Elddis motorhome recall

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  1. wingman

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    Hi All,
    I've received (via Recorded Delivery!) a letter from Elddis today regarding a 'safety recall'. Briefly, the letter states:-

    "As part of Elddis Motohomes continuous quality assurance inspection process, we have regrettably identified a potential issue with the assembly of the motorhome step....."

    Anyone else had one of these letters?

    My MH is new and out of the Marquis stable. It's a 155 model with an electric step.

    I've been assured by Marquis and Elddis that the recall covers a lot of vehicles and that it's just a precautionary inspection.

    Anyone know what the problem is?

    James
     
  2. Flyingscotsman2

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    155

    I have A 155 nothing through post yet
     
  3. TheHat

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    also 155 here but no letter yet
     
  4. hilldweller

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    Is that the case of 14 people at a bus stop who had their legs chopped off ?
     
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  5. wingman

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    Can't just be me that got a letter? My impression was that the recall covered a range of 'vans with electric steps.
     
  6. pandj

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    2012 Elddis Majestic 140 and no letter here yet.
     
  7. Judo Chop

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    I have a 2012 eldiss 155 , owned it from new and I don't have a letter yet.
    In saying that it may still be attached to the pigeon flying to Scotland .

    Jim
     
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    Majestic 165 here, no letter yet.
     
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    We had 2010 Elddis 180 from new, but traded it in last summer, we did have a bit of a problem with it not retracting fully when the engine was started.

    It was fine for months after we got it, then it wasn't retracting completely, we checked to see if there was any grit caught up in it. But it cleared itself and we had no problems after this.
     
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    elddis 400 cira 1990 will I get a letter.opps don't have a elec step.:Rofl1::Doh:
     
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  12. stonflo

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    Got 2012 165 but no letter yet.:RollEyes:
     
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    all still wating then
     
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    Who is the maker of the Step?.

    Many vans have retracting electric steps fitted, not just Eldiss.

    We have got an Omni Step on our Lunar and recently had a problem with it not retracting when engine started.

    Had it repaired when the MoT was done in November last year.
     
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    We have a new 155 and have heard nothing.
     
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    Elddis 155 recall - update

    Still no further on regarding WHAT the step problem actually is (it's an Omnistep by the way).

    Tried phoning Elddis today but they close at 12.30 on a Friday!!!

    Marquis were aware of the recall, but hadn't got any official confirmation from Elddis.

    My local Caravan/MH dealership said if I didn't buy the van from them "I should go elsewhere as it was their policy not to do warranty work if they didn't supply the vehicle......and anyway, we know nuffink abaaat any recall". Not surprised with them, because their attitude stinks and they couldn't be bothered to open up locked MH's in their compound when I was first looking to buy.

    If this recall letter hadn't arrive by registered post, I would think it was a joke!
     
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    The step on my 165 suddenly stopped working today.

    It worked when we packed for the trip but wouldn't lower when we stopped to do some last minute shopping. Still won't work so I'll be calling Marquis tomorrow.
     
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    Organplayer

    Sorry to hijack this thread but talking Elddis. Does anyone have any knowledge/views on the Elddis/Majestic 105 Accordo. I have thought of joining the downsizing brigade and the seven feet width appealed to me after the almost eight feet width of the Bailey. Any views would be appreciated. Thanks.
     
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    Just a thought, Was it dated 1 April by any chance?
     
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    I have a letter both from Elddis recorded delivery and from Marquis about my 165. I spoke to the lovely Christine at Marquis Preston and she told me that apparently there a few of these steps that MAY have a piece missing which MAY cause a problem at some point, so Elddis are recalling them all to be checked.
    Preston checked two on Friday, one was OK and the other needed repair, so it would appear to be a lottery.
    Have booked mine in for a check.
     
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