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Old 10-25-2010, 05:45 AM   #11
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Re: My SMB is dead in Death Valley

Ours has a kill switch that if I forget to flip it, it behaves the exact same way. This was a SMB installed option so you would know about it though. Sounds like a Ravelco issue?
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Old 10-25-2010, 10:40 AM   #12
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That is a real BUMMER. Just when we think we have the vehicle that can go anywhere
AND BACK. Hope it turns out easy and only slightly inconvenient. Good thing it was
only a mile and a half off highway and you were able to get a ride.


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Old 10-25-2010, 10:54 AM   #13
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keep us posted bro
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Old 10-25-2010, 11:34 AM   #14
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sorry to hear about your troubles Steve.
doesn't sound like the vultures started circling around overhead yet.
I'm sure this will have a happy ending that you can laugh about in years to come.
keep us posted.
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Old 10-25-2010, 02:12 PM   #15
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Bummer steve. Let's hope it's a Ford thing and under warranty.

I would have stayed with the van and slept in it.
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Old 10-25-2010, 05:43 PM   #16
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Re: My SMB is dead in Death Valley

Sorry to hear that Steve.

I know what it is like to have your van die in a remote place.

In case it is the key (like carringb mentioned) do you have your 2nd key with you? Have you tried it?

Best of luck,

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Old 10-25-2010, 07:05 PM   #17
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Hope he had enough beer
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Old 10-25-2010, 10:41 PM   #18
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Re: My SMB is dead in Death Valley

Do you have lights or anything else. It really does sound like you came disconnected some where.
Im sorry for your troubles

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Old 10-26-2010, 10:33 AM   #19
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My SMB is dead in Death Valley

Thanks for all the support. After a 14 hour ordeal that involved breaking a tow truck, we arrived at Town Ford in Las Vegas in whose parking lot we spent the night! Fortunately, Ford Motor Co. covered the towing. It's a longer story that I can type in Tapatalk so for now, we are safe and waiting to hear what Ford thinks caused this. Thanks again for all your support.
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Old 10-26-2010, 11:43 AM   #20
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Glad to hear you safely made it to Vegas, although I'm sure this was not your idea of a fun getaway. Hopefully you are back on the road again quickly.
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