Static Caravan Owners Advice Forum | Sales | Rental | Sublet

 

About Supporting Members FUP (Please Read) The GoStatic Reference Hub
Go Back   Static Caravan Owners Advice Forum | Sales | Rental | Sublet > GoStatic University > Owning A Caravan > Technical Issues

Technical Issues A place to ask and/or give advice on technical issues

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 14-04-2019, 00:47
ShonaTerry ShonaTerry is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Posts: 3
Default Willerby Westmorland 2005 approx

Hi Iíve just bought a 2 bedroom Willerby Westmorland that is around 13 years old. In master bedroom there is a heater switch but no wall heater. The bed is on a plinth and has a vent in it and the base has Ltd of little holes in it. Is this some kind of under bed heating? If so, is there another switch anywhere, as wall switch doesnít appear to do anything when turned on? Does anyone have the same van or know the answer to my question. The van did not come with any manuals.
Reply With Quote

  #2  
Old 14-04-2019, 09:07
DavidE DavidE is offline
Supporting Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Windmill Country Park, Burton Fleming
Posts: 228
Default

I don’t know the model but from a google search it looks like it came with just a gas fire in the lounge area. There are no refs to heaters in the bedroom.
The bed base with holes in it is a fairly common feature in ‘vans and is for ventilation to underside of mattress. Lots of the fixed bench seats are the same. As to what the switch in the bedroom is for, sorry but cannot help with that. Do you know an electrician who can come and do a check for you?
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 14-04-2019, 18:55
Mosquito Mosquito is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Fold House Park, Pilling , Lancashire.
Posts: 1,523
Default

Maybe it's an isolation switch. Try to switch it off and then try all sockets and lights if they don't switch on, that is what it is. Just a guess but our van is full of isolation switches.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 16-04-2019, 21:09
Stu Stu is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 24
Default

We've got a Willerby Westmorland as well.

The switch controls a small (700 Watt?) heater in the base of the wardrobe. If you picture yourself lying in bed, there's a vent at the bottom of the wardrobe (floor level) near where your feet are. There's a similar one in the base of the cupboard in the second bedroom as well, with the switch high up on the left just inside the door. The heaters are pretty quiet, which is why you can't hear anything when you switch it on. They are also pretty useless!

We've got a portable 2kW convector heater, which we have against the wall just inside the 'front door'. If both bedrooms are in use, we leave this heater on all night, leave the bedroom doors open, and shut the door to the bathroom and through to the kitchen.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
willerby heating bedroom

West Coast Windows


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
willerby westmorland window sizes Retired Member 4 Buying A Static Caravan 14 23-07-2017 09:59
Willerby Westmorland 2010 Johnjo Owning A Caravan 3 21-04-2017 13:04
Willerby Westmorland v Swift Moselle dunf71 Buying A Static Caravan 13 29-06-2015 22:42
Your opinions please - Willerby Westmorland dunf71 Owning A Caravan 9 01-08-2014 15:50
willerby westmorland kitchen window size please Retired Member 4 Owning A Caravan 2 17-02-2012 16:27


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:48.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.