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Floor Measurement for Carpet Replacement - Sterling Sprite 1997 2 berth 
I would like to know the floor measurements of the Sterling Sprite 1997 2 berth caravan to enable me to purchase the right carpet?

Fuse Box - Elddis Jetstream GT 
elddis jetstream gt where is the 240v fuse box???

Clipper L Gas Fire 
Hi, i have in my caravan gas fire..and i don't know how to open! It's working with gas..when i push the button it's smell gas but i don't know where to …

Water Filter Fitting - Elddis Avante 540 
I have a elddis avante 540 caravan 2010 model. Which way round do i fit the water filter?

Electrics Tripping 
My electrics keep tripping while on mains, have changed heater and looked at all possible connections but keeps doing it?

Change Light Bulb Outside - Atlas Debonaire 
How do i take off casing on my outside lamp so i can change the bulb in my atlas debonaire?

Window Seals - Abi Jubilee Emperor 1992 
What type of window seals do i need to replace the ones in my Abi jubilee emperor 1992?

Tow Bar Electrical Sockets 
I am having a tow bar fitted and would like to know if i need just one socket 16 pin or two sockets. I have not purchased the caravan yet but it will …

No 12v Power - Abbey 418 Twin Axle 1991 
Hi, I am hooked up to mains and all sockets and mains lights are functioning fine. Battery is charging, full battery too. However I have no power to …

Road Lights Not Working - 1994 Buccaneer 
Can you please tell me how to get the road lights to work on my buccaneer caravan 94? Regards Ray

Kitchen Window Removal - Bessacarr 645 
How to remove kitchen window in Bessacarr 645 gl?

Check Light Bulbs - Compass Omega 2008 
Hi, For the toilet and shower lights in my caravan, can someone please tell me how to remove the light covers to check the bulbs?

Water Ingress Through Caravan Aerial? 
Can you advise where water could be entering the caravan in the aerial location. The evidence is water dripping from the aerial cable inside the cupboard. …

Loss of Power - 1996 Swift Challenger 
We have a 1996 swift challenger which when hooked up to electrical supply has lost power to water pump, hot air system, toilet flush, some lights and …

Wheel nut socket size - Elddis Shamal Vogue 1997 
Hi there, I want to do the pads and a service on my Elddis Shamal Vogue 1997. I wonder if you can tell me the Hub Nut size? Thanks Jack .

Radio Wiring Diagram - Sterling Eccles Searcher 2003 
Does anyone have any idea of which wires on the radio connection do what!! There are 2 wiring blocks, one has the speaker wires the other has 4 coloured …

Water Heater - Bessacarr Cameo 525 sl 
Hi We are new to caravanning and have just purchased a Bessacarr Cameo 525 sl. We seem to be losing water from the tank after filling and then get a …

AL-KO Wheel Lock - Compass Omega 
Can someone tell me which wheel lock fits my 2006 compass omega 482?

Red Light and Flush - Lunar Clubman 
Lunar clubman se 2013 cassette toilet red light staying on and flush not working? Any ideas?

Water System 
Can't get water through taps. Pump is running but water coming straight out of pump drain. Elddis XL Typhoon. It sounds as if the tap to drain the …

Windows 
Hi, Where can I purchase Bailey Pageant CD Avallon windows. 1994 model. Thanks. Your best bet would probably to contact a caravan breakers …

Floor Skins - Swift Challenger 490 
Does a Swift challenger 490 have a single or double skin floor please?

Blind Tensioning - Elddis Wisp 
Can you please explain the procedure for tension the front blinds of my Elddis wisp caravan?

Leaking Front Windows - Compass Omega 
How do I remove and reveal front windows?

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Dealing with reluctant dealers 
What is the best strategy when attempting to get dealers to behave reasonably and responsibly when there is a warranty issue that goes on and on. The …

al ko hitch lock - Swift Challenger 
Hi, We have just bought a Swift Challenger caravan and we want to buy an al ko hitch lock for it but there are so many. Please could any1 help and …

Whale Pump Instead of Truma Crystal Pump? 
I have a caravan which has a Truma Crystal submersible water pump. I want to buy a new pump and was wondering if I have to get a Truma one or can I …

Water pump replacement 
Where can i buy a Reich submersible pump (twin 19L) WITHOUT a reverse valve? A few sites advertise but when I contact them directly they do not have them …

