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Message posted by Nutkins25/4/2013 at 5:20pm
Outfit:  Swift Charisma 06 - Passat Est 2.0 140     Location:  Bradford
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2.0 Cmax TDCI Ghia Euro 4 Feb 2007 1544kg
Swift Charisma 560 plated at MTPLM 1385kg

89.7% i worked it out to? Going to try travel light putting heavier items in car as well.

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Message posted by bessie50025/4/2013 at 5:27pm
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Ok thats great the website i looked at had your van plated at 1450 kgs so around 95% It wouldnt suprise me if your car is heavier the higher the spec the heavier the car my car is over 100kgs more than the brochure weight.  

Kick back and enjoy your break   

 

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Message posted by lunarvenus25/4/2013 at 7:36pm
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I know the 2.0 tdci will pull a train up a cliff.

Message posted by Nutkins25/4/2013 at 8:00pm
Outfit:  Swift Charisma 06 - Passat Est 2.0 140     Location:  Bradford
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Thanks Bessie, had me sweating for a bit then...lol

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Message posted by Nutkins29/4/2013 at 9:09pm
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Going off on friday and its looking like the mover's playing up. When I switch on and attempt to start, it just moves a little bit then stops and so on and so on?? Don't have the time to get it fixed by dealer so i'm going to have to resort to the traditional method.

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Message posted by Grampian9102/5/2013 at 1:31am
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Check the battery connections. Is the battery fully charged?

Dont forget knives, forks and spoons :)

It was one of those times when i came home friday and said quickly pack some stuff we are going away. :)

I did that a lot.   Silverstone MINI weekend that time.





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Max tow weight = Cars gross laden weight + Caravans gross laden weight.

These 2 figures must not exceed 3500kg. And the Caravans gross laden weight must not exceed the cars UNLADEN weight.

Unless the manufacturer has set a lower limit.

Message posted by lunarvenus02/5/2013 at 6:30am
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Sounds daft but while I was setting up my van there was another van pulling up and he had a motor mover, it was making a right noise and very slow. I watched for five minutes and then called over jokingly , is the hand brake off.

Guess what, he had a little grin and said don't tell any one will you, he Released the hand brake and of it went.

So try the hand brake.

Message posted by john#mel#3kids!02/5/2013 at 7:37am
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As grampian 91 says, the battery connection is usually the 1st area to look at.
Seen a couple of movers on our site with similar problem's. Battery connection was at fault

Message posted by Jax36502/5/2013 at 10:43am
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Quote: Originally posted by lunarvenus on 02/5/2013
Sounds daft but while I was setting up my van there was another van pulling up and he had a motor mover, it was making a right noise and very slow. I watched for five minutes and then called over jokingly , is the hand brake off.

Guess what, he had a little grin and said don't tell any one will you, he Released the hand brake and of it went.

So try the hand brake.



Yes, been there and done that one myself. Check the handbrake is off, check you have good batteries in the remote, clean the battery connections.


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Message posted by Nutkins07/5/2013 at 12:50pm
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Well we had a lovely weekend in Settle and everything seemed to go ok. I even managed to successfully reverse on to the pitch although the clutch was making a horrible smell...eek is that normal? Need to get to grips with mover I think for next time. Also parked it up on returning home with little fuss...impressed myself!! lol. Would also like to mention the warden Neil at Langcliffe Park is a star and without his help it would've been a tougher experience.

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