we have checked the seals and everything seems to be working fine but the beeper wont stop

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