ELDDIS ENCORE 255 front bed bases don't meet in the middle!!

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  1. WESTY66

    WESTY66 Funster

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    Hi just decided to try and put the "hidden" front travel seats up and make the front bed BEFORE we set off anywhere. Anyway the bed base that you fold up towards the window won't fold in and stay there (I have done the opposite side, so I DO know how its supposed to go)!!

    AND the front bed bases when pulled out do NOT meet in the middle, there's about a 4" gap down the center :( is there a secret to it??

    Ady
     
  2. Jimbohorlicks

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    Yes, carry a length of hardboard, under one of the side benchs and just pull it out to cover the gap.when you make the bed, No big issue. (y)
     
  3. Minxy Girl

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    It looks like there's strut at the rear of the seat that should hold it up - has it got it on?

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    It also looks like the sofa base pulls out to bridge the gap in the centre of the MH for bed making.
     
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    Any help?

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  5. WESTY66

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    Hi Minxy Girl, top pic, see the wide piece of wood in front of the slats (the length of the seat) its not folding down flat like in the picture, it feels like an obstruction on the hinge mechanism, or the previous owner could have sprained it maybe, but nothing looks bent???

    Oh and on pic 7 it looks like the gap I've got!! you would think they would meet in the middle:unsure:

    Thank you very much for the pics, you have been most helpful(y)(y)
     
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  6. The Searle

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    We have a 115 with two sofas that covert to a bed. It looks like your picture 7 when extended, with a gap of maybe 2-3 inches. It’s not a problem because the seats have a slight lip that goes in to the gap when there are turned over. We have found it is best to lift the seat up when extending to get the full extension.
     
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    That piece of wood that isn't folding down.
    Lift it first I think then it will fold flat.
     
  8. Paul an Jane MK

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    There seems to be a knack to fold 255 seats, I did it without problem in a 2017 155 display vehicle I spent some time in on a forecourt but during handover could not fold either of our seats in our new 255 but salesman could fold every time.

    If you have done one side you must have found all the latches required but I could still not get to fold fully as it seemed to be catching.

    The knack is to do fully push Home one end at a time by using slight sideways inward force which gets you past obstruction then do the other end.

    You have probably sorted already but if not I hope that helps as it sure had me baffled
     

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