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Hi. I’m new to this, so apologies if this is posted in the wrong section. I have just taken our Bailey Senator Carolina series 5 (2006) out of storage (6 months in a field) and using the electrics is making a horrible ‘fishy’ smell and I’m seeing what looks like smoke from the mains consumer unit under the seat. We had hooked up to the electric supply and as it was cold and dark switched one of the mains lights on and the heater. Nothing tripped and all was working fine. But noticed smell and smoke. No cushions over unit as was in the process of moving in, so guess extra ventilation than normal. Turned off the unit immediately, but had likely been going 30mins before noticing. Smell not from heating as I’ve run this since on gas and used blown air system without issue. I’m running on 12v and gas at the moment. No funny smell or smoke. All 12v seems fine. I’ve got water pump, loo flush, air blowers and small lights. Just got no electrics from sockets, mains lights, microwave and heating, presumably as I’ve switched them off at the under seat box. Electric hook up is still attached and battery meter is showing about 12/13v when checked each time. We’ve run on 12v only for best part of 2 days with no smell. No solar panels etc. . so charging from hook up?? Help. What is the funny smell and smoke???? We’ve got a great guy but he’s so busy he can’t come down for another week. I have three young children and I don’t want to risk the whole thing catching fire on us. TIA Michelle
Hi, can anyone offer advice on how to deal with a Vendee S5 2005 that is leaking rainwater into the front locker from under the front windows. I am not too concerned that rainwater is leaking onto the front locker plastic/resin floor, but very concerned that the woodwork inside the front panel may be rotting. It appears that the water is tracking down inside the two vertical window frames that separate the three front windows. Could the rainwater ingression be though the window hinges at the top of the windows or is it possibly more serious and the ingression be through the roof joint at the top of the front panel. There is no ingress on the inside of the van. Your help is appreciated.
Hi, Just started doing the washing up this morning before starting off for home and put half drunk cup of coffee down the sink. Wife was outside and shouted that something was dripping out the bottom of the van. On looking closer it seems fairly obvious that the waste pipe from the sink has come detached or has a leak. My question is how do I get at the bottom of the sink to investigate? Do I have to take the oven out? Thanks in anticipation for any help you can give.