Where to connect the water from a water hog to caravan 
Hi I am new to caravanning and was wondering if anyone knew where you connect the water hogg to the caravan on a Bessacarr 470GL, Thanks Jamie …

Half Interior Lights & CD/DVD no 12v, yet fuses okay 
I have a Bailey Senator 6 - fuses are okay - yet interior lights in front half of van plus CD/DVD player and Antenna booster are not receiving 12v supply. …

Jack Location 
Hi, Please can you tell me does a Lunar Clubman 475 have a jack and if so where is it? Thanks in advance. Most caravans do not come with …

Front Locker Leaking 
My front locker is always wet inside after travelling in the rain. I took it back to my dealer as it is a 2013 model to be repaired. They said nothing …

Water Tank 
I have a Bessacarr Cameo 470 GL but cannot find a way to drain the on board water tank. can anyone help? Have you tried looking underneath the …

Simple question for experienced caravaners 
Can I plug in to my house socket using the "rat tail" then plug the caravan lead into that. If by rat tail you mean a 13amp mains adapter plug, then …

Caravan Wallboard 
Hi we have a 1998 Swift Corniche 15/2e caravan and need to replace a wallboard can anyone help with the colour we know it's Elgin but not sure which one …

Mis-sold 
I had recently bough a caravan a couple of months ago privately and the guy who I bought it off told me and it is on the paperwork that it was a 2003 model, …

Can tall people go caravanning? 
We're thinking of upgrading from a tent to a caravan. When we started looking at vans none of them seemed to have enough headroom for my boyfriend who …

Can you buy small 4 berth caravans? 
Can anyone recommend a small 4 berth caravan,make and model.We bought a 2 berth that fits perfect on our drive way. It's a Swift Corniche 14/2 full lenght …

Remote Control 
How do I use the remote control on my Reich move control II. Do I have to press the buttons twice for some reason.The book that came with it doesn't tell …

Altas Concept Static 
The door on my Atlas Concept Static caravan is out of alignment and I was wondering whether you could please advise me if the hinges are adjustable in …

Elddis Whirlwind, Cushion Dimensions 
Hello - do you happen to know the caravan bed cushion size for the Elddis Whirlwind caravan? I need to make a cover and at the moment the caravan is in …

Weights and Specification for a 2004 Sterling Eccles Jewel 
Please could you tell me the weights and specification for a 2004 Sterling Eccles Jewel. I want to see if I can tow it with a Volvo V70 2.4 turbo petrol. …

Replacement Caravan Carpets 
We have just purchased a 2005 Coachman Amara 530/4. It is immaculate other than a very worn fitted carpet. Could you tell me if it is possible to replace …

Spongy Floor 
I just want to know why the floor feels spongy underneath my caravan. It looks sound but somebody has told me that it must be damp? Can anyone help me …

Caravan Height - Sprite Musketeer 
I have a Sprite Musketeer caravan from 1982 and I need to know its height, length and width. Could you possibly help me at all with this? Many thanks. …

CARAVAN WINDOW QUESTIONS 
Do you know whether I can just replace the double glazed unit on my Challenger caravans side window? It is cracked and definitely needs replacing. Any …

CARAVAN TOILET QUESTIONS 
I have a problem with the swivel bowl / electric flush Thetford toilet in my 2009 Bailey Ranger GT60 400/4 caravan. Since new the toilet bowl has leaked …

Caravan Stereo Memory Feed 
Hi I have just purchased a Lunar Lexon EB (2001) and it has a Kenwood stereo fitted. It is isolated on the 12/240 electric panel and the problem I have …

Broken Corner Stay on my Caravan 
Would you happen to know how I would replace a corner stay leg on a Bailey Pageant Cabriolet caravan? Many thanks for your help with this matter. Jan …

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CARAVAN SERVICING QUESTIONS 
Can you tell me what is completed when a caravan service takes place. We need to have ours serviced before we take it out early next year but obviously …

CARAVAN TYRE / WHEEL QUESTIONS 
Does anyone have any idea which model of Alko spare wheel carrier I would need for a 1996 Fleetwood Garland 148-1 EK? I see on Alko's website there are …

CARAVAN DAMP / LEAK QUESTIONS 
If a caravan has had damp on two occassions within its 4 year lifetime but the damp has been repaired by a dealer and the van has been serviced anually …

