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  1. We took our 2018 Unicorn Cabrera out for a short trip this weekend to check that everything is ok for the coming season. The main issue was the water pump not always working. It would work fine for half a day and then stop pumping altogether. I really didn't enjoy going out in the wind and rain to it ! Has anyone else had similar problems or do I have a mechanical/ electrical failure to solve?
  2. I have an Xplore 586 and I just cannot get the water pump to work. The leisure battery is fully charged at 13.6 amps, everything else works from the battery including all lights , but the red light for the pump switch on the control panel does not come on when the master switch is turned on. The external pump socket from the aquaroll is getting battery power (checked with voltage meter) and the pump fuse is fine. There isn't any other isolator switch or anything but I just cannot get the water into the caravan - I connect the aquaroll pump the the caravan, switch on the master switch, then swi
  3. Hi all I am a first time caravanner and have just bought a 2nd hand Lunar Solar Eclipse 525. Does anyone know whether this model has a water filter in the system? My handbook and paperwork provided don't specify. Thank you for any help! MarieB
  4. Our first trip in our brand new caravan fitted with Truma Ultraflow combi boiler. During last night the caravan flooded. The problem is that when we turn the water pump on water is spurting out of the Smart Switch. Any ideas why this would suddenly happen? Was working fine yest afternoon and evening. VID-20200719-WA0000.mp4
  5. Water drips from the base of my whale water inlet plug,tried tightening screws,but it still dribbles,can anyone suggest a answer?
  6. My Whale water inlet drips water AFTER the pump is removed for some time. IE the water thats in the system is finding a way out through the inlet. Could this simply be a case of replacing the non return valve in the inlet?
  7. We have just bought a touring caravan and it has been taken to the site by the dealer. It is a Sterling Eccles Solitaire 2012. We plan to leave it there for the rest of the season. I have not had a tourer for 30+ years and can see a lot has changed. I have bought various accessories, but I have no idea how to connect the Aquaroll to the van. I have read that the caravan has a pump built in, but don’t know what I need to get the water from the Aquaroll to the van. There is some sort of fitting on the side of the van. Is it just a piece of hose I need or a submersible pump? Are the fittings on
  8. Hi guys, just wondering what's the largest water heater you've come across? Most I can find are 10 - 12 liters Thanks, Ross.
  9. Hi, I was looking at inline booster pumps and wondering if I added one before the water inlet for my shower if it will increase the pressure coming through the shower head? If anyone has any information I would much appreciate it! Thanks, Ross.
  10. Hi On a recent holiday trip with my Bailey Orion 530/6 and on the first night I went to put on my Whale blow air heater system to find it kept tripping the main MCB. On investigation by the supplier the unit was full of water. The supplier says all gaskets etc. .. where in tact and therefore its not a warranty replacement. My local dealer says it must have had a hose pipe up the flue due to the amount of water. I find this extremely hard to believe since it is stored securely on a Gold Secure site and the caravan had only not been off the site since the last time it was used it
  11. I am making / installing an automatic on-board water tank filling system to my 2009 Bailey Senator Arizona. I made one of these for my Lunar Delta about 20 years ago. Now I have another Caravan with an onboard tank I find it annoying how complicated Bailey have made it to fill the on-board tank. I have to remove the cushions from the rear locker, lift the rack, "set" two change-over valves, (correct combination, depending if I am using external, internal or filling internal from external). Then switch the electric pump to "fill", wait until it's filled, and then switch the valves as requir
  12. Can anyone help please. Just going on first trip of the season and find a problem with the fresh water not being received into the interior water tank. The symptoms are as follows: 1. Using the Aquaroll and exterior pump the pump works but no water is received in to the caravan 2 Using a direct water supply, with valve and correct fitting, again no water is received to the interior. 3 Interior pump works and all taps. 4 The interior pump can be heard working when the tank should be filling up 4 a small metal fitting (a relay?) gets hot Nearest service is 70 miles away. R
  13. Hi peeps, it him again, a quick question if I may, and, whilst this question might seam a bit mad I thought I’d enquire. We’re currently sitting in a great campsite in Kent, however, the lime levels here are extraordinary high, so high you have to wipe the kettle out every two days or you’re drinking limescale, not sure what it’s doing to those poor bu ggers out there that have to suffer it on a permanent basis, however, the question is, “ has anyone out there ever felt the need to run kettle descaler through the water system?” And, if so, did it damage it? would it damage it?
