Auto electrician Suffolk / Norfolk recommendations please

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    bobandjanie Funster Life Member

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    Has anyone used, does anyone know a good auto electrician in our area please? Jane :RollEyes:
     
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    If Jaws isn't The Man sure as hell he will know him.
     
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    auto spark

    Whats your problem? There maybe m/h engineers better qualified to sort out your problem rather than a general auto spark.
     
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    I was kind of thinking a motorhome auto sparky. No 12 volt :-(
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    So you start at the leisure battery measure 12V and keep going 'till 0V and you know where the fault is.

    It's not rocket science.
     
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    Not quite a simple as that Brian, you know we are not daft :Wink: I really would like a recommendation as to a good 'local' person to have a look. Jane
     
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    Exactly, I've seen you in action.

    Look - Nothing.

    Look - The FUN equivalent to the O2 arena.

    Hopefully Jaws will waken up soon, or email him.
     
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    Bob, come on over mate.. Motorhome lectrics are bread and butter stuff.. Not a problem ( The Only Sue just sent me a text to let me know you had posted ! Been busy doing .. you guessed it, 12 v system in a brit mh that had the habitat feed switching off when the ignition comes on.. a reet pain in the parts ! )
     
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    Thanks John :thumb:

    We have found and repaired a chewed in half wire, :Doh: and had the charger on all night and that's working, but since I have turned it off the batteries are not holding the charge, just sent my assistant out to get some new ones, and will see what happens then.
    I think the battery management has sent the contol panel into shutdown mode.:cry:

    You will be the first to know how we get on. :Rofl1: Bob.
     
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    I knew you could do it :thumb:
     
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    Not the batteries...looks like it may well be the control panel, got 12.65v getting up to there but the control panel does not recognise it as getting any. It would seem. Anyone know where we can get a C2015 control panel (CBE) Thanks, Jane
     
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    But, having found one chewed wire why not two, or, why would the control panel fail at exactly the same time as a chewed wired ?
     
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    Motor mehanic

    Try Waveney Motorhomes, a mobile chap who has years of experience on motorhomes. he worked for Simpsons before he struck out on his own and he sorted my boiler and fitted my solar panel to a high standard at very reasonable cost.He is electrical and gas qualified. Do a google search for Waveney motorhomes and have a look at his website.
     
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    Les, our local auto electrician was right. The control panel has gone hauwire (thanks Gaz and Julie for letting us try it on yours :BigGrin:) So, we need a CBE panel, model number C2015 anyone got one on their shelf? Jane
     
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    I have even spotted the problem with the control panel now. The battery had leaked a bit and run down to a small black square thing on the board, it has teeny tiny writing on it saying - 6+ 31G
    This has caused gunky green and brown stuff....Still only spotted it properly with a good light and a magnifying glass though I did see residue on the inside of the frame too. Anyway, anyone know about repairing PCB boards? Jane :RollEyes:
     
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    Try a TV repair shop. They are few and far between but they do still exist. Probably better to look for a one man band out of the yellow pages rather than a chain store.

    The only think I can think might leak anything when it goes wrong would be a capacitor. If this is the only damage it should be easy to make a repair and the component won't be expensive.

    Goog luck
     
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