CARAVAN HEATING QUESTIONS 
I own a 2005 Coachman caravan and the front case has come off the fire - does anybody know the secret of refitting it as I seem to be able to fit the top …

CARAVAN WATER PUMP QUESTIONS 
Do you know - should the yellow stop valve be pointing upwards or lying flat to enable the water to come through to the taps. Many thanks. By the …

CARAVAN OVEN QUESTIONS 
We had an unfortunate mishap with our cooker and have broken the outer glass door. Does anyone have any suggestion where to buy a replacement? The cooker …

CARAVAN WATER / BATHROOM QUESTIONS 
I fitted a new shower head with hose to the existing tap. Now I don't have any pressure. The water is coming out but only a trickle. The water in kitchen …

CARAVAN GAS QUESTIONS 
My caravan cooker works on gas with no problem but the gas fire and fridge do not want to start on gas - what could be the problem? I really need help …

1969 Fisher Holivan Weights?? 
I have a 1969 Fisher Holivan that has the beige quilted sides. It is a 2 berth with rear, near side stable door, kitchen across the back wall with a large …

CARAVAN ELECTRICAL QUESTIONS 
We have a 1990 Avondale Perle caravan. We are new to caravanning and have little knowledge of how they work! We have recently just plugged the main hookup …

CARAVAN LIGHT QUESTIONS 
My caravan indicator light on the near side doesn't work. The warning buzzer works as normal though but no flashing from the bulb. I have checked the bulb …

CARAVAN FRIDGE QUESTIONS 
I have just purchased a Bailey Ranger 380/2 which has on board a 3 way fridge. My towbar has two lots of electric plugs. I was told one is for the back …

BAILEY CARAVAN QUESTIONS 
I was wondering if any one could help. I have just carried out a service and have the new Alko hub nuts ready to fit and wanted to know the hub nut torque …

ABI Adventurer Info 
Has anyone got any information on the ABI Adventurer caravans. It was only made for a few years and has a rear entrance door. Would love to know how to …

CARAVAN PAINT & COLOUR QUESTIONS 
Do you happen to know of anywhere that sells a paint touch-up pen for a Bailey Senator caravan as I dropped an awning pole and it scratched some paint …

What Tow Car? 
We are looking for a new tow car. Been looking at the new Golf Estate 1.6 which the dealer said it would tow our Elddis Avante 474 but that's hard to get …

CARAVAN ROOF NOISE QUESTIONS 
Is it normal to have a caravan roof that rattles and drums in a wind? On our Swift Charisma 540, it wakes us up at night, and I'm concerned that the constant …

CARAVAN MOVER QUESTIONS 
My Reich move control motor mover has suddenly stopped driving forward, reverse is not a problem. I have tried doing a reset but this has not changed the …

How to Remove Gas Oven - Willerby Static Caravan  
How do you remove the gas oven from a Willerby static caravan. The hob and grill work perfectly But I am unable to ignite the oven, both electronically …

Extra Seating - Bailey Pageant Loire 2004 
We have a Bailey Pageant Loire 2004 4 berth. Can you remove the front cabinet from in between the seating area to create extra seating and a larger …

Main Power Won't Stay On  
Hi I have just bought Bailey Ranger 550/6 2003. I plugged in to the mains today at home to test all the bits inside and to my horror the fridge …

Which Al-ko Hitch - Luna Delta 500 1993 
Hi We have a Luna Delta 500 1993 caravan. Could you please advise us which model Al-ko hitch is best suited for our caravan.

Drainage Tap 
Does anyone know where the water drainage tap is on an Avondale Wren?

Roof Lights - Swift Conqueror 590 
Does anyone know the size of Heki rooflight for a swift conqueror 590 twin axle 5 birth caravan?

Bathroom Skylight Size - Elddiss Elusion  
What size is needed to replace the skylight in a 1995 Eldiss Elusion 350/2 bathroom? Aperture seems to be 260mm but smallest on market 280mm?

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Corner Steady Sizes - Abi Supreme Jubilee  
I just want one for the n/s front. When ordering are they all the same, i.e. o/s n/s etc?

