Laika H710 Water Filler Problem

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  1. EssexBoy

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    Hi All

    They say that you never stop learning, and our new (to us) Laika H710 is giving me another education moment... I can't get the water filler cap off !!!
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    The cap (the bit with in/out on it) turns about 1/8th turn in either direction but otherwise won't budge.

    I know I'm generally really ham-fisted, so have been desperately trying to avoid brute force & therefore breaking the damn thing in the process...

    So, am I just being a wimp and not turning the cap hard enough, or is there a trick/technique to opeing them?

    Cheers

    Steve
     
  2. EssexBoy

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    Sorry to be a pain, but has anyone got any ideas?
    We're looking to go away next weekend, and I really need to get the fresh water tank opened, cleaned and drained beforehand...
    Any suggestions gratefully received...
    Thanks
    Steve
     
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    Steve, just an idea but turn it to the left, til it stops then try pulling, it may have a seal thats a tight fit, best of luck

    Eric
     
  4. EssexBoy

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    Thanks Eric...

    Phew... I just managed to get it undone...:) :):):) It appears it was just jammed...
    Stupidly, the cap has to be turned left (just as you suggested Eric) toward the direction that it says "in" :(:(
    Anyway, Milton fluid has gone in & cleaning underway...
    Thanks again
    Steve
     
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