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Message posted by peterg1960 on 23/1/2011 at 2:14pm
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We have picked up our first campervan, a 1985 c reg talbot autosleeper, having looked at the 240v inlet hookup, i notice it is a female coupling, ie female on the van

I know it may sound daft but we are new to this

can anyone please advise as Im sure having looked at other vans it should be a male coupling, on the van

can it be a simple fix

 



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Message posted by dsewell103 on 23/1/2011 at 5:53pm
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it should be a male on van .have you got a cable with the new van made up male/male .if not its  easy to change .

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Message posted by Tentz on 23/1/2011 at 5:57pm
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The hookup socket on van should have 3 exposed prongs. The same as at the end of your hookup cable that goes into campsite ehu socket. This ensures that there can be no live exposed metal contacts.

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Message posted by pie*face on 23/1/2011 at 6:07pm
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I know it sounds daft, but are you sure it is definately your mains Inlet?

It may be an mains Outlet that was added for some reason.

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Message posted by dinkum on 23/1/2011 at 6:58pm
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Hi Peter, we used to have an Excalibur on Talbot base about same year. Lovely 'vans. Ours was 2 litre petrol. used to get about 24 mpg on a run with 2 adults and 2 children and all the kit inc awning. Hope you enjoy yours as much as we did ours !

 



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Message posted by Capt Lightning on 24/1/2011 at 6:29pm
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As others have said, it should be Male on the van if it's the inlet.

Ah, the Talbot Express! Does it have a long floppy gearstick? If so, you'll find it's a complete bugger, but there were adjustments and mods that helped things considerably.

I had one for 4 years from new (G reg) and I never had any trouble with it, though it was a bit underpowered (petrol engine).

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Lots of ideas, nothing planned. That would only spoil the surprize !

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