Efoy Question

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  1. shano118

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    Hi people, I have error 12 coming up not long after turning on, now my local motorhome dealer is saying or maybe because my liquid is dated 2012 ,? Is this the case? I'm finding it hard to spend another £100 on new liquid if it's not going to solve the problem ...
     
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    (Error 11, 12, 18)

    Please check exhaust hose connected and arrange it so that condensation cannot

    form.

    Check for kinks. Clean hose if necessary and keep opening clear. Shorten exhaust hose if condensation forms.

    Check that the exhaust hose has been properly


    From EFOY manual.

    Martin

    Let us know the result please as I have some fluid coming up to its use by date.
     
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    Is it just me, or does anyone else not know what ever are they on about(n)
     
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  4. Judge Mental

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    Its just you:)

    www.efoy.com
     
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    No it's not just you!
     
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    If you don't know, then you don't need one.. ;)
     
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    An Efoy is a silent generator of 12 volts, it operates from Methanol fuel. The OP asked the question what does error 12 mean and is it related to the date of the fuel being used as it has a shelf life date. The exhaust on the Efoy unit is just a silicone tube as the only by product of power generation is water or condensate. According to the extract from the Efoy user manual error 12 indicates a fault with the condensate drain.

    Martin
     
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    Right still confused what is it, how's it work
    Sorry cross posted
     
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    A generator
     
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    Thank you Martin I too was one of the ignorant ones.

    That's not unusual but I often will read a thread to learn more but sadly sometimes I just get more confused. It's so common in today's world to use abbreviations, technical terms or just letters which are perfectly understandable to some but a foreign language to others.

    So thanks to you for taking the time to educate the ignorant.
     
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    YES but it generates by a catalytic reaction NOT a noisy petrol or diesel engine driving a dynamo or alternator.
     
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    I'm lost now!:)
     
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    No need to be lost Google knows everything that I dont.

    http://www.efoy.com/

    Martin
     
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    I didn't know :(

    Just looked at the prices :eek::eek:

    I definitely don't want one :eek::eek::eek:
     
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    We knew that already Chocks..that's why we saved you the embarrassment:giggle:
     
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    How much????????????


    It will have worn out before it pays for itself.!!!!!!!!


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    Sadly the purchase isn't the end of the problem it's the start of some serious fuel costs.

    Earlier this year I was being offered 5litre for £49.99, needles to say I didn't go down that route.
     
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    Hi Fenman
    I was sat scratching my.............. head ? LOL. "You are not alone " SPOOKY. but thanks to the Informed,we now know just a little bit more. Have you heard this,people are saying the world is.....Round ?
    Tea Bag
     
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    I do believe something like the Efoy (chemical) method of generating electricity was used on the Apollo missions.

    Wasn't it called a "Fuel Cell".

    JJ :cool:
     
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    "I'll get me coat" :oops:

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