SHOCK and HORROR . . .

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  1. Bollard

    Bollard Read Only Funster

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    Adria Coral 670 SL. Van five years old and one mini LED out of four over the cooker hob worked intermittently so decided to get it replaced at the same time as a Habitation check with few other jobs. Could not believe the part price UNFITTED cost . . . £409 + Vat + £8 postage a grand total of £499 for a replacement mini LED strip. Can anyone beat that!!!!
     
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    Better get a spare whilst you're at it - you never know when one will go again:LOL:
     
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    Ouch!! :Eeek::Eeek::Eeek: Don't think I would want to beat that one.......
     
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    Please tell us you didn't do it!
     
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    I'd beat it by not paying it. If it's not actually a pricing error surely there has to be a lower cost alternative?

    Out of curiosity do you have the part make, model and number?
     
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    afraid to say for fear of being lambasted.. :rolleyes:

    but what the hell.. if not an error, that is a rip-off
     
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    Had one of the OEM fitment ones go in the Miller
    Cost from dealer ( part only ) £120.
    Cost from China £1.25 ( from memory.. could have been less ! )
     
  8. Drexxer

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    I'll sell you mine for £400 inc p+p

    Andy
     
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    :Eeek:....we have an Adria Vision & have been waiting for a local dealer to get back to use with a price for a replacement recessed spot light fitting ......wonder if he can't bring himself to tell us:oops2:
    Good luck in sourcing an alternative.
     
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    I have a Hymer part that comes close: Quoted £130 by Brownhills for the flimsy plastic recess liner for the high level brake light. I didn't buy it either. I explained to Brownhills that if I'd wanted it hewn from solid unobtainium I'd have said so. Oh - and £27 each for armrest end covers. I didn't buy those either.
     
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    Had to leave my van at Lowdhams for some warranty work on the eBox, I had mentioned earlier that the high level brake light wasn't working but for some reason known only to themselves, they said that wasn't covered by the warranty ? I decided to fix the brake light myself and got a price from Leisureshopdirect of just over twenty quid. In the mean time the repair was taking longer than forecast and as the mot would expire, I asked them to fix the light and mot the van so I could legally drive it home. The bill for the HELLA brake light came to £125 for the part with labour for fitting it extra, but hey, let's not start another "rip off thread" :mad:
     
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    Needless to say I will not replace but intend to email Adria to see how they can justify such an extortionate cost for LED's which are suppose to last 10 years or more bearing in mind the overhead lights have been little used!
     
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    Get a Labcraft catalogue, you'll find all the LED strip lights and many others in it that are used by all the manufacturers. Many of them are on sale in dealers shops. They are very easy to replace yourself. I always carry spare ones.
     
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    Get cheap Chinese led's on ebay..you will know next time!
     
  15. PeteH

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    Fleabay:- 5 Metre Length!!! on roll Self adhesive backing!!!

    60LEDs /meter 5M 3528 SMD Flexible Strip Light Christmas Home Decor DC 12V UK

    £6.99 with free postage. Replaced ALL the Lights in the "New" Motor-home similar.

    This particular Item no longer available but similar at similar prices, Are.

    Pete
     
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    Are you sure you didn't knock em with that hat :giggler:
     
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    well you live and learn.
     
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