We must use our van too much!

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by DanielFord, Aug 18, 2015.

  1. DanielFord

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    Well after a year and a half of use (and abuse) the van was dropped off at the dealers this morning to have all of the things we have broken repaired, the list is:
    Synchromesh on 3rd gear
    Habitation Door retaining bar
    Because of the above, habitation door seal
    Toilet cassette
    Front Tyres
    Brake pads all around

    Do I win a prize for breaking the most things! :D
     
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    Brake pads, in a year ? Wow.
     
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    They were 30% worn when I got it, now down to 70% after 20,000 miles. Not too bad :)
     
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    I suggest you be more careful over what you eat. :) From the list of faults I can imagine the following scenario must have happened many times over the last year.

    Scene: MH trundling along the road, suddenly the driver straightens up.

    Driver: "Oh no, not again! I've got to go!"
    (Slams on brakes and MH skids to a halt)
    Passenger: "I can't stand the smell again, I'm getting out of here."
    (Passenger leaps from seat and exits via the habitation door to get far away from driver, who is still struggling to remove seatbelt with a pained expression on face. Passenger slams habitation door behind them and gives it a good kick to ensure it is shut with a good gas-proof seal.)
    Driver: "Must get there in time..."
    (Driver staggers to toilet compartment and collapses heavily on toilette cassette)

    (Much later, after the noxious fumes have dispersed the passenger rejoins the ashen-faced driver and the journey resumes but the driver, still recovering from the latest episode attempts to move off in 3rd gear and only succeeds in getting away after much grating of gears.)



    Or perhaps not! :):):)
     
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