Can't find motorhome wheel jack

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  1. Holly1993

    Holly1993 Read Only Funster

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    I recently bought a Swift Suntor 2003 motorhome and have no idea where the jack and wheel brace is kept. Is anyone able to help
     
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    Try under front passenger seat!
    ||Cheers
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    Under drivers seat?
     
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    Daft question

    Does it have a spare wheel? If not no jack required, call breakdown service.
    If so should it have a jack or do you just call the breakdown service?
     
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    Just had a look and not there. Could it be anywhere else?
     
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    Maybe a previous owner removed it?
     
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    Yes, spare wheel is underneath the vehicle
     
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    It may be inside the well of the spare wheel
     
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    What is the base vehicle this may point someone in the right direction
     
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    If its on a Fiat Ducato chassis, it could be under the drivers seat; accessed from the front:cautious:
     
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    Have to concur, on Fiat Ducato, under passenger seat at front is a flap with a catch, release this catch and open the door. There should be a plastic suitcase kinda thing, containing jack, towing eye and a few other bits. Under drivers seat is a black plastic tray (where I keep the HiVis vests for Europe).
     
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    If it's transit it's under the drivers seat
     
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    If it's a Merc it may be under the floor at the passengers feet. Now did Swift ever do a Merc???
     
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    If you find it, then definitely use it in a safe environment and see how easy it would be to change a wheel with the spare. If you find it as difficult as I did, then get breakdown cover and don't attempt to do it yourself.
     
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    Thanks for the help everyone. Mine's a Fiat chassis and leisure battery is under driver's seat so think it has probably been removed from under passenger seat at some point. It isn't in the wheel well so don't know where else it could be but thanks again everyone for being so helpful
     
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    it's a swift have a check round the water storage tank or in a seat box

    That's where mine was hidden
     
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    Remember the weight of your new toy, now imagine that weight sitting on some toy town manufactures jack with you at the side of the road or on a muddy site.
    Now do the safe thing, join a breakdown service,or buy a decent air inflator and a tyre sealant kit.
    The side of the road is not the place to jack up a heavily loaded MH.
     
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    under the bonnett,
     
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    Even if you find it it will be useless, in my experience they would be unable to lift a loaded motothome. I carry a decent bottle jack after having one hell of a job changing (or trying to change) a wheel.
     
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