Kontiki step prob.

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  1. alan1949

    alan1949 Read Only Funster

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    Hi folks can someone help my problem is when i get van ready to leave a site i turn
    on ignition my step auto comes in. now its stopped doing it.
    has any one had same prob if so whats gone wrong any ideas or info would be of great help. also what way do i connect another leasure battery to run two together & will
    i get more or power lasting longer. thanks a lot folks.:thumb:
     
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    You can get a tiny stone trapped in the step which will jam it, and sometimes not easily seen.
     
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    I had the same thing, does it still work on the switch. Mine would work on the switch but not on automatic when you start the engine. Had to replace the sensor. Mel.
     
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    If you look under neath the step on the forward facing side you will see a plate held on with one screw. Remove the plate and you will then see a switch, it is not uncomon for this to stick in. A spray with wd40 and a few prods is usually enough to free it.
    As for the battery most MH with sargent electrics have a conector on the battery lead that is blanked off. Sargent sell a short loam that fits the conector with battery terminals for about £15, its as simple as that.

    Andy
     
  5. shortcircuit

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    Alan Has your step stopped operating totally? Can you still operate it from the switch?

    If this is the case you will find in the engine compartment to the rear and the middle of the engine a plastic box that contains the relays and fuses. Check these fuses and you should find one blown

    Edit Some more experienced will come on and tell you about an extra battery which is straight forward to do
     
  6. alan1949

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    Thanks for info darlings gonna sought it as advised fuses first, then under neath.
    works on switch so here,s hoping.:thumb:
     
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