advice needed please

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  1. belboy

    belboy Read Only Funster

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    Hi All: Looking for some advice on the autotrail apache 670 SE please

    we collect one this Friday it is a 2005 model.

    any advice from past or present owners really appreciated.

    cheers
    Belboy
     
  2. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

    Johns_Cross_Motorhomes Trader - Motorhome & Accessory Sales

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    Nice van, well done

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  3. Terry

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    Hi Belboy Check out the floor area around the step :thumb:That year and 2006 were affected by soggy floors :Eeek:Although mainly on Swifts there was reports on A/Ts as well :Wink: Nice vans :thumb:
    terry
     
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    Hi Belboy, gotta say we fly the flag for Autotrail, we had a 2003 Scout SE and now got a 2006 Chieftan G SE and loving em both. Only just got the Chieftan and it has had to go back to the dealer as we have got Damp! but we are not overly worried, the dealer Fuller's of Gunthorpe have been brilliant, they even came and collected our MH yesterday! As long as the repairs get done I don't see any issues. A friend of ours works for Autotrail and explained how very easy it can happen to any unit. SO, if it is a private sale then take a damp meter with you before you exchange the reddies, and if it is from a dealer make sure you have a warranty.

    Enjoy.....

    Andrea & Jeff
     
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    Belboy, congrats on getting your new motorhome.
    We had a 2006 Scout SE and did a few trips round Europe and couldn't fault it. Lovely vehicle.
    But when I came to sell it the dealer found damp in 3 areas ('they all do that sir') so we took the hit and bought an Auto Sleeper.
    I still reckon we were just unlucky but after the salesman saying what he did you can't help but wonder. Not getting a reply from AutoTrail didn't help either.
    Norrie
     
  7. belboy

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    Peter, Grumps147,the Stig, Terry & Norrie: Many thanks lads for all your advice & good wish's----will deff check out the damp problem, we are buying from a dealer so will checkout a damp proof cert. :thumb:

    Cheers All :BigGrin:

    Belboy
     
  8. movan

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    Can't give you any advice but wanted to wish you many many happy years of motorhoming in your new vehicle.:thumb:
     
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