Pull down shelf

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  1. kelv

    kelv Funster Life Member

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    I have a hymer tramp 554 cl with a pull down shelf for a kettle it seems to be counter balanced with a wire for ease of use .
    The wire has become loose and the shelf is hard to use are there any funsters out there who have had this problem or have any idea how to fix.
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    irnbru Funster Life Member

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    Cant view the attachment?
     
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    kelv Funster Life Member

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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Amazing idea. I'll bet there's a gas strut luring behind the back, can you see screws to remove the back.
     
  5. kelv

    kelv Funster Life Member

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    I can see screws behind plastic caps do not want to unscrew until I have more info on how it works in case things start shooting out
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    That makes sense but you may have get brave, it's a first for FUN this, breaking new ground.

    It's a variation on the old Victorian sash windows but you can't have a lead weight banging about so my guess a gas strut ( very popular ) or a spring.
     
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    kelv Funster Life Member

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    Yes I agree looks like there is a gas strut in the adjoining cupboard I will have to remove panel to see how the gas strut is attached to the wire
     
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    So this is a gassing thread? :D
     
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    We had the same problem, but the van was repaired under warranty, but the wire fits over the pulley wheel in the cupboard next to the pull down, dealer claimed it came off pulley as we pulled it down to quickly, but even after the repair it does not work well.
     
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    kelv Funster Life Member

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    Thanks that sounds like what's wromg I will have a look later and see if I can repair if not it will have to go back and be done on the warrenty
     
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    I played with one at a show from memory felt like a gas strut, I think the cable is to limit travel.

    It is not for a kettle it's for the optional coffee maker, it's a Hymer Germans drink coffee.:D:D
     
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    Coffee for me I do not drink tea but I have to do what the boss says so the kettle sits there
     
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    We had the same thing with our 698. Didn't fancy messing around. Took it back to dealer who spent an hour fixing it, but still didn't operate the same.
     
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