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Post by nick1962 Mon Dec 07, 2020 8:35 pm

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We have a 2007 Nuevo and when I lock the motorhome with the key fob, the cab doors lock but not the hab door.

Can anyone point me in the right direction or advise what the problem could be?

Thanks, Nick.
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Post by Jim3760 Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:06 pm

Has the door locked before, I have a 2007 Nuevo and the hab door has never locked on the key fob.
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Post by nick1962 Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:16 pm

Hi Jim

It had never locked with the key fob in 18 months since we have had it but surprisingly last week I locked up and the hab door had locked!!! This was once in over 200 times I must admit!!!
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Post by Jim3760 Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:33 pm

That’s interesting Nick, so you would guess that it is supposed to work on the key fob, which makes perfect sense.

I think a little more investigation may be needed...
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Post by Paramedic Tue Dec 08, 2020 7:35 am

Can you gather more information on the keyfob operation from your base vehicle owners manual?

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Post by Jim3760 Tue Dec 08, 2020 7:49 am

Mine is a Sigma system it is not the base system key.
I have a look at the information I have but nothing that tells me what is covered on the fob system but I would expect it to cover the hab door but of course that does not mean it does.
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Post by Gromit Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:38 am

Have a look high up on the door frame on the opening side, and you should see three little brass contact pins, with a corresponding set on the door itself.

Assuming your van has these (and I think it does) try cleaning them with a bit of that slightly abrasive kitchen pan cleaner, or something not too aggressive. Then give them a smear of WD40 to slow down the corrosion in future.

Hopefully, perhaps, the problem will be solved.

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Post by inspiredron Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:57 am

If it is a Sigma system then it may have an aftermarket locking solenoid. That could be sticking or its power may be dodgy as Gromit suggests. But the power could also be a cable across the door hinge as on my 2012 van.

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Post by nick1962 Wed Dec 09, 2020 3:54 pm

Hi all

Thank you for your replies.

As Gromit suggested, when I looked high up on the frame & door I spotted the pins. On inspection they were quite dirty so I cleaned them up and sprayed WD40 on them. Unfortunately this didn’t work. On closer inspection, the two sets of contacts didn’t seem to quite line up for some reason. So I unscrewed the contacts on the actual door (which had two small cables coming from it), moved them a couple of mill higher so they lined up and tried again. Hey presto job done :-)))

Cheers...
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Post by Gromit Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:09 pm

Thanks for the feedback, which may well be useful to others.   up! smile!

Wish everyone would do the same.
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Post by Jim3760 Wed Dec 09, 2020 5:26 pm

When I get to my van at the weekend I will have a look..thanks for the tips
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Post by Adam & Emily Wed Dec 09, 2020 6:59 pm

Thanks for the posts and responses. I also Have a 2007 Nuevo that has developed the same problem intermittently. I’ll give it a go tomoz👍🏻
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Post by mcalid Tue Dec 15, 2020 7:17 pm

Gromit wrote:Have a look high up on the door frame on the opening side, and you should see three little brass contact pins, with a corresponding set on the door itself.

Assuming your van has these (and I think it does) try cleaning them with a bit of that slightly abrasive kitchen pan cleaner, or something not too aggressive. Then give them a smear of WD40 to slow down the corrosion in future.

Hopefully, perhaps, the problem will be solved.

Dave
I had the same problem Gromit and your solution worked a treat.
Great advice as usual, thanks.
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Post by cooperman15 Wed Dec 16, 2020 2:46 pm

I think it's certainly worth checking the supply cable as I had a similar problem which turned out to be one of the wires coming adrift from it's spade connector. Spade connector is quite small but I was able to obtain some from a motor vehicle spares shop. You may also need to be handy with a soldering iron if that's your problem.
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