Battery Problems - Coachman Mirage Vision 
Hi, we have a Coachman Mirage Vision 520/4 1998 model. Last night we ran the pump and it suddenly stopped, the lights in the bathroom, the spotlight/reader …

No Battery Output - Lunar 2001 
12 volt works Ok from the charger system but nothing when the charger is off, battery voltage reads ok. I cannot locate the inline battery fuse 25 …

Draining System of Water - 2013 bailey pegasus gt65 turin 
Just purchased a 2013 bailey pegasus gt65 turin and it doesn't have a handbook as yet but i need to drain the water system and don't know where the drain …

Water Problem - Bailey Pageant Champagne 2000 
Hi all Currently on site in Brean have connected pump, etc., however it runs but water comes out of a plug on left side of van. I presume the water …

Tip Up Sink Toilet Unit - Compass Avantgarde 120 
Is the Thetford Contessa C400 "tip up sink" available on its own or do you have to replace the whole sink back unit?

Wallboard for Coachman VIP 
I need to replace a section of wallboard on my 2005 Coachman VIP. Can anybody tell me what the colour is and where I can buy it Thanks

Crystaline deposit on battery negative terminal 
What is the reason for crystaline deposit forming on caravan battery negative terminal?

Electrics Control Panel not working - Swift Challenger 625 
Connect to 240v lights work and tv but nothing else, like the water pump or aerial for the TV are not working? Control panel will not come on, Swift …

Sink Taps - Swift Challenger 530 
How do I change sink taps on a Swift Challenger 530?

Seat Length - Bessacarr Cameo 535 2005? 
We are looking at the Bessacarr Cameo 535 SL 2005 but cannot find the specifications of the seat length anywhere. Can anyone please tell me? Thank you …

Brake Shoes - Coachman Amara 530/42003  
Could someone point us in the right direction as to where to buy brake shoes for our Coachman Amara 530/42003?

Cabinet Removal Bailey Senator Camargue 1998  
Hi can anyone shine some light on a problem I am having? I have water ingress which is coming in from possibly a vent which is in a cupboard to do the …

Not sure if the year is correct - Bailey Scorpio 
We are about to purchase a Bailey Scorpio cd 4 berth caravan. The man said he thinks it's a 1996 model but I can't find any data for this caravan from …

Carefull removal of cabinets (1968 Oxford Crusader 15") 
I have a 1968 Oxford Crusader 15" caravan and am endeavoring to remove the cabinets in a fashion in which they can be re-fitted. I would like to take care …

Road Lights - Swift Charisma 2011 
I have recently purchased a 2 year old Charisma. I have found that when reaching my destination after dark, if I keep my foot on the foot brake and switch …

Pegasus 646 
Hi, I'm new to this forum, just bought a 2010 model bailey Pegasus 646 twin axle, max weight is 1740kg full, my car will tow 1800kg max (skoda superb L&K …

lights wont stay on 
I have a bailey senator indiana, with the mains power connected the interior lights keep turning off. The trip swiches are not tripping, but there is a …

Marker lights and license plates lights not working 
My tail lights work okay as do my indicators and brake lights. My marker lights front and back and my license plate lights do not work, I'm puzzled, I've …

Gas heater needs replacement 
I own a 1997 Stirling Europa 740 MB and the gas heater is falling to bits. Where is the best place to buy and get one fitted in the Maidstone area. A reconditioned …

Water pump switch 
Hi, Can you tell me where the water pump switch for a Swift Corniche 14/2 1991 Thanks Not ever having owned a Swift, I am not really sure. All …

Coachman Amara 2004 
Our Drawer catch (the bit that attaches the front of the drawer to the sides) has broken - does anyone know where we can get replacements please? …

Brake shoes for Pegasus 514 year 2010  
Hi I am looking for Brake Shoes for my Bailey Pegasus 514 Caravan Year 2010 Caravan I am on holiday here in Killarney I hope to return to the …

Abbey 214 GTS weight 
The Mass in running order on this caravan is 910 kg could someone please tell me if the fridge, toilet, cooker and water heater is included in the mass …

Swift Classic Baronette 
Can you help me .I have bought this caravan but it has come with no books on the caravan. I would like to be able to find out if there is somewhere I can …

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Swift challenger 540 touch up paint colour 
Could you please advise me of the colour of my above caravan and were I can purchase it ,I know it's white but what shade Thanks Your best bet …

Water pump switch 
Water pumps through taps and also comes out of some sort of overflow pipe under the caravan when I turn the taps off it carries on pumping out of this …

Hinges - Abbey 
Does anyone know what metal hinges I can use to replace the plastic one in the overhead lockers of an abbey caravan? thanx

