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  1. Leisure battery advice

    Electrical
    Hi fellow VW owners, I am currently re-doing a camper I bought. Had all the units and bed etc but not much else so I am in the process of electrifying the back :) exciting stuff (pun intended ;) ) Anyway, I have been looking at leisure batteries (obviously) and I'm not entirely sure what I need...
  2. Wiring advice for interior lighting

    Electrical
    Hello everyone! T: Having recently bought a T5.1 Kombi with the intention of using it for the occasional trip away I’ve been planning out all the bits I need to do. My first task is to insulate/carpet line along with the addition of a leisure battery and some lights. I’d like 6 LED...
  3. Conflicting information on T6 leisure battery installation

    T6 General Chat
    Hello, I'm looking to buy myself a T6 sometime soon so doing lots of research on everything camper related and I've found some mixed information on leisure battery split charging installation. I've found quite a few people on threads across various forums and sites stating that the...
  4. Partially complete electrics in new van

    Conversions
    Hi folks, I am new to the forum. I have recently purchased a VW T4 '96. The electrics have been partly done at some point in the past.There is a voltage sensitive relay, a positive connector and some wiring in the ceiling for light connections. I am very clueless when it comes to electrics and...
  5. Show us your Leisure battery set up

    Electrical
    Hey guys, I'm looking at leisure batteries. There's heaps of options and ways of fitting them so I feel a little swamped. Lets see your Battery set up, where have you placed it, what would you have done different, if you vented and how you vented? See if someone out there can inspire me to...
  6. Conversion Electrics

    Electrical
    Hi guys bit of advice if anyone is willing please? I'm currently converting my 2012 (62) T5 T28 Transporter My plan is to install a M-Power 140/12 Split charge relay (heavy duty 16mm cables) to a 120/130ah leisure battery (looking at Lead Acid - maybe the expedition plus range batteries - semi...
  7. Complete Newbie - Help

    Electrical
    Hi All, We after a terrible experience in a 7m motorhome 3 years ago with a baby I managed to convince the wife we should try again. We borrowed a T6 SWB with a HiLo roof which has been professionally converted along with a Vango awning and we have the best time ever which now means we have...
  8. A charger for everything?!?!?

    Electrical
    Hey :) I’m after a new ‘split charge setup’ .. Needs to have.. Solar panel input Battery to battery setup Charges leisure battery when on mains hookup *All automatic* no faffing around.. Be awesome to have just one box that everything connects to and is basically fit and forget. Ctek...
  9. Light issues.. help

    Electrical
    Hello everybody. I recently got myself a VW T4 2.5TDI (88hp) 2001 and it turns out there is a bit of an issue with the lights... This started with the reverse light, well, there wasn't one when reversing..so using the advice I could find on this forum I've replaced bulbs, fuse and the reverse...
  10. BCM Upgrade

    General T5 Chat
    Hi all, I'm looking for an 087 BCM upgrade for my van and I wondered if anyone could advise me the best place to get one without paying stupid money. I have tried a number of breakers and no luck so far. I have a 2011 60 plate T5 and any help would be gratefully received.
  11. 240v Plugs from leisure battery

    New T5 Members Forum
    Hi there, I've scoured the previous threads on a similar subject but cannot find an answer. I have recently had a part conversion and had a leisure battery installed with a split charger and 240v hook up. I have a USB and internal lights running from the leisure battery. There are also x2 3...
  12. T5.1 Wiring Bundle Query

    Electrical
    It was all going so well... Does anyone know what the bundle of wiring above the side loading door of a T5.1 Kombi connects to? While drilling a clearance hole for extra lighting wiring I've managed to rip through a bundle of wiring above the SLD. I've got an Austops poptop fitted & wanted a...
  13. T5 LWB Towing - Test

    General T5 Chat
    What ho folks, I tried towing our twin axle 6 berth caravan with our T5 LWB 1.9TDi. It has had a re-map to 140bhp. With such a big old van i was crapping getting up the hills to get North out of Cornwall. If your interested how it went, you can see here: https://youtu.be/jMAjj-s-gzI Hope...
  14. Inverter - do i need one

    Electrical
    Do I really need an inverter, my old van had leisure battery and hook up so used 240 when hooked up or 12v when wild camping. Sorting out my T6 now and ideally I want everything to fit under the drivers seat to keep my twin passenger free to add a swivel and use the space for storage. Most...
  15. Leisure battery underseat install - what do I need?

    Electrical
    Can anyone tell me everything i need to achieve the following: I'd like to have a leisure battery under the driver's seat (which I'd later get a swivel plate installed onto). I'd like to have a fascia panel facing the back with a 3-pin uk plug socket, usb port, and maybe a digital volt...
  16. Turn signals on constantly

    Electrical
    Hey all, Just bought my first t4 and I've ran into my first issue and I've been googling for the last hour. Went to drive home from work and found the indicators on solid and really bright, there was also some beeping when I opened the door. Tried using the indicator stalk and nothing happened...
  17. Help - rear window heater won't switch off!!

    Electrical
    Hi, Can anyone help me? We have a 2001 LHD T4 Westfalia California. The last two nights the battery has drained overnight and we've had to get a mechanic to start it for us as we're on hols. We noticed this morning that the rear window heater light on the dashboard is permanently on and that...
  18. rear lights wiring colours ??

    Electrical
    have been looking for an easier position to site towbar and reverse sensor wiring. decided to try the plugs under the passenger seat and found unplugging the pale blue plug disables all the rear lights. so I've been testing them to see what colour wires go to what light, so far... (main...
  19. Looking for camper electrics install.. near Teesside, Middlesbrough area

    Electrical
    Hey! I've just got myself an ex-RAC T5, 61 plate. I've stripped the van down and was going to have a pop at the electrics myself but have now decided against it. Not too confident so I'd rather leave it in the hands of someone who is confident. Can anyone recommend someone local to me? I see...
  20. Occasional dash light flicker

    Electrical
    I've just had mum first trip in my new (to me) T5. It's a 2007 T30 174 LWB. Went brilliantly and I'm really pleased - BUT... I had a couple of moments when first the glow plug Amber light flickered on a couple of times and then a while later another Amber light flickered (not sure which one -...
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