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Post by KSH on Tue 16 Feb 2016 - 21:56

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Re: Safety recalls

Post by Chameleon on Wed 17 Feb 2016 - 14:23

My motorhome is still at Autotrail Grimsby Rolling Eyes  Hope they make sure any recalls are carried out whilst its there. Neutral

Joyce who is still suffering motorhomelessitis Wink
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Post by elldwin on Wed 17 Feb 2016 - 14:34

Oh poor you, what are you having done Joyce.
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Post by Chameleon on Wed 17 Feb 2016 - 15:49

The floor severely delaminated from front to back. Worst they have seen. When we delivered motorhome to Autotrail in middle of January I asked for a damp certificate on completion of their work. Thank goodness I did - up to 90% damp for up to a foot from bottom of habitation walls. So left motorhome there. Even the foreman says it shouldn't have happened on a eighteen month old van. It's as though it's been sat in a flood.  At least once the factory have repaired it should be ok. Will make sure I get a damp certificate that no one can argue with.

Good news is I ordered another make motorhome last October and just waiting for delivery date.
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Post by elldwin on Wed 17 Feb 2016 - 16:23

That sounds like a typical Autotrail. We had floor delamination plus a load of other serious faults on ours over the first couple of years. Then when we part ex'd it last year they discovered ours was riddled with damp. What new van have you ordered?
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Post by Chameleon on Thu 18 Feb 2016 - 13:14

A make I have been watching for years Jan.

In October I was only changing because the present layout was becoming difficult for me at night, especially when Colin came with me, because of osteoarthritis in my knees, hips and hands. So I have chosen a layout with two single beds which will be readily made up. Bit disappointed to be losing the independent gas heater but every motorhome has a compromise.
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Re: Safety recalls

Post by elldwin on Thu 18 Feb 2016 - 13:31

Thats strange we did the same, changed to a Burstner last year with 2 single beds and they work really well. My OA also causes me problems but mainly in my thumb.
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Post by Chameleon on Thu 18 Feb 2016 - 13:48

Pleased to hear the single beds help Jan. Looking forward to taking delivery of new motorhome now. Its the waiting I don't like makes you wonder if you've done the right thing. Deep down I know I have Smile Especially now I have had all the problems with this one.

Keep saying to Dr that I don't mind getting older its the suitcase of health problems that come with age.
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Re: Safety recalls

Post by Chameleon on Thu 25 Feb 2016 - 20:36

Been to Grimsby today to collect the Autotrail.

The reason why the floor delaminated and the walls were damp is because of the supplying dealer!!

When I ordered the motorhome the dealer offered to transfer my solar panel from my old motorhome to the new one. In doing so the fitter only sealed two thirds of the hole where the wires went through!! All the rain we have had has leaked through the said hole into the walls and if I understood the foreman, transferred to the floor.

I saw the job sheet today and I believe the dealer is being billed for all the repairs Autotrail have carried out to my motorhome. What an expensive mistake for the sake of a small amount of silkaflex [is that the right name].
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Re: Safety recalls

Post by Leapy on Fri 26 Feb 2016 - 8:36

Glad to hear that you have got it sorted Joyce
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