  14. Hi all, yes it’s me again with another question, this time it’s the trauma thingy pump that goes into the aquaroll, we have a 2017 Lunar Clubman SR, currently sitting in a lovely site in Kent, although the weather is rubbish. Every time we turn the water on there is a thumping sound coming from the area where the water pipe work comes into the van, directly below the seat. It can be stopped by turning the white valve which controls the pressure, but after a a time or two it starts again, if I increase or decrease the pressure the pump simply runs on, the water here is extremely limey, two qu
  15. What is the advantage of an on board tank? I can only see the disadvantages -You cannot travel with water in it because of the weight. You still need an Aquaroll or similar to fetch the water to the pitch. You have to pump the water twice. A lot of locker space is taken up. If you use it to store extra water on the pitch you still have to take the waste tank for emptying before you've used up the fresh water. I must be missing something, but what? What is the point of them?
  16. Just been away for a couple of weeks and whilst away the water system got a bit smelly (brackish) and we started getting black bits in the water, so much so that the kitchen tap blocked. I dont know what has caused it as we've never had a problem like this in 20+ years or caravanning and 30+ years of owning a boat with a stored water system. I drain the systen in the winter and give it a blow through to clear as much water as I can. We usually use the van during the winter as well. I clean the system with Puriclean at the beginning of the season and we've had perfectly clean a
  17. Hello Complete Newbie here, I am trying to install a new Reich Kama Mixer tap to my caravan. Seems very simple. .. 1. Put tap and wires through hole 2. Use ring to secure tap to work surface from below. 3. Attach wires for microswitch 4. Push fit connectors to hot and cold spigots 5. Push fit connectors to hot and cold water pipes 6. Turn on pump and hey presto. ... water pour out of the top of the push fit connectors Have tried. .. Ensuring push fit connectors are driven all the way home on the spigot Spig
  18. Hi Bought an old (aluminium plate) Swift Rapide a few years ago and the rear right corner was found to be damp (namely when the maneuvering handle came off in my hand !) I scince then took all the old mastic strips off and replaced them with new and totally rebuilt the inside with new wood and thin ply. (and plugged the soggy floor with resin and plugs ). We have decorated it nicely and the rest of the caravan is lovely and dry, so it would be a shame to scrap it. However I have never really been certain it had properly resolved the issue Been in it today after a prett
  19. Have thought for a while that we don't seem to get much hot water from the ultrastore, so did a test. Using a 1L jug, measured how much hot water we were getting. After 2l litres the water is only warm and then goes cold by about 3-4 litres. The water starts boiling hot, scalding in fact, so know heater is working. Have it running in electric only (High setting). Have tried with tap on full, and about half flow, still same amount of hot water. As this is meant to hold 10 litres, I would expect the "HOT" water to last longer. Anyone come across this? Cant be air block as
  20. Good afternoon I have filled my van water tank and ran the water through taps and shower. The problem I have is that when I opened the bathroom tap I could feel and hear the air coming out but once that's done there is no water. Shower and other tap works fine. I have just fitted a new pressure switch as well.
  21. I now have a motorhome with on board tanks so i no longer need my Water Hog and Waste Hog. They are now about 13 years old but still in reasonable condition apart from the level gauge in the Waste Hogg which is broken. They are taking up space in my garage and need a new home. They are located near to Selby in Yorkshire if someone wants them. Moderators, I don't seem to be able to find the Classified section any more so please delete this post if it is against the rules to offer to give things away.
  22. Our water pressure appears to have nearly all but deminished. The pump runs, seems ok, sounds ok, but not much pressure. Any ideas would be appreciated. Someone suggested we should see if the filter is blocked but we can't work out where the filter is. Thank you Vicky
  23. Hi all, I have been playing around with a little product to use with my Aquaroll and Wastemaster. The first prototype is named the 'Tankmate' and uses LEDs to indicate the water level and whether the wastemaster is full. The box is about 4" by 2" and has a suction pad on the rear so it can be attached to the inside of the caravan window. The LEDs flash based on level, with a more rapid flashing for red and less frequent for green (every 3 seconds or so) or yellow (every 2 seconds). Version 2 will probably use a single LED for the Aquaroll, but with different flash sequences to
  24. Hi everyone Wondered if anyone had ever stayed at Le Vieux Port Camping Village Resort & Spa in Messanges, South West France? On google maps it looks like its in-between Bordeaux and Biarritz. Any tips will be greatly appreciated as this will be the first time of towing and touring in France / Europe!! things like. ... is the power like the uk connector? would you use the water in your water butts for showering and possibly drinking? do they even have water points for me to fill the butt up? bit late in the day but we go a week on Saturday (23rd July) thanks in
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