Window Replacement - Bailey Beachcomber 
Hi, my centre front window dropped out of its rail and smashed. The rubber seal and the rail are both damaged. It's a 1995 Bailey Beachcomber. I need help, …

Alko tow bar - Elddis Elusion 
We have an Elddis Elusion 1995 caravan 4 berth with Alko. We had an Alko tow bat fitted to car do we need another stabliiser bar fitted or is the alko …

Caravan roof paint 
My Elddis caravan roof paint is flaking and I want to repaint it. The roof is made of plastic and seems to flex. Do I need special paint that will not …

Tap Mixer Make - Sterling Europa 495 2011 
I have mixer tap on basin and I would like to know the make of the mixer?

How often should I change my Water filters 
I have checked all of my handbooks supplied with my Buccaneer caravan and cannot find any mention of the water filter fitted. I would like to know how …

Awning Light Bulb - Elddis Avante  
What size is the bulb needed for an Elddis Avante 362 caravan please? Try your local caravan dealer, they should be able to supply you with the correct …

Replacement Carpets - Lunar Clubman EB 2008 
Hi I've got a Clubman eb 2008, where could l get replacement carpets from and how much? Thanks

Fitting Digital TV Aerial - 2008 Fleetwood Symphony 
Hi, I want to fit an aerial to my caravan, I have followed the coax cable back to the direction of the bedroom sink/wardrobe before loosing sight of it. …

Shelf for Bathroom - ABI Broughton 
We have just bought an ABI Broughton static van, it has a small en suite off the bedroom and we would like to put up a small shelf. However we are …

Skylight Handle Failed - Hobby Prestige 2007 
The gear mechanism on my skylight handle seems to have failed, my skylight will not close. Not sure if it's Fiamma or Remi skylight, read on a few sites …

Road Light Fuses - Stirling Europa 1995 
Hi does anyone know where the fuses are located on the Stirling Europa 1995 500es 3 berth? I have no left hand indicator, brake light and n/s awning …

Heatstore Switch - Lunar caravan  
When I switch the heatstore switch on it trips the main trip switch out? Any ideas? Thanks.

Water pump pressure - Sterling Eccles 
We have a sterling eccles caravan 2004 model. I have put a new water pump on and now the water trickles out of the sink tap and shower....any advice please …

Gas type - Elddis Wisp 490 
Hi, I have a 1996 Elddis Wisp 490/4 and would like to know what type of gas that this caravan runs on, Propane or butane or LPG ? Any advice would be greatly …

Electrics Panel - Lunar Clubman 2ck  
I have 2 switches which I am unsure about. The first is labelled "auxiliary" , and the second is "van / car". Can anyone tell me what they are used for …

Replacing rear light bulb 
I have a 2003 Compass Omega 524 and i need to change a rear light bulb. I have removed the light cluster but i cant get the bulb from the holder. The holder …

Height of Caravan  
Hi, Please can someone advise what is the height of a Lunar Lexon EA 2004 twin axle. Many Thanks. I think the height for a 2004 Lunar Lexon …

Internal Lights for an Abbey Stafford County model 1998 
2 of my 3 internal roof lights are not working (the rear internal one is). The fuses are all working- any ideas what might be wrong? It could be …

fixing tow hicth 
Hi, Please can you advise if I can fit Al-ko tow hitch to 1996 Baily Pageant easily myself? Thanks The simple answer is yes. You should get …

Fleetwood Cupboard Door 
I have just had the gas heater removed from my 1994 Fleetwood Colchester and want to put a door over the hole under the wardrobe. Any idea where I can …

Black Streaks 
Is there any thing I can wash my caravan with to stop black streaks appearing?? What we do is to give our caravan a good wash and then spray the …

Toilet flush electrics 
The pump for the flush on the loo does not work pump is ok tested it on a separate feed power to it only reads 5 volts under no load suspect bad conection …

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Touch up spray paint for caravan. 
I have Willerby Salisbury 2000 Static caravan which got outside paint scratched during winter, I want some spray paint just to touch it up. Does anyone …

Rear Road Light Bulbs - Bailey Senator 
What are the bulb size and type in the rear road lights on a 2005/6 Bailey Senator 5 Wyoming? If you go to your local caravan dealer, they should …

Caravan and household cookers 
Can I use a normal household cooker in a caravan with propane. Caravan cookers are specifically designed for use with propane or butane and it would …

Avondale Leda Malvern  
When was it in production? I think this caravan was produced between 1989 and 1995 .

