Habitation service

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  1. Ifor

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    Just paid £243 for habitation service on my 12 month old A-Class. No faults found, no parts required.

    Seemed to me to be quite a lot of money. What do you all think?
     
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    No idea what a hab check involves but £245 sounds like easy money to me. Was he wearing a mask. :Eeek:
     
  3. GaryW

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    Had my First Habitation service done on my 12 month old Swift Sundance on Monday. Paid £125 and he came to my house to do it. He is registered so all i had to do was email the paperwork to Swift,job sorted :thumb:
     
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    Mine is booked in at Catterick Caravans for all the outstanding warranty work to be done (see "Auto-Trail woes") on August the 8th and I have asked them to do the hab check as well. I'll let you know what the charge, 'cos I haven't asked. Trusting fool that I am :Doh:
    It is the first one, so it is linked to the warranty.
     
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  5. tonka

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    I pay £120, NCC approved agent and they come to my house...
    So I think you paid over the odds but delaers do seem to get away with it..
    Ref "comeback"

    Also they are FUN members :thumb:
     
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    12 MONTHS OLD:Eeek: I would have expected that in the warranty surely they are guaranteed for that long for what they cost
     
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    What did they do, was you watching them?
    At £40 an hour that's 6 hours work, what could they possibly do on a year old van
     
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  8. jb0371old

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    £120 at Martins caravans in Wisbech. Wouldnt have bothered but I need it fir the three year warranty
     
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    was that a habitation check + a damp check

    our local caravan dealer charges £179 for habitation check and £60 for a damp check.

    I do my own on going checks but get them to check over the fire / cooker & fridge once a year for £50 don't think there is much else they can really check unless Im missing something ???
     
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    Bloody hell, some of you are made of money:whatthe: Maybe worth getting a few phone quotes next time
     
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    Ash

    Thanks Ash for the Habitation Check done on Site at Stratford


    Cost £95.00 inc vat.:Smile:
     
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    I'v just had my hab check and service done on my 3 year old van and it cost me nowt!:winky:
     
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    what is ncc?
     
  14. Johns_Cross_Motorhomes

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    Oh dear, should have bought the van from me as for the first five years, all hab services are F R E E:thumb:
    AutoTrail,, AutoCruise, Swift and Pilote Main Dealer. 5 years free habitation services on all vans supplied by us.
    Peter
     
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    Its a stick up, paid £95 at home inc the damp check, the only thing better than that is Peter's freebie
     
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    Hi again
    The £95 from Ash was for the habitation which included the damp check - all done whilst at Stratford :thumb:
    Roger
     
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    Very over the top price, don't go there next year, get someone to come to you for about £100 area all in, or get ASH to do it at one of the shows, also who is the dealer so others can save there money by not giving them there business as they are just typical rip off merchants, a good dealer would not charge this amount Regards Garry Flatpackchicken
     
  19. Stephen & Jeannie

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    Bet you hadn't asked !!

    Let's face it !!

    You were ripped off !:Angry::Angry::Angry:

    Go and torch his establishment !!:Eeek::Eeek::Eeek:
     
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    Just paid £80 for 3rd year habitation service he also checked the alko chassis and fixed one of the gas rings which wouldn't light all this at our home.
     
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