need recomendation for a diesel engineer

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  1. SeanandJen

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    Hi Funsters,
    I am going to look at a MH next week but being a newbie and not knowing anything about engines I wanted someone to have a look at the motorhome but especially the diesel engine can you recommend anyone in the Wolverhampton area. Thanks.
     
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    flatpackchicken Funster Life Member

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    Sorry mate cant help there but just giving your post a bump to go to top of page again incase some one can help, and welcome to mhf Regards Garry Flatpackchicken
     
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    A tad far from you but I believe that Feathers in Halifax come well reccommended
     
  5. RS_rob

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    Sorry mate cant help even tho I live close to you

    Do you have any details of vehicle incl Milage & sevice history ?
     
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    What is so unusual about it that makes you want an "engineer" is there no service record. does it start and run without undue noise and smoke
     
  7. Terry

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    Hi and welcome SeanandJen :thumb: Both the AA and RAC do vehicle inspections -not sure if they do anything with the mh bit but they would do the engine/driving bits--I would go look at the van and if everything is ok and you are still unsure engine wise go on a test drive and take it to a local to seller garage and ask a mechanic to listen to engine for you -prob cost a fiver for him a drink :winky:Find your own not one the seller says -:winky:Like Tecno says you can hear most things and if you drive it and still unsure then get a AA type inspection done before buying There may be a funster local to the van that could meet and assist you ?
    terry
     
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    i dont buy any vans without checking the engine for fault codes if the service record looks wrong. fortunately i have my own code reader and have enough knowledge to know what I am looking at. anyone can buy a cheap code reader off ebay and then look up any fault codes using google

    if you are concerned in any way about the mechanicals and need help, i suggest you take a local mechanic with you. preferably the one that you will have look after your investment. Take a look yourself first and if you want to move forward, then pay the mechanic to look it over. if the seller wont allow this walk away
     
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  9. SeanandJen

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    Thanks for all the information funsters:Smile:
     
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