Water leak 
Can dust affect the mastic and cause a window (heki light) to leak? Generally, I would say no. When mastic becomes old, it does become hard and brittle …

1999 Swift Corniche 15/2e fault on 12v system 
Fanheater, radio, main interior lights and aerialpack not working on 12v system mains. 240 power working. Any idea what problem is? It could be …

Caravan cupboard door locks seized 
Our Lunar clubman ES has brilliant cupboard space but all the locks are now seized and we cannot close the cupboards. We checked for damp and there is …

Paint Colour 
Hi, I have a 1991 Compass Mmega caravan and would like to know what colour it is so I can get some touch up paint. Thanks Steve. I believe that …

Gas  
Can you please tell me what type of gas is used on the 2002 Moonstone caravan. Thank you There are two types of gas that you can use. Butane …

Abbey sign on front of caravan 
Is it possible to get a new Abbey sign that is above the front window on my Abbey GTS Vogue 217? The current one has faded beyond recognition …

Axle / Suspension 
Hello, I need to replace the suspension arm bush's on this Axle ...... could anybody please tell me what type and the name of this unit is? Thanks .... …

LUNAR LEXON EB 2003 WINDOWS 
HI, I'M LOOKING FOR REPLACEMENT OFSIDE WINDOWS FOR MY CARAVAN. THE ONES NOW ARE RIPPLED AS IF TOO MUCH HEAT HAS BEEN ON THEM. CAN ANYOUE ADVISE A SUPPLIER …

Towing Coupling. Alko 
I am exporting Coachman caravan from the UK to Australia. The van is still in the uk and I am now back in Australia. What is the title of the standards …

Towing 
Hi, Please can someone tell me if I can tow a Bailey Olympus 2 525 with a Volvo V70 2.4 se lux auto estate 2010? Thanks. Caravanners use the …

Damp in Bailey Senator Oklahoma 
My 2004 Oklahoma has damp at the front nearside, the bar that holds the window hinges has come away due to the board at the top being rotten, this has …

Hitch 
Hi, Please can you tell me what sort of hitch is on a Bailey Champagne 1998? Also I can get a lock that will fit. Thanks. It is more than likely …

Sterling Solitaire Cupboard latch sticking 
Has anyone had a problem with the list-up cupboard latches sticking on a Sterling Solitaire (2014)? - Thanks, Jim. As we don't own a Sterling I …

How do I replace the cooker door 
Hi, Please can someone advise on how do I replace the oven door on a Spinflow Caprice MK111. Thanks To be perfectly honest, I am not really sure. …

Wheel Size 
I have purchased a Coachman Amara single axle 4 berth but not collecting for 2 weeks.I want to purchase a wheel clamp and need to know the wheel size. …

Breaksystem Bessacarr Cameo 470GL  
The breaks seems to have ceased up i'm looking for a technical drawing of the breaksystem.. or any useful advice. I would advise that you try …

Vauxhall vectra towing a Fleetwood Sonata Symphony 
I have a Fleetwood Sonata Symphony caravan and was wondering if my vauxhall Vectra 1.8 club 03 would be the ideal car to tow it, need advice before I go …

Toilet 
Please can u tell me how I get the fitted toilet to work as when I push the blue button on top of toilet to flush it won't work. It could be that …

Abbey 460 gas problem 
We have just brought an Abbey 460 can cannot get the gas to come through. Is there a tap to run on or off as the previous owner did say he had winterised …

Wiring diagram for a Bailey Senator Carolina (2006) 
Where can I get hold of a wiring diagram for a Bailey Senator Carolina (2006) as I have a problem with the braking lights, or, what colour wire is used …

12volt Fuse 
Hi, Please can someone tell me what does a 12 volt in line fuse look like.? Thanks Basically it is just a plastic casing in which the 12v fuse …

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Help I've brought a caravan but previous owner has removed interior is it safe to tow ? 
I've just brought a caravan really cheap but it was being used as an office and they have removed the bathroom wall and rear seat units will this mean …

Weights  
Looking at Lunar Premier 516 with weights of 800 & 1100, will this be the mtpml? As I need to make sure my car will pull it, I have got a 52 plate Scenic …

