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  1. Bill and Tracey

    Bill and Tracey Funster

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    Hello folks . We're Bill and Tracey. This is our first van, it's an Elddis Autostratus CK 2000. The one with the bathroom across the rear of the van. Will put some photos up when we figure out how to do so. Had the van for 3 years now and still learning, repairing, replacing...... (How long is the list????) We've fitted new cushions, curtains and carpets. Rewired most of the electrics, fitted a 100w solar panel and second leisure battery. Next job(s) will be airbags, new discs and pads and when we work out how to remove it servicing the blown air heater. (Bill can't wait and Tracey gets the first -aid kit ready)
     
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    Hi and welcome to Fun, our first van was an Elddis and loved it with no issues in 4 years of ownership.
     
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    Silly us fell in love with the first van we saw. On our maiden voyage we discovered 2 leaks, a blown battery charger and black smoke from the fridge chimney!! Carbon monoxide headaches are not nice. Loads more stories where this came from.
     
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    Hey! Welcome to Fun!
     
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    Hello hope you get to the end of it,and not the end of yourselves(black smoke):sick:
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    To make the black smoke go away all you have to is park in the middle of nowhere at 11pm, and then use pliers, a 1/4" screwdriver bit and a kids toy torch to service the burner unit on the rear of the fridge. That's what I did. No way was this going to spoil our weekend. Nowadays I service the fridge before every trip. Lesson learned.
     
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    I have also have a 2000 Autostratus CK (y)
     
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    Hi and welcome to FUN. (y)
     
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    hellowelcome
     
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    HEllo and welcome :WelcomeFlag:
     
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    Hello and welcome! :D
     
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    :WelcomeFlag:to Fun. Great place for advice of all sorts and some of it even useful.
     
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