electrics

  1. B

    Leisure battery not charging from DC - DC

    Hi all I have a Roamer 120ah lithium battery installed under the drivers seat with two charging options - the first is a Victron charger connected to my mains hookup, and the second is the ABSO 50ah DC-DC charger connected to a solar panel and the starter battery. The Victron charger works...
  2. D

    Camper conversion electrics system- does this look right?

    Hi all and thanks in advance for any comments/info! I was hoping someone could give me an idea of if we've nailed the core components of the electrical system for what we want it for, and give me a ballpark idea of paying to have it fitted, so I can decide whether to do that or to do some/all...
  3. GreystokeH

    Inverter - electrics questions..

    Hello everyone! Just wondering how to go about adding an inverter to our T6. Current setup has Victron Orion tr-smart DC/DC converter and a solar charge controller connected to leisure battery, usual EHU connected to fused consumer unit with Sargent PF200 switching Battery Charger and two...
  4. R

    Electrical Damage Caused By Water in Tailgate

    Hi All, I purchased VW Tiguan from a Main Dealer a couple of years ago. Fast forward to today, last week the Electric Tailgate Button (the button to close the boot) stopped working. I sent the car to my local VW for inspection and they found a build up of water in the Tailgate which has cause...
  5. Bigsidavies

    Dashboard lights followed by engine cut out whilst driving.

    Can’t find a similar thread so here goes. Was driving along and after just after gong over a speed bump (might be unconnected) my abs and tpm lights came on and all my doors unlocked. As I drove along maybe another 200 metres the van just died. It won’t restart, won’t lock using the fob, and...
  6. G

    T6 Vacuum unit

    Hi everyone, I wonder if anyone has had the pleasure of fitting one of these vacuum units before? Mine took a knock after a bump, i thought it was OK but it causes an error after a drive. I have got a new one from VW but was wondering if they are OK to do or if can give me any advice on the...
  7. R

    How to secure leisure battery

    Does anyone know if there is a plate I can get to secure a lithium battery under the seat? Or is it best to just use a luggage strap and tie down points? I’ve seen the kiravans type ones but they rely on the battery having a ridge at the bottom to fix to.
  8. D

    Vw T6.1 transporter wiring

    Hi all, I am a proud owner of a VW T6.1 Transporter and it is currently being fully converted into a campervan!!! Ran into an issue on installing a double swivel for passenger seat. It has seat belt and occupancy sensors fitted. I understand it is likely linked to the airbag engagement system...
  9. J19WMK

    Renogy 200W Flexi-Panel Install

    Super Easy to install. The groves on the the roof allow air to travel through and massively reduces lift on the panel. Had it on for a couple months now, no chance of coming off.
  10. T28BAN

    Near side LED headlight un-commanded dimming when driving

    Hello T6 Peeps. I've got a 2018 T6 with OEM LED headlights which are amazing, Only issue is the NS light seems to dim every now and then for a second before returning to full brightness. Any ideas? Not a problem for me but could appear like you're flashing your lights at other road users.
  11. M

    Ignition Live cable under the seat?

    Does anyone know if there is an “Ignition Live” or a “Engine Running Live” under the passenger seat or drivers seat of my VW T6 Kombi Twin Slider with Tow Bar? I’d rather not pick up from under dash fuse box, if there is one here available. TIA
  12. D

    Cable size for renogy 100ah lithium battery and dcc50s

    Hello all Really appreciate the help I've been getting recently but I have another question. I've been doing a lot of reading but seem to come across different answers, I'm trying to work out which size cable to use from starter to dcc50s to lithium to fuse and also to earth? Some say 16mm2...
  13. DaniH

    T6 electrics - DIY or not?

    Hi, I'm currently converting my first camper and want to hear people's experiences of whether they did a DIY job or got a professional to do it :) I have some wiring experience and pretty good at following a you tube video but not sure if it will just fry my brain (no pun intended lol). I am...
  14. mattbryson

    T6 leighton vans kombi. Interior lights stopped working [Resolved]

    Hi all, First post, and I need some electrical help, excuse the length of this, but I'm way out of my depth! I have a 2018 leighton vans converted kombi. It has interior led celing lights with switches for front and rear , as well as lights in the tailgate that come on when it opens. At...
  15. JTT6

    Charging an EcoFlow Delta

    Evening all, I am looking at 240v power options for the van, and rather than a traditional split charge/leisure battery, I have been looking at removable batteries like the Ecoflow Delta / Goal Zero Yeti 1000x. I'm a photographer so having power I can take out of the van on shoots would be...
  16. A

    Repositioning electric modules under drivers seat.

    Hi guys, How do you remove the module in the picture. Cannot seem to see a screw or clip that will take it out. Has circuit board inside so want to make sure do correctly to position leisure battery.
  17. OllieGBR

    Schematics for CBE DS300

    My van has a CBE PC180 with DS300 12v distribution box installed. I'm trying to re-wire (correct some issues) my van but for the life of me unable to find a suitable schematic that explains what's going on. I've managed to find this on another forum, but there's no key Does anyone have a copy...
  18. S

    Leisure Battery Fitting in Yorkshire

    Hi folks. We are about to purchase a new T6 LWB 199PS 4 motion van. We tow a caravan as well as using the van for work purposes (I’m an electrician). I intend to fit an Eberspacher night heater, work lights and other electrical equipment in the back. Can you recommend any auto electricians in...
  19. Sackmycook

    New 12v socket has killed 2 USB adaptors [Resolved]

    Trying out all my newly installed (not by me) sockets today and one of the 12v seems faulty. Tried a plug in cigarette style usb adaptor with a small led light and it made a strange pop noise, no illumination. As this was a cheapo adaptor, tried a Tomtom spare and same thing happened. The other...
  20. Samro

    How I think I'm going to do it!

    After reading loads of amazingly informative threads on this forum, I thought I'd start my own thread. (Largely inspired by @Dellmassive 's really blooming useful and informative "How I done It!" thread.) Basically, I haven't "done it" and simply intend on "doing it"! I thought it would be...
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