Corner steady replacement 
Hi, Please could you advise as to what type of corner steady do I need for an Elddis Wisp 450EB? Thanks It is more than likely that you have …

Poor water pressure on 2008 Buccaneer Clipper 
We have experienced poor water pressure since purchasing this van, our previous van was an Eldiss Crusader Storm (same makers similar size and had fantastic …

Swift Corniche 2001 Double bed  
There seems to be a gap between the end of the cushions and the chest of drawers when the double bed is made up. Why is this???? It could that …

Awning size - 1993 Swift Challenger 450/5 
I have a Swift Challenger 450/5 1993 model and I need a new awning. The awning we had did not have a size on it and the info in the caravan certificate …

Taps for a Lunar Premier 415 
Does the Lunar Premier 415 taps have micro switches? If you have taps operated by pressure sensitive switching then you will have a pressure sensitive …

Swift caravan with no front locker 
Hi all, We have just bought a 1992 Swift Rapide 450/5. I intend to modify the inside completely and make it suitable for the 2 of us by fitting a permanent …

Abi St David 2012 
We've only had our caravan a short while and don't know how to drain it down for winter. How many drains are there and how do we do it. Can it be done …

Swift Challenger Gas Valve? 
Hi, I've recently bought a swift challenger 2 berth caravan, (1992ish)when I connected the gas bottle there is no gas coming out of the cooker, the bottle …

How to eliminate draughts from sides/top of 'van fridge in windy weather? 
In a recent windy spell while in my 'van,we experienced severe draughts into the 'van from the fridge sides and top,very cold despite having heater on.I …

Noseweight Gauge 
With all the Noseweight gauges on the market - all different heights - can you use any one or does it need to be close to the hitch ball height in your …

Body Movement 
When towing my Avondale Leda Malvern, there is a loud squeeking noise coming from the front of the caravan. When stopped, I got the kids to jump around …

Buccaneer Elan 15 (1996) Switches 
On my above caravan, there is a twin switch (12 volt), mounted on the end of the kitchen unit, facing the front of the 'van. One switch operates the 'floor …

Carver Cascade 2GE 
Hi, I have a 1994 Swift Corniche fitted with a Cascade 2GE water heater. Unfortunately the gas heating part has failed. When switching it on the green …

What is my caravan made of? 
Can anyone tell me what my caravan is made of it is a 2012 swift sport 554 . We have been making a wheel cover and had a good idea to put very small magnets …

Fitted as standard to an Eldiss 
Hi, I am trying to find out what would have been fitted as standard to a Elddis Wirlwind XL caravan so I can work out what is excluded from the payload. …

Hinges for Fleetwood Colchester 1998 front locker 
I have a 1998 Fleetwood Colchester. The gas locker has a cantilever arrangement which should lift the lid up out of the way when open. However, the levers …

Sprite Musketeer 1973 Towing Weight 
I have just been given a 1973 Sprite Musketeer. Is the a way of finding the towing weight of it as I need to know if I can tow it with my car. It's a 2000 …

Unladen Weight  
Hi, I am trying to find the Unladen weight of Buccaneer Clipper 14 4 berth circa 1988. I have checked the chassis plate on the A frame, but it is to old …

CARAVAN CHASSIS QUESTIONS 
I have a 1989 Mardon Classique 390/2 and have just purchased a Towsure Anti-snake Quick Release Stabiliser for it, the fitting instructions mention 3 types …

Adria Comfort 350A 
Hi Ive bought an Adria Comfort 350A and I can't seem to find what year it is. The Vin letter is P but I think it must be older it doesn't have a cassette …

Avondale Leda 
Hi, Please can you tell me what year did the Avondale start and stop producing their Leda range of caravans. Thanks. I can't be certain, but …

Caravan VIN number 
I have a Fleetwood Colchester 1300/2 1994 and i need the VIN number for me to take out caravan insurance. Hhere do I look for this? In 1992, CRiS …

CARAVAN ROOFLIGHT & ROOFVENT QUESTIONS 
Does anyone know what design of roof light does a Bailey Senator 2004 caravan have installed? Many thanks for any help you can give me regarding this. …

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Compass Emperor 2003 
Can anybody please tell me if a gas regulator is fitted to a 2003 Compass Emperor caravan? Or does anyone know how would I find this out? Many thanks. …

Stolen Keys 
The keys were stolen for my Ace Globetrotter. The doors are locked and there is no other way of getting into the caravan. How can I get replacement keys. …

