Electric Step, possible to upgrade?

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  1. Hymie

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    Hi all, I have a 1991 Hymer B564, does anyone know if it is possible to replace the manual step with an electric one?

    Also any ideas on where to look for the parts, coastal motorhoms maybe?

    Any help greatly appreciated.

    Hymie.
     
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    its possible on most vans that have a manual fold out step, just make sure its well supported and run a feed from the van battery to the step. then you can fit an auto close relay for when you start the engine

    parts are available from most motorhome parts suppliers or often cheaper on ebay
     
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    Why??? After seeing the trouble with auto steps, I'm glad ours as the 'Big 'Andle....).
     
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    It's an Age Thing Tootles, you probably wouldn't understand what with you being so young and sprightly.:LOL:

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    thanks for the replies guys, I'll bore you rigid with how I get on once I make some progress. :whistle2:

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    Thanks Keith, that's a helpful link.

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