Tachograph Question for any truckers out there..............

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  1. The Dude

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    I know this not a motorhome related question but I think we have quite a few truckers and ex truckers on the forum. Hubby is new to this trucking lark having only recently got his HGV and is having problems with his tachograph. It did work properly for his first few journeys but he now regularly gets 'Error 28' showing and can't seem to find any info on what this means. Any ideas?
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    I asked hubby said question and he has suggested that, assuming we're talking about a digital tacho, he may not be 'ending shift' before taking his tacho out. If you go through end shift and it confirms, it will ask if you want a printout, this should clear it.

    good luck (y)
     
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    Thanks folks (y). He's out trucking today so I'll let him know your answers when he gets back.
     
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    Many thanks. (y)
     
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    Just make sure he's putting card in driver 1 slot and not driver 2. Easy mistake to make.
     
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    Thanks Tom. Sounds like he's got a few things to try when he goes out again tomorrow. (y)
     
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    dont put tacho card in wallet with credit cards, the magnetic strip on CC wipes the chip out on TC,(y)
     
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    If he has a problem with it he can still do the disc tacho. But as said he probably put it slot 2. Digital card is a nightmere anyway
     
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    Yes but only for 10days,
     
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    Yeah by that time u would have a new card back or worked it out to put it in to slot 1
     
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    Thank you all for your suggestions. Apparently the card worked perfectly yesterday but didn't work the day before even though he was driving the same truck. Maybe he should apply for a new card.
    By the way, he has been keeping it in his wallet!! :oops:
     
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    I got caught out with that one, and had to have the card replaced. :(

    Cheers,

    Jock.
     
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