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Old 17-03-2020, 19:56
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Just had our first night in the new van, there was a slight breeze but nothing major but the xpelair air vent in the ensuite was opening and closing with the wind and even with the door closed it was still noticeable the last van we had was a willerby Granada and the vent was on the roof inside the shower cubicle on the new van the vents are on the wall is there anything that can be done to stop the constant rattle ? can these be replaced ? thanks

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Old 17-03-2020, 20:48
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Is it one of the 3 flap things , You could ‘glue’ them down with some silicone , put a decent blob at the bottom corners of each flap , make the blob so there’s an air gap between each flap
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Old 18-03-2020, 09:12
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Is the noise as they flap shut?
Along the lines of what slattster has said, I'd consider putting thin single sided draft excluder foam (what is used for doors etc) on the edge where they close. This then still allows them to open and shut as needed but will have a nice soft landing so will not make a clacking noise as they slam shut.
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Old 18-03-2020, 10:16
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Just had our first night in the new van, there was a slight breeze but nothing major but the xpelair air vent in the ensuite was opening and closing with the wind and even with the door closed it was still noticeable the last van we had was a willerby Granada and the vent was on the roof inside the shower cubicle on the new van the vents are on the wall is there anything that can be done to stop the constant rattle ? can these be replaced ? thanks Chris.
If it's a new van ?....Get it sorted under warranty !!
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Old 18-03-2020, 14:25
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As Peter.R has posted, you could try the warranty route if van is new?

Other than that, would something like the below be of any use?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Adhesive-Bu...FDDEK941E&th=1

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Old 19-03-2020, 08:43
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thanks yes the noise is as they flap shut it is a new van, i never thought about the warranty is it actually something wrong with the design or just the way it is ? i think the ideas you mentioned will do the trick though
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just put some of the sticky felt pads on.you can buy packs of different sizes for about 2 with 100 s in
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just put some of the sticky felt pads on.you can buy packs of different sizes for about 2 with 100 s in
yes exactly what we done and after staying a couple of nights it appears to be sorted.
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