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Posted: 14.05.2012  ·  #121
Seems like different parties are being told or reading different views into the policy. The 1 hour cover was told to a customer whilst in France during a break down. Can anyone actually confirm what the policy consists off rather than hear say in that case.


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Posted: 15.05.2012  ·  #122
As I'm still getting my van sorted to the way I want it, so spent all day Saturday doing a number of jobs including finding out why I could not get either hot water or anything more than a trickle of water from the hot taps. Turns out that an air relief valve/hot water feed from the truma is buggered and it was just pumping (that's the polite term) any water in the heater tank out of the air pipe and onto the ground. In case anyone wants to know how to get at it, well let's just say I had to dismantle half of the van to get at it 🇧🇭 🇧🇭 🇧🇭 I have a temporary fix in place and the new part ordered (will have to dismantle the van again to fit it)

I did manage to sort the cables out for the new tv and it went from this



To this with not too much bother




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Looks a great job :up:


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Nice one John. Good to see the new TV in position. (I want one)

As for the water problem. If your boiler is releasing water out the bottom of the van have you tried pulling the the little red button on the electronic valve?


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Posted: 15.05.2012  ·  #125
Did that, it is a fairly common problem which truma are aware of and it's caused by the ball valve loosing the ball and nothing stoops the water pumping out.



The hot water supply goes onto the end opposite the clear tube and it all connects to the boiler. The idea is that should the tank empty with the taps closed then the tank will be able to draw air to allow it to empty. ( that's my engineering head telling me what it does!)

As for wanting a tv like mine here is where I got it from

http://www.amazon.co.uk/12v-Fr…817&sr=1-6


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Put two bikes on my bike rack for the first time. Might come in handy at the weekend.


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Posted: 17.05.2012  ·  #127
have you wet weather gear with you as well :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Put two bikes on my bike rack for the first time. Might come in handy at the weekend.


We all better watch out so here comes the new Steven Roche. O-) O-) :D :D


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It's not going to rain.. well just a bit ;)


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Put two bikes on my bike rack for the first time. Might come in handy at the weekend.


We all better watch out so here comes the new Steven Roche. O-) O-) :D :D



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Attached quick release fittings to the barbeque. Now I can use it at home or when away without changing regulators. I fitted one to the motorhome regulator and one to the bottle we use at home.





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Should do the trick.


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Finally finally finally I now have a electric flushing toilet :)

Long story but basically, flush never worked. The other week I took it all apart and checked all solenoids etc, what a job that is.

Anyhow what I thought was a pump is not a pump, the pressure comes from the main pump (pressurised system), it is just a switch. All along the problem was no power going to it.

Tried finding some handy positive wires to wire to it to give it power but it wasn't going to turn out very good and some bad looking trunking.

So a quick fix thought of last night, and it works!

Wired the switch to a bell push which I fitted to the front of the toilet, put in-line an ordinary square 9 volt battery hidden inside the void in the toilet casing and it works a treat, not sure how long the battery will last, but I was well chuffed :)

Don't throw them smoke alarm batteries out I have a use for them :lol:


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Well done.
It took a while but now your sorted.


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Well tonight I have replaced the non return valve and air relief valve on the truma, I also replaced a couple of the door stops which were worn and didn't actually catch.


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Cleaned waxed stocked refilled etc off to France on Saturday can not wait now better cut the lawn before we go :D :


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Cleaned waxed stocked refilled etc off to France on Saturday can not wait now better cut the lawn before we go :D :


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Washed, waxed, polished the exterior.
Vacuumed, washed and polished the interior.
Glass polished inside and out.
Black trim treated.
Wheels polished and tyres dressed.

No idea why as it will be covered in dead flys by bed time. LOL.



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:D Deffinately gonna" rain then...... :'(


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Absolutely


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I hope so lol, I had to put my sunglasses on to look at that picture is was so shinney :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


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I hope so lol, I had to put my sunglasses on to look at that picture is was so shinney :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


LOL.
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After some trial and error, got the correct LED replacements bulbs for the Pilote.



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Hi all,

Got some wheel nut indicators and fitted them. The little pointers that fit over your vehicles wheel nuts and have a yellow pointer to show if the nut has loosened.

I have driven Minibuses for 40 years and there has always been stories circulated about vans and trucks having a wheel fall off. Usually a nearside wheel.

Some of the buses in the past even had opposite thread bolts and nuts to try and surmount this problem. No definative answer was ever forthcoming despite research.

Havn't heard of it recently but thought for the sake of a few quid it was worth doing.

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What did you do with your motorhome today?


Well I made a Lazy Lady for my Campervan. :D

This might be interesting to see the replies to this one if you have no idea what I'm talking about :D


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Well I made a Lazy Lady for my Campervan. :D

This might be interesting to see the replies to this one if you have no idea what I'm talking about :D


Go on then, I'm intrigued :)


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Bet you Googled it too - and didn't find an answer :P


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I got the seats, carpet & dashboard off...

The dashboard fought me every step of the way. Scars to prove it...

Found some additional & unplanned ventilation under the carpet... (around the engine well)







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This is going to be a great project to watch,I think its worth its own thread so it dont get mixed up or lost. :-)


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I agree with Robbie, you've a heart like a lion Kevin :up:


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I agree, if you would like to do it in the "Show us your Motorhome" section Kevin, that would be great :)


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OK, I'll start a thread later on when I get home.. Starting from the beginning and keep it all on one place.


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Today I drained the water cylinder after that frost last night.
Last thing I need is that to break!


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wife says our van comes with a fully fitted lazy ba....d is that similar viktor :devil:


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LOL !! Well possibly the girls could argue it could be called a Lazy Boy! (Like lazy ba****ds, the lazy lady idea has been around a long time perhaps 80 years or more). O-)


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Plugged in it's umbilical cord to get it nice and toasty and charged up for the weekend. Had a caravanner on the phone today, he was AMAZED we still head away this time of year. Oh what they are missing..... :)


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Put a new tiny £220 note on the front windscreen.
At least that's how much it cost me. LOL


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