Breakdown

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  1. abforfun

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    Just pulled on to a nice Aire at Puerto Lapice and have left oil all over the new concrete another expence. Breakdown man coming back tomorrow with a bigger truck to take us to a garage
    Joys of motorhoming
     
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    sorry to hear of your trouble -where did the oil come from ?:(
     
  3. kip

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    Ditto, hopefully it will be an easy fix.Fingers crossed.
     
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    By the sound of the name thats in Portugal or is it Spain?
     
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    O/K Just looked it up.....So Spain,if your'e in the shi@ we are near Almeria and can get to you if needed.
     
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  6. abforfun

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    Drivers side of engine being looked at today
     
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    Good luck with the diagnosis,hope it's nothing too serious for you.
     
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    Hope it's not too expensive for you
     
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  9. abforfun

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    That's really kind, thanks, but worse scenario our breakdown cover will provide a car.
    Mechanic came out yesterday and initially said engine knackered but then thankfully changed to pipe broken or come loose but fetching us today and taking to a garage to put on ramp, so fingers crossed.
    We've just left Almeria area shame we didn't know you were there been good to have met up
     
  10. abforfun

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    In hotel now somewhere new parts have to be ordered tomorrow so don't know anything now till morning posh hotel though
     
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    Good luck Brian - hopefully not serious...
     
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    Sorry to hear of your breakdown Anne & Brian. Do hope you can get it fixed.


    K & L
     
  13. abforfun

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    Thanks, been put in a hotel for tonight and hoping they can get the parts tomorrow as we're booked on ferry on Wednesday
     
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    I do hope your ferry is from Bilbao or Santander as the channel ports are too far away from where you are - south of Madrid. :eek:
     
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    Sat in hotel bored out of our brains waiting for the insurance company to ring nothing starts here till 10.Mechanic showed us the problem don't look good as least 3 parts need ordering
    Shit happens
     
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    Best of luck,,which engine is it in your van ? BUSBY.
     
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  17. abforfun

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    Citroen 2.2
     
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    That will be the Ford Transit engine, what year is your van, and what mileage abforfun.
    Hope not to costly for the repair.

    John.
     
  19. abforfun

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    Ahhhhh 550euro's poorer it should be ready Tues so should get to
    59 plate and 25,000 miles
     
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    That's not good,maybe time to try and get a goodwill payment as not high mileage or an old engine,shame.Hope it's ready tomorrow for you and enjoy the rest of your trip.
     
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