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by karena
Fri May 15, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: sliding door and flat battery.
Replies: 10
Views: 802

Re: sliding door and flat battery.

Thanks will give it a try.
by karena
Thu May 14, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: Travelling as lockdown slowly lifted?
Replies: 14
Views: 1136

Re: Travelling as lockdown slowly lifted?

To put this from the perspective of living in a national park - yes absolutely we need tourism for the economy - but apart from a handful of local food shops our shops pubs and and cafes are not re-opening yet. On the first weekend the usual hotspots filled up with walkers and cyclists (and not just...
by karena
Thu May 14, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: sliding door and flat battery.
Replies: 10
Views: 802

Re: sliding door and flat battery.

ok so if i do manage to get it re-started then charged again then disconnect it - if it drains again its the battery that needs replacing if not its something potentially side door draining it.or find some-one with a battery /current tester (cant remember the name of them :oops: )
by karena
Wed May 13, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: sliding door and flat battery.
Replies: 10
Views: 802

Re: sliding door and flat battery.

Thanks guys. i decided its worth getting a power pack we had one years ago -(i had forgottem about them #-o ) but this will be handy for camping even if i do have to get a new battery as well as they now have usb sockets for phones etc and are considerably smaller -and i might even have a go at the ...
by karena
Tue May 12, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: sliding door and flat battery.
Replies: 10
Views: 802

sliding door and flat battery.

My sliding door jammed shut and would not re- open - i booked it in to the garage as MOT was due anyway and i knew i needed a couple of things sorting -and then we had lock down so it was all cancelled - i carried on driving (no rear passengers no dangerous faults that was needing sorting) Since the...
by karena
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: Silverdale beer festival 12 - 14 oct
Replies: 6
Views: 845

Re: Silverdale beer festival 12 - 14 oct

I,m here - fb is just handy because i cant see the forum post as well on my phone and have no other internet access at home at the moment. As far as i,m aware no-one is organising it officially so i think it may be a case of booking your own pitch directly even if a few of us are going - (maybe some...
by karena
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: Undersealing
Replies: 7
Views: 1115

Re: Undersealing

is that unseen -it does sound a lot - i actually just did a search to find this thread with a question about how often it needs doing as mine is going over to bongo spares for a new steering rack tonight and i thought about checking it at the same time and possibly getting it re-done they quoted £25...
by karena
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: squeal.
Replies: 7
Views: 719

Re: squeal.

Thanks Ian. read through previous related posts yesterday and will send my grandson underneath with a camera to try identify a leaking spot - if it is seals then will try some of the leak fix stuff just to give it a better chance before setting off to mecahnics to put them on -not someting i can do ...
by karena
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: squeal.
Replies: 7
Views: 719

Re: squeal.

Now its stopped raining and i have managed to get near the bongo (thanks inconsiderate bh weekender for blocking me) i checked belts and oil and they seem fine but there are three dark patches sitting under the front - checked oil again then discovered power steering fluid is down below minimum -swi...
by karena
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: squeal.
Replies: 7
Views: 719

Re: squeal.

I will go for a short spin tonight then test the rolling too a halt Mike.The only engine thing i noticed at all was a bit of a judder on start up before i drove anywhere - nothing major just something that doesnt usually happen and didnt happen again when i started it at the petrol station or to com...
by karena
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: squeal.
Replies: 7
Views: 719

squeal.

Sorry in advance this is a bit vague but i am wondering if some-one can point me in the right direction.I will of course try search but i dont know what i am searching for as yet. I have a 95 diesel 2.5 4 wheel drive bongo. She had been stood for a couple of weeks but everything was normal last time...
by karena
Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Tailpipe fallen off - on hol - can I still drive it?
Replies: 13
Views: 1990

Re: Tailpipe fallen off - on hol - can I still drive it?

Thanks Bob.

have a good xmas etc
by karena
Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Tailpipe fallen off - on hol - can I still drive it?
Replies: 13
Views: 1990

Re: Tailpipe fallen off - on hol - can I still drive it?

I know this is an old post but its relevant to my dilemma. My back box has sheared off about an inch from the box itself -(i dont know why as it doesnt appear rusty at all ) As it was virtually trailing on the ground and i couldnt get it off myself, my fix it man came out to remove it and he has tak...
by karena
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Bongo Camping Equipment
Topic: Safe heating for a Bongo when wild camping Is it Possible?
Replies: 30
Views: 10338

Re: Safe heating for a Bongo when wild camping Is it Possible?

subject to caution regarding gas heaters and ventilation i.e not sealing yourself in completely. perhaps give some thought to insulating the bongo as efficiently a possible - roof down with matress in place - but also i made silver screens for the side windows i had some for the front/cab and rear w...
by karena
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Bongo Camping Equipment
Topic: Memory foam matress NON removable cover Cleaning how?
Replies: 3
Views: 1622

Re: Memory foam matress NON removable cover Cleaning how?

sorry dont know about chemical cleaners maybe the normal upholstery stuff or something like the vanish -it has its own ,co website so there might be some tips there as i think they have different types. I definitely wouldnt wash the memory foam - is there a visible seam on the covers you could unpic...