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Bailey autograph 740 - water tank

We picked our motorhome up on Saturday. Despite filling the tank until the overflow starter poring water the bca panel was indicating only 13% full. The interior inspection tank has water in it yet the water only runs for 5 mins before running out. Has anyone else had a similar problem or can provide advice. Thanks
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Surely first call is to your dealer regarding the problem. If he can't sort it for you over the phone I'd be taking it back ASAP for him to put right.

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I have a 740, the gauge shows empty, 0% when full ever since the habitation check. They are not the best. When you say it runs empty within 5 mins, is that by the kitchen tap, shower or drain?

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After our first hab check the waste indicator was stuck at 0% - dealer has recalibrated and it now seems a lot better (if hardly perfect!)

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We too have the same problem, dealer replaced the BCA control panel but that didn't work, had it recalibrated but still not registering correct. Waste also indicates incorrectly. Van is with the dealer to have all the sensors checked and replaced if necessary. Our dealer is trying very hard to correct the problem for us as we go away for 2 months in 2 weeks time.
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Recalibrate the sensors it only takes a couple of minutes via the control panel. I have had to do mine several times and it works so you might be lucky. I have the instructions if you need them.

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Would be useful to have Steve, thank you. Will pm my email address.

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I am interested in this subject because my water level indicator seems to miss read since the service. Are people suggesting that even if the tank (by visual checking) is full, the sensors will over ride the pump and stop pumping water?

I have also sent a PM to Steve.

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Yes David, this happened to us. We had the system reset by dealer, ok for a few days then started showing incorrect readings in water tank and waste tank.
Annoying as we never had a problem with the Approach's system just seems to be the Autograph that is playing up.
We're picking the motorhome up on Friday, they are installing new sensors plus doing some tests to make sure that the system is now working properly.
We leave in just over 2 weeks for a couple of months wandering in Germany so really want this sorted.
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I am interested in this subject because my water level indicator seems to miss read since the service. Are people suggesting that even if the tank (by visual checking) is full, the sensors will over ride the pump and stop pumping water?

I have also sent a PM to Steve.

David
Hi David,
I would be very surprised if the sensors would over-ride the pump and stop it pumping water. My Autotrail gauge plays up now and again but it does not stop the water pump.


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