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Find out exactly where the microswitch meets the step.
Then put a coin in the appropriate place ( perhaps a stack of two ) on top of the step and gaffer tape it up to allow a bit more push on the microswitch.
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Find out exactly where the microswitch meets the step.
Then put a coin in the appropriate place ( perhaps a stack of two ) on top of the step and gaffer tape it up to allow a bit more push on the microswitch.
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I'm not sure how it works Bill because last year Hans put a bar across our step to hold another step for Shade our dog, when the step retracted the alarm went off and wouldn't stop, he had to take a chunk off
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Find out exactly where the microswitch meets the step.
Then put a coin in the appropriate place ( perhaps a stack of two ) on top of the step and gaffer tape it up to allow a bit more push on the microswitch.
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This sounds familiar - our TEC started screaming at us about the driver's door being open (it wasn't).

After much investigation it transpired that the press-button to stop such a message wasn't being depressed far enough (no idea why)

The solution was to stick 2 layers of double sided foam tape on the door where it should make contact.

Very simple, did the job, and continued to do so for years.

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I reckon the extra bar put on those steps caused an extra earth when retracted, probably touching the metal part of the microswitch fixing.
A coin at the top of the steps will only put a pound or a euro out of circulation for a while, and I think it is worth a try.
Just a thought.
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You know more about these things than me Bill
I will email to tell them , their on a campsite for day or two so maybe get it sorted somehow.
When I called her yesterday they were travelling and I could hear the thing, "it doesn't seem quite as loud" she told me, probably making the deaf !

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Sargent to the rescue

Just had an email from my friend. I contacted Sargent by email on their web page giving my friends particulars. Sargent emailed her today giving instructions by photos. A blue wire in the main box, I know there's a maze of wiring in there because Hans had it out once, he is very nosy you know.
Anyway they are on their way in peace. Thanks everyone for your suggestions.

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Just had an email from my friend. I contacted Sargent by email on their web page giving my friends particulars. Sargent emailed her today giving instructions by photos. A blue wire in the main box, I know there's a maze of wiring in there because Hans had it out once, he is very nosy you know.
Anyway they are on their way in peace. Thanks everyone for your suggestions.

I jsut saw this on Ebay and thought Hans might like to see an early version of your Moho.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/332616453070?ul_noapp=true
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It's nothing like ours Kev and would you pay all that for a 1994 vehicle?

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Same name that's all Gerty, and no, some people really do like them though, too bloody slow for me on hills.
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