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  1. Electrical
    Hi, I know this subject has been covered, but all the threads I have read refer to the (I believe) earlier fuse board configuration where fuse 19 in the upper dash fuse board is for the stereo, which on mine is the ignition. this is my set up...
  2. Technical Articles
    12v electric help please. I have searched the threads but not come up with anything. I've re-wired the camper exactly as it was wired before by the folks I bought it from, I just had to move some stuff around and add a larger fuse box. But now i have a problem. The cable comes from the van...
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    Hi Guys, I’m picking up my T4 Transporter (2litre petrol) soon and it’s partially converted into a camper (in a bad way) but I’m going to rip out everything and start fresh. I was just wondering if anyone knows anything about electrics/power supply (eg for running a microwave and a little...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. T4 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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.
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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