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  1. Can you post a photo of the tap. Taps are often used by more than one manufacturer. Quoting a van model and year limits the potential for help to that group of owners or ex-owners.
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  3. The Caravanshop have all sizes of these nets available https://www.thecaravanshop.co.uk/rooflights-vent-kits/mpk-fly-nets/cat_337.html I don't think that glassfibre matting is a suitable material to use in this application. Replacement material only £2.95 from https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WHITE-Window-Insect-Screen-LARGE-Mosquito-Wasp-Fly-Bug-Door-Mesh-Net-Self-Grip/312221693056?hash=item48b1dcf480:g:EdIAAOSwXG9bJ39n
  4. Make sure you get a badge for a STERLING caravan. The Stirling badge is quite different !
  5. Try. Sit on offside settee facing the back of van, your back to the Front windows. Look up and below the front shelf there should be two rocker switches. On my van these operate the ambient lighting.
  6. Dougie at Gem caravan care 18 miles (25 Minutes) from Falkirk is approved by Bailey for Warranty repairs/ www.gemcaravancare.co.uk/index.html
  7. These any good only £13.29 each for 2 + £3.50 post but no mention of warranty . CARAVAN BED SUPPORT GAS STRUT 350N 607mm (SUITS BAILEY) eBay item number: 333322199623
  8. Swift have a link on their own Forum Swift-Talk to paint codes and the white remains the same from day one production of Swifts. Fiat 249 Although for the BEST match it is recommended that you take say a locker door to a local body repair shop who can mix you paint to exactly match your van and compensate for fade or weathering
  9. I got that information through looking at the OP's Profile as I presume you did, much better though to include this info in the post or signature is it not? "Much better to use the problem as the topic, also more info on model of van other than 318. What 318? " Was advising OP to provide more info in his post. Why only quote the also etc in your response?
  10. your hob is plugged in to a standard 240v domestic type outlet with a 3 pin plug and 13 amp fuse. This is normally .located in the cupboard below the oven. Bit drastic to change the hob unit aand anyway are there not three gas rings as well? Not normal to quote your name as post topic. Much better to use the problem as the topic, also more info on model of van other than 318. What 318? Oh, and welcome to the forum. Lots of info on here and lots of knowledge for every problem ever known on leisure vehicles. See from your profile that you have a Abbey Aventura 318 much better to quote this in your thread.
  11. b4bill

    Gas Pains

    Agree 100% caravanners, motorhomers and static owners change cylinders every day somewhere.
  12. b4bill

    Gas Pains

    Really! Employ a Gas Safe qualified person to change a regulator on a gas bottle which the user needs to reconnect when a bottle is empty. The OP needs another regulator of the appropriate pressure rating and the ability to use a spanner.
  13. Did you replace the reed switch with a Normally Open or a Normally Closed unit?
  14. New to caravanning perhaps or new to CMC ?
  15. My experience is this valve is designed to go over centre when closed. Moving the yellow toggle to the vertical position pulls the valve off its seat. Toggle Horizontal the internal spring pushes valve against Seat. Vertical pulls valve OFF seat.
  16. Is the van plugged into an EHU? Is the charger switched ON? If not on hookup then check the fuse that may be in the RED lead from the battery. That's of course assuming there is a battery in the van.
  17. How is Kirkcaldy the nearest town if your in the vendee>?
  18. Would also help if you gave the make and model of Toilet. Your problem is quite common but there are different fixes between models.
  19. Extremely unlikely that you will hear from any of the previous posters on this thread. All have not been active on this forum for around 3 years. You should take the advice they gave and contact Caravan Breakers. Try to identify if possible who made the sink, it wont solely have been supplied to Chateau Carrat line. A better solution may be to make a cardboard template and contact a local glazier who will make a toughened cover from your template.
  20. Hi Cheryl Much better if you can post a photo of your tap.
  21. When did the flush last work? The previous posts in this thread cover all of the possible reasons for not working but corroded PCB or Stuck pump impeller most likely. Oh and Welcome to the forum.
  22. I know that Swift site only covers year 2000 on but there have been several members on Swifttalk who have been provided with earlier year books. Swift have acknowledged that there are gaps in their archive. Might be worth joining Swifttalk as well.
  23. Have a look at this site http://www.abbey-caravan-club.co.uk/ If you join the club then maybe another member has a handbook you can borrow. You can also contact Swift customer Services 01482 875740 to enquire whether they can provide a handbook for that model. Swift purchased Abbey from Cosalt Caravans in 1992 so your 1994 model would be built by them.
  24. Pyramid Products ceased trading 2 years or more ago. There are still some outlets who are selling off Pyramid Products caravan accessories. Caravan Accessory shop https://www.caravanaccessoryshop.co.uk/brand/pyramid will attempt to obtain items if you contact them.
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