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Forum: Fiat Ducato   15-10-2020, 16:30
Replies: 12
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My auto-electrician came back today and traced...

My auto-electrician came back today and traced the wiring. He found a problem with the connector to the Body Control Module. It had a pin bent so contact was not being made. I have no idea how this...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   14-10-2020, 17:29
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By sheds
Hi Alan - I discovered that they did have a job...

Hi Alan - I discovered that they did have a job query link which I used to find out that my cluster had been tested so I rang to find that my instrument cluster is perfect with no faults showing up...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   10-10-2020, 11:33
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By sheds
Auto electrician managed to coax a lot more...

Auto electrician managed to coax a lot more information from my system and as a result I sent the instrument panel to BBA-Reman for detailed analysis and repair, so thats another £300 spent with no...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   02-10-2020, 17:36
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By sheds
They recommended a firm called AirBagman who...

They recommended a firm called AirBagman who after much wrestling, managed to get a communication with the various components using Fiat diagnostic software. He couldn't be more definite than a...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   01-10-2020, 14:31
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By sheds
Thanks for the link. It sounds like no real...

Thanks for the link. It sounds like no real resolution although there may have been some kind of reset when the ECU was sent for diagnosis. Now I need to figure out how to perform an ECU reset.......
Forum: Fiat Ducato   30-09-2020, 17:48
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By sheds
Frankia Ducato - Warning lights and no Speedo or Rev counter

Today I had to get my campervan MOT'd as the grace period expired. In the summer I changed the brake pads and did some habitation related projects. On starting the engine the ABS warning light came...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   06-05-2020, 13:19
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By sheds
I had resigned myself to using the pull-through...

I had resigned myself to using the pull-through method, but I know its a mess of stuff overlapping in the void and cable ties holding the wires in looms. Instead I found a very nice pair of fine...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   05-05-2020, 11:59
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By sheds
Getting access to underfloor voids

This is a real long shot. I am replacing the Schaudt external temperature sensor in my Frankia i840BD. The sensor is screwed to the underside of the van beneath the omnistor step. The cable then runs...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   26-04-2020, 16:32
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By sheds
OK I did see these, but on first look rejected...

OK I did see these, but on first look rejected them because they have the chord cutoff. I just checked on the van and they use a mixture of full circle fixings and ones with the chord cutoff. I have...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   25-04-2020, 15:32
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By sheds
Frankia furniture board connectors

Hi, I am using the enforced downtime to do a deep clean and general repair and refurbishment of my Frankia I840BD. In various places FRankia use recessed circular connector blocks wherever boards are...
Forum: Base Chassis (Fiat/Mercedes/Iveco etc)   21-04-2020, 17:18
Replies: 6
Views: 3,060
Posted By sheds
OK another job well on the way to being finished....

OK another job well on the way to being finished. With the nice weather that turned up for lockdown I managed to get the van fully supported and I was able to get the caliper assembly to swing free...
Forum: Parts & Accessories   21-04-2020, 17:12
Replies: 27
Views: 1,583
Posted By sheds
OK It is now mid April and mid lockdown. I...

OK It is now mid April and mid lockdown. I finally bit the bullet and bought a new valve for £120 odd smackers. I fitted it myself (will get it safety checked when I can get to a gas qualified...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   21-04-2020, 17:04
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By sheds
OK the process was completed over Easter and...

OK the process was completed over Easter and seems to have been 100% successful and far cheaper than a visit to Alde. The only issue I had was the pump that seemed temperamental about self-priming....
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   03-04-2020, 14:41
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By sheds
Delivery of jubilee clips plopped through the...

Delivery of jubilee clips plopped through the letter box today so plan to start the fluid flush and refill tomorrow! I am planning to attach a hose to the return pipe and also a hose into the...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   01-04-2020, 15:19
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By sheds
And found another one in the boiler hatch...

And found another one in the boiler hatch attached to the rad behind the cooker, so I think I've found them all now!
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   01-04-2020, 15:17
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By sheds
I watched a youtube video which was pretty...

I watched a youtube video which was pretty comprehensive. I am now waiting for a few jubilee clips to arrive through my letterbox so I can attach the pump into the pipe work. In the video he pumped...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   29-03-2020, 13:16
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By sheds
Thanks Peribro - I had a good hunt and the...

Thanks Peribro - I had a good hunt and the windscreen heating is blown air with ducting and no radiators. I also checked behind the cutlery drawer. Warm air usually can be felt coming out of the gap...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   28-03-2020, 17:27
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By sheds
Changing Alde heating fluid - bleed screws

Since it now looks like the annual summer trip to Greece is off for 2020 and I am in lockdown like so many others, I decided to do some overdue and otherwise expensive jobs on my Frankia i840BD...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   27-02-2020, 18:10
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By sheds
I have googled extensively and been in touch with...

I have googled extensively and been in touch with Alde who want to take 275 from me (plus a lot of diesel to get there) to change the fluid and bleed etc. They won't rent me their special pump as...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   17-02-2020, 18:54
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By sheds
Replacement Fuel Filler cap

For the third time in my life I left my fuel filler cap on the forecourt of a European garage. I carry a push-fit replacement to act as a stop-gap, but does anyone know of a source for a replacement?...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   17-02-2020, 18:48
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By sheds
Hmmm, used to get my Frankia habitation checked...

Hmmm, used to get my Frankia habitation checked and serviced every year and I assume they bled/topped up the circulating liquid heating. I'm starting to think about getting the van ready for its long...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   22-10-2019, 14:29
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By sheds
OK. Thanks for the additional points Trek &...

OK. Thanks for the additional points Trek & Erneboy. Today, after an overnight charge all batteries are back to spec and because there is some sun I may have a go at tracking the reversed polarity...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   21-10-2019, 15:06
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By sheds
OK Erneboy & Trek. Some slight sanity. My wife is...

OK Erneboy & Trek. Some slight sanity. My wife is still slim enough to access the utility locker on the nearside of the van. Inside this there is a cable reel which allows us to wind in the cable (it...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   21-10-2019, 14:19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By sheds
Trek, Thanks for your input. It may well be that...

Trek, Thanks for your input. It may well be that I have the same config and in fact what I call an RCD is probably a twin MCB (my stupidity). To go through your points:
1. Yes I plugged the...
Forum: Frankia Motorhomes   21-10-2019, 14:06
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By sheds
Yes Eurajohn I do mean Live and Earth reversed....

Yes Eurajohn I do mean Live and Earth reversed. Its driving me mad. I plugged the rapidtest in to an internal van 230 socket and it gives me Live earth reversed reading. I plug the van into a 16amp...
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