Tap size 
Hi I have a 2002 Compass Omega 534. The Kitchen sink tap has cracked! I'm buying a new one but there are 2 sizes 27mm and 33mm. I don't know which …

Caravan Solar Panel 
I want to fit a solar panel to the roof of my new Sprite Musketeer TD but I need to know the layout of the wood frame of the roof in order to secure the …

Remove Caravan Floor 
My caravan was taken back to Swift for warranty work, they hadn't fitted the chest of drawers in and they fell out damaging the floor. I have refused the …

Caravan - Year of Manufacture 
I am intrested in buying a Bailey Senator Series 5 Caravan. I only have the VIN which is SGBTF07BY60511101. Please could you tell me what year that this …

Caravan Shock Absorbers 
I have a 2005 Moonstone which is in immaculate condition etc. I am wondering if it would be better if i fitted shocker absorbers and also if it is possible …

Break Rod 
Hi, Please can you tell me where I could get a replacement rod for the breaks of a 1990 Avondale Perle caravan. Any advice would be really appreciated. …

RR Evoque 2.2 DIESEL 
Hello, Please could you advise if the Range Rover Evoque will tow without any problems a Stirling Elite Amber Caravan? Any advise would be most welcome. …

TOWING CAR CARAVAN MATCH ROVER /ELDDIS ELUSION 
Could someone please help me as to whether my car ROVER AUTO 618 SI AUTO 1997/8 can tow an ELDDIS ELUSION MODEL 470/2 1995 safely. Desperate for help …

1996 Lunar Premier 415 4 berth  
Hi, a question has already been asked by others re the length of the above van. We are anticipating buying the same model and the vendor has given us a …

Removing Sofa 
Hello there, I have a St David ABI 2010 model. I want to remove the sofa, it is only attached at one point (where the sofa bed is) the other two corner …

Avondale Leda Malvern. 1992 
Hi, I have a 1992 Avondale Leda Malvern and would like to know what type of gas that this caravan runs on, propane or butane? Any advice would be greatly …

Coachman Amara 640 
Hi, I have a Coachman Amara VS 640 and would love to know what the VS means as opposed to a standard Amara 640. Your help would be really appreciated. …

Bouncing touring caravan 
I have a Elddis avante 540 2010. Used this weekend 11/11/11 to 13/11/11 and a friend was towing their caravan behind us and noticed that our caravan was …

Carbon Monoxide 
Could you please tell me where the carbon monoxide detector is fitted in a 2010 Lunar Clubman caravan ? Thank you for any help you can give me regarding …

1989 Avondale Mayfly Weights 
Please could anyone tell me the laden and unladen weights of a 1989 Avondale Mayfly SE 2 berth caravan. Many thanks for any help you can give me with …

Tow Car 
We have a Bailey Pageant Imperial CD (circa 1994), 3 berth, that we tow with a Mondeo. Unfortunately, this car has been written off in an accident. In …

1996 Lunar Premier 415 Length 
Could you please tell me what the length of a 1996 Lunar Premier 415 caravan is - including the towing hitch. Many thanks for your help with this matter. …

Age of Caravan 
I have an Atlas (states series) Indiana static caravan and I am trying to find out how old it is. Please could anyone help me with this or point me in …

Coachman Amara 530/4 - 2003 
I have just bought a Coachman Amara 530/4 2003 caravan and just want as much information as I can on it. I can't find any decent websites on the internet. …

How to repair a spongy floor. 
We have a floor on our caravan which has become spongy in the kitchen area.Is there a way that it can be repaired by myself to reinforce the floor without …

CARAVAN ROAD LIGHT QUESTIONS 
I have a failed indicator and assume the bulb is faulty but cannot see how to remove the lens to replace bulb. My Manual does not cover this. Can anyone …

Awning Sizes for ACE Caravans 
Please could you tell me what the size of my awning is for my 1996 Ace award tristar caravan, we have a porch awning but when we go away for a long week …

CARAVAN TYRE PRESSURE QUESTIONS 
Do you know what tyre presures I should have on my ABI Award Tristar? We would suggest that this information should be somewhere in your caravan manual …

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CARAVAN MOT QUESTIONS 
Please could you help as I have recently bought a small caravan and was wondering whether or not it would need an M.O.T? Many thanks for your help with …

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