Front blind stuck.... (1 Viewer)

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Aug 19, 2014
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We have a new A Class Burstner IXEO I 720

Enjoying the fantastic weather on our first trip away in the Peak District., however we have a problem with our sliding front blind... it is stuck in the “up” position ( better than stuck in the down position I guess), however in this glorious hot weather (and sleeping at night) we do need it to be able to lower.

It is manual but the sliding pieces in the centre that you squeeze together to release the side catches is not working and I wonder if others have had a similar problem and if so, how they resolved it..

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Not quite the same but 1 of my side blinds wouldn't come down anyway mine had plastic pin on sliding bit which had broken - so i'd see if the sliding bar moves or not if it doesn't move a pin in the sliding mechanism has probably broken - if similar action easy fix i could see where pin was and just used small drill to make hole in plastic then just put made up pin backin
 

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The Laika has similar with a squeeze handle in the middle that pulls two rods one to each side these go into two plastic pieces. The rod was popping out of one side which meant the blind would not move as one side was locked. Luckily the Italians like to do everything in twos so we also have screen blinds which we can pull across as well. Really keeps the heat out.
 
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Well I’ve managed to release the catch and lower it, but if I raise it too high it locks again.

Have marked the runner with tape to show to raise no higher... will do until we get dealer to look at it.
 

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Make sure it will not come down while driving. A sudden bump and you could be looking at a blank screen. Are you sure it's not some sort of safety feature that you have to raise it first before it will come down. Ours has three locking positions on the way down so it can be used as a sun visor as well.

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Make sure it will not come down while driving. A sudden bump and you could be looking at a blank screen. Are you sure it's not some sort of safety feature that you have to raise it first before it will come down. Ours has three locking positions on the way down so it can be used as a sun visor as well.
Fair point, Iwill keep an eye on it.

The blind can also be lowered from the top, so If push comes to shove I could push the whole blind to the base of the windscreen.
 

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Sounds very similar to the one in our Laika. If you look at the top of the side channels you may see some cut outs if you want to drive with it in a lower position. Works very well if you get the sun in your eyes.
 

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