One problem when you live on Guernsey is taking your motorhome back to the service agent if something goes wrong. It doesn’t really matter whether you buy in the UK or somewhere else in the EU, it still entails a ferry trip costing about £350 - £420 return. Luckily, in the 2 years we’ve owned Dave nothing has gone wrong that has stopped us travelling. All the faults, and there have been quite a few, have been minor or we have done a temporary fix on the road. As a consequence, Dave went back to Marquis in Poole last May to get a years worth of niggles sorted. We were on a 3 week trip down to Devon and Cornwall, visiting our Son and Daughter in law in Truro whilst we were there. We also took the opportunity to have a Strikeback Growler alarm fitted at Vanbitz to give us more peace of mind. Vanbitz were great and I recommmend them if you want any extras fitted. Fast clean service and a free night on their perfect campsite, what more do you want.
Anyway, back to the present. Dave had amassed about 19 faults this last year, sounds a lot, doesn’t it. Some were very minor and I would have fixed them myself if Dave wasn’t going back to Marquis. The 2 big problems were the graphics on the front of Dave and an intermittent water leak from the back roof seal. Last time we were at Marquis we still lived in Dave and went out for the day on our bikes. This time we couldn’t do that as Dave had to be kept inside overnight as the back end would be open to the elements. So I took Dave over last Monday evening and Marquis started work on Tuesday. I’ve now returned to Guernsey and we will both go over next Monday to start our next adventure.