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Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   26-01-2017, 10:04
Replies: 25
Views: 1,355
Posted By philoaks
Hi Paul. I've just sent the seller an ebay...

Hi Paul.

I've just sent the seller an ebay message asking him to let me know the correct mobile number or to update the listing with the correct number. I'll let you know when he gets back to me....
Forum: Electrical   09-12-2016, 18:14
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By philoaks
Hi Jan, We've got an AT Dakota with,...

Hi Jan,

We've got an AT Dakota with, probably, the same Sargent panel in it. When I switch between the vehicle and leisure batteries it does make a noticable click as the relay in the main panel...
Forum: Electrical   06-11-2016, 20:42
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By philoaks
If your boiler can dump all the water from it...

If your boiler can dump all the water from it without the pump coming on then I'd say you almost definitely have a micro switched system as a pressurised system would see the "dump" as a pressure...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   05-10-2016, 14:50
Replies: 38
Views: 1,731
Posted By philoaks
Probably of no help to you Geoff but I think the...

Probably of no help to you Geoff but I think the Kampers and Kars number plate may be a red herring.

I remember visiting their dealership in the late 90's early 00's and, from memory, they only...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   03-10-2016, 09:50
Replies: 33
Views: 2,642
Posted By philoaks
Welcome BC109. Bavaria to Spain, that sounds...

Welcome BC109.

Bavaria to Spain, that sounds like a real baptism of fire! You won't be novices anymore by the end of that journey :wink2:

I hope the trip goes well and you have many happy...
Forum: Water / Sanitation / Heating   01-10-2016, 21:59
Replies: 34
Views: 2,238
Posted By philoaks
Difficult to be sure from your pictures Barry but...

Difficult to be sure from your pictures Barry but I suspect this may be the part you need
...
Forum: Water / Sanitation / Heating   01-10-2016, 11:05
Replies: 34
Views: 2,238
Posted By philoaks
Did you empty the cassette just before this...

Did you empty the cassette just before this happened Barry or has it occurred "mid tank" as it were?

On the underside of the toilet (visible once the cassette is removed) is a micro switch, or...
Forum: Website Help   11-09-2016, 14:35
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By philoaks
It's not a facility I normally use but I just...

It's not a facility I normally use but I just tried it and it works for me.

I tried 5 days and it brought up 4 pages of posts and when I tried 2 weeks it brought up 9 pages of posts. I scrolled...
Forum: Electrical   11-09-2016, 10:31
Replies: 27
Views: 2,926
Posted By philoaks
Hi Bob, Certainly sounding like it could be...

Hi Bob,

Certainly sounding like it could be the element problem as described by DJM. The fact that you've got the green light coming on implies that the mains is getting all the way to the fridge...
Forum: Website Help   10-09-2016, 22:06
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By philoaks
This is the search box that you should be seeing...

This is the search box that you should be seeing if you are on the "new" part of the site. If you are seeing a box with "Search Forums" in it then you are almost certainly on the old (almost...
Forum: Electrical   10-09-2016, 21:39
Replies: 27
Views: 2,926
Posted By philoaks
It will be hiding in a cupboard probably or under...

It will be hiding in a cupboard probably or under a false panel at the bottom of a wardrobe or cupboard.

Often the manufacturer may mount the external hookup connection point fairly close to the...
Forum: Electrical   10-09-2016, 21:35
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By philoaks
This is the page that I got the list from ...

This is the page that I got the list from

http://www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk/helpandadvice/technicalhelp/datasheets/electricity-campers-caravanners/page2/

Presumably the fan has a mains...
Forum: Electrical   10-09-2016, 21:21
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By philoaks
There is a handy table here that I "borrowed"...

There is a handy table here that I "borrowed" from one of the club sites. It lists popular appliances and what current they will require. Don't forget that in addition to the items you have...
Forum: Off Topic   08-09-2016, 18:30
Replies: 31
Views: 926
Posted By philoaks
Lots of good advice already but I'll add my two...

Lots of good advice already but I'll add my two penny worth too.

1. If possible always offer a postal/courier service as "collection only" will immediately limit possible purchasers to a...
Forum: Hobby Motorhomes   07-09-2016, 22:03
Replies: 21
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Views: 5,014
Posted By philoaks
Hi Neil, welcome to MHF. I personally have...

Hi Neil, welcome to MHF.

I personally have never used the gas isolator taps in any of the motorhomes I have owned over the years. I think the only time they may be useful is if you had a fault on...
Forum: Rapido Motorhomes   06-09-2016, 22:49
Replies: 2
Views: 1,687
Posted By philoaks
You could try PWS Engineering in Poole. I...

You could try PWS Engineering in Poole.

I know they do type approved bars for Autotrail motorhomes. The website shows that they have done Rapido towbars in the past so hopefully they do a type...
Forum: Parts & Accessories   03-09-2016, 22:08
Replies: 20
Views: 1,310
Posted By philoaks
This is the type...

This is the type...
Forum: Italy Touring   31-08-2016, 21:48
Replies: 14
Views: 2,441
Posted By philoaks
I was going to "like" your post but couldn't...

I was going to "like" your post but couldn't bring myself to do it as it makes me realise how much I missed getting this years "mainland Europe" fix. Sadly family stuff has got in the way :serious:...
Forum: Base Chassis (Fiat/Mercedes/Iveco etc)   25-08-2016, 19:20
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By philoaks
Hi Mags, I've posted part of a thread below....

Hi Mags,

I've posted part of a thread below. The actual issue on that thread was an electrical problem with the automatic gearbox but the fault was traced to the wiring below the scuttle being...
Forum: Base Chassis (Fiat/Mercedes/Iveco etc)   24-08-2016, 17:39
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By philoaks
Sorry to hear you are still having problems Mags....

Sorry to hear you are still having problems Mags.

Mentally putting 2 and 2 together and probably making at least 7................

I remember you posting a little while back about problems with...
Forum: Electrical   24-08-2016, 15:03
Replies: 28
Views: 3,766
Posted By philoaks
Hi Graham, If you toggle the screen on the...

Hi Graham,

If you toggle the screen on the control panel so that the Autotrail logo is displayed then press and hold the up arrow and down arrow together. After a few seconds the panel will beep...
Forum: Electrical   24-08-2016, 11:23
Replies: 28
Views: 3,766
Posted By philoaks
The EC500 panel is just held in place by 4 screws...

The EC500 panel is just held in place by 4 screws (visible at the ends of the panel). Once the screws are out the panel will pull out to reveal the spaghetti of wiring behind it!!! If possible...
Forum: Electrical   23-08-2016, 21:52
Replies: 28
Views: 3,766
Posted By philoaks
Hi Graham. I'm guessing that you mostly use...

Hi Graham.

I'm guessing that you mostly use sites with EHU and/or have solar panels. If your MH has the Sargent EC500 unit combined with the EC480 control panel then (IMO) I'm not sure what...
Forum: Cycling   22-08-2016, 22:13
Replies: 7
Views: 1,902
Posted By philoaks
This may help...

This may help https://www.juicybike.co.uk/uk-europe-ebike-law or hinder :wink2:
Forum: Electrical   08-08-2016, 17:39
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By philoaks
I thought that too Pippin but this was Kev's...

I thought that too Pippin but this was Kev's reply when I queried its use on another of his threads. Someone has clearly had some DIY fun with his electrics :surprise:
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