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Forum: Communications and Internet Access   30-07-2017, 15:33
Replies: 62
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Posted By jiwawa
Sounds as if your mifi is grand. I used my Huawei...

Sounds as if your mifi is grand. I used my Huawei 5332 in France and Spain without difficulty. I can't remember having to do it but have you connected to the mifi through your computer? -...
Forum: Communications and Internet Access   29-07-2017, 13:01
Replies: 62
Views: 6,855
Posted By trek
You most probably just need to manually set the...

You most probably just need to manually set the APN setting to :- three.co.uk
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   15-05-2017, 14:40
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By barryd
Thanks. I found a set like mine new for twenty...

Thanks. I found a set like mine new for twenty quid on eBay earlier which I might get. If they all split and break eventually I see little point in spending more than that. I suspect the solid ones...
Forum: Continental Touring Info   24-03-2017, 19:08
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By kabundi
I have found EHICplus quote a more expensive...

I have found EHICplus quote a more expensive premium than the open market.

My route is to use Moneysupermarket, get the best/cheapest 3 or 4, then try these companies direct. Sometimes going...
Forum: Continental Touring Info   24-03-2017, 15:41
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By barryd
Was that not the company that was flogging EHIC...

Was that not the company that was flogging EHIC cards that were supposed to be free? I could be wrong but I Dont know how they are associated with EHIC cards as the EHIC is a government / Euro run...
Forum: Water / Sanitation / Heating   18-03-2017, 13:59
Replies: 39
Views: 5,613
Posted By Penquin
Good thoughts, I know that several people have...

Good thoughts, I know that several people have tried to get hold unsuccessfully of Zappy but am sure someone will post how to once they find out....

as regards limescale that is a thought I have...
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   08-03-2017, 15:17
Replies: 7
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Posted By DJMotorhomer
Hi Well the place was almost empty when we...

Hi

Well the place was almost empty when we were there. The standard of the food has definately gone down. And they were giving away DOUBLE free breakfast vouchers, you dont do that unless you are...
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   28-02-2017, 14:00
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By DJMotorhomer
Wink Aires - Venta del Peral & Alquerias

We stayed at both these aires for one night.

Venta del Peral
Lots of space but very noisy at night as it is a lorry park & petrol station 24/7. Black and grey waste dump and toilets ( although...
Forum: Continental Touring Info   24-02-2017, 21:00
Replies: 0
Views: 529
Posted By nickoff
Be aware!

France's first privately-operated mobile speed-cameras are being rolled out today in Normandy. Today is the start of a six month experiment during which the performance of the new system will be...
Forum: Introductions   13-01-2017, 10:21
Replies: 61
Views: 2,648
Posted By Camping Freedom
Hi guys. Firstly thank you Harers for sharing...

Hi guys. Firstly thank you Harers for sharing that story. Its exactly what we are looking for on the page we created. A real life experience with the positives and negatives of the situation, that...
Forum: Motorhoming Pastimes   07-11-2016, 20:24
Replies: 10
Views: 2,823
Posted By Grizzly
Twiddlemuffs

I'm a poor knitter and don't have patience or skill to make something wearable. However, I've just seen a selection of Twiddlemuffs made by a group of friends for our local hospital and reckon...
Forum: Computer Help   23-09-2016, 08:47
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By ob1
Yahoo user data stolen - Warning!!

Bloomberg TV yesterday carried a report that Yahoo has had a massive amount of user data stolen but Yahoo declined to comment. I expected to see further reports, also a mention here, but have seen...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   10-09-2016, 14:54
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By listerdiesel
Result! Well done, good to hear it is...

Result!

Well done, good to hear it is resolved.

Peter
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   13-08-2016, 09:27
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By GMJ
When we got our 2012 Comanche (3.0l Ducato) we...

When we got our 2012 Comanche (3.0l Ducato) we had the warning sign come up regarding 'Change Glow Plugs'. The dealer was unwilling to do it however sanctioned another garage of my choice to do it....
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   09-08-2016, 22:37
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By cabby
Looking on the Fiat forum, it says that the water...

Looking on the Fiat forum, it says that the water dripping onto the engine, called the watergate problem, was NOT classed as a recall, just was fitted if customer was aware that it could be done free...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   09-08-2016, 19:17
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By eurajohn
Genuinely not wishing to be rude but you really...

Genuinely not wishing to be rude but you really must do research into a subject before offering advice, unless you have genuine knowledge of the subject you reply to.


Try this site...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   09-08-2016, 18:47
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By Mrplodd
I am somewhat dubious about the claim that glow...

I am somewhat dubious about the claim that glow plugs are involved in the regen process as they are unlikely to provide any appreciable amount of ADDITIONAL heat whilst the engine is running (even on...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   09-08-2016, 17:34
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By listerdiesel
When these engines are assembled, nothing is put...

When these engines are assembled, nothing is put on the threads to aid removal, so it doesn't take long for the plating on the glow plug threads to react with the cylinder head material.

Our...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   09-08-2016, 17:24
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By eurajohn
Before deciding to just leave it as it now is you...

Before deciding to just leave it as it now is you really need to check with a source of correct information (not some of the dubious suggestions here!).
I think you will find that this engine (along...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   09-08-2016, 15:18
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By scept1c
We have a 9 year old 2.0L VW Golf SDI and had...

We have a 9 year old 2.0L VW Golf SDI and had glow plug problems.

One was definitely seized and broken in the cylinder head. I don't know who was responsible for the breakage. There was no...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   09-08-2016, 13:19
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By listerdiesel
Renault knew of the water ingress problem and did...

Renault knew of the water ingress problem and did absolutely nothing.

Peter
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   09-08-2016, 13:08
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By cabby
I take it that the water shield to prevent this...

I take it that the water shield to prevent this happening was not fitted on your van then.Not sure if this was an official recall or not, worth looking into if the servicing was done by a main...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   09-08-2016, 13:02
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By listerdiesel
Ours went to Cylinder Head Services in...

Ours went to Cylinder Head Services in Northampton.

Peter
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   09-08-2016, 12:32
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By Mrplodd
It is a very well known problem that Glow plugs...

It is a very well known problem that Glow plugs can seine into a cylinder head, usually due to differential corrosion. Cast iron cylinder head and aluminium glow plugs that are subjected to countless...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   09-08-2016, 12:28
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By listerdiesel
The problem with them all is that the thread is...

The problem with them all is that the thread is usually M10 Fine with a tapered seating, the body material hasn't the mechanical strength to stand the twisting needed to move one that has coked...
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