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Aspire Hardtop 400 Series

Aspire Hardtop 400 Series Questions & Answers

499 Double, 499 Single, 402 Double, etc...
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SurferMV

SurferMVasked

Aspire Hardtop 499 Double

Hi everyone, have just ordered a hardtop 499 aspire double. Not sure whether to get underslung axle for more clearance height or if people are happy with the overslung axle height? Pros for underslung is more clearance. Cons, higher centre of gravity. Tow vehicle is 100 series cruiser (no lift)

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deirdre p.

deirdre p.asked

Aspire Hardtop 402 Double

is there a water indicator?
Is it for the hot water tank or the normal water tank /

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Anthony

Anthonyasked

Aspire Hardtop 402 Double

Where is consumer affairs, all you have is VCAT. Avan proudly Australian, it's no wonder people are buying Chinese vans imported. Same goes for Jayco.

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Shannon Kennedy

Shannon Kennedyasked

Aspire Hardtop 499 Double

Does the 2017 499 Avan aspire bunk have a gas/electric hot water system?

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noble
noble

LPG/240V NOT LPG/12V

Jody

Jodyasked

Aspire Hardtop 499 Double

hello everyone i have a aspire 499 2016 which we love but shortly after getting it the pump in the toilet keeps on going and have to pull fuse out to stop it which stops some of our lights working in van only a couple but annoying thankyou any help would be great

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noble

nobleasked

Aspire Hardtop 499 Single

The hot water wont flow through any of the outlets. Is there a shut off to the hot water tank, other than the one on the blue cold water feed on my 2013 499 HT Aspire single.

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scoopaman

scoopamanasked

Aspire Hardtop 499 Double

We have a 499. There is a mains socket in the wardrobe with a plug in it but switched off. The lead from the plug goes down a channel in the wardrobe. Does anyone know what this is for? Thanks.

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Wayne
Wayne

Is it for the hot water? Is it for the fridge? Microwave ?Don’t know the layout of 499. We have the 555.

Blue Mac
Blue Mac

On my 499 theere is two leads from the power point in the wardrobe, the black one goes to the microwave and the white one goes to the aircon but there is another black lead that runs down the corner then disapears at floor level,this is for the small screen on the outside of the wardrobe that tells water levels and battery levels as well as controling the water pump

noble
noble

Solar to battery

Angela

Angelaasked

Aspire Hardtop 499 Double

Can we tow an Avan Aspire 499, prop pop top version if possible with a Suburu Forester (not diesel)? Has anyone had that experience and/or comments? Thankyou

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Donald Birks
Donald Birks

Your vehicles towing capacity. Needs to be 1550 kg.

Blue Mac
Blue Mac

Suburu have tow capacity of braked 1500 across the range of foresters according to their site and they do say that max towing speed is 80kph. As the tare of the van is 1250kg you would be on the limits very quickly.

noble
noble

Can it do it, and how comfortably will it do it; 2 sides of same coin.Tow mine with a 2.5 TD Auto king cab Navara. No problem except we don't exactly speed up the grind into Toowoomba!

s.Rosie

s.Rosieasked

Aspire Hardtop 499 Double

Hi folks, we purchased new an Avan 499 HT IN 2015. Has only done about 10,000 klms & the skylight hatch at the front has cracked the plastic frame towards the backside. Has anyone replaced one of these before. I rang the local dealer & he said that it is an easy fix just buy a new skylight $360.00 & put it in. Does anyone know who makes the skylight as I would like to ask them if I could buy the plastic frame. I cant just buy the frame I have to buy the whole skylight. Thanks very much Steve.

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Rob M
Rob M

I had a small crack in mine too. I just removed the silicone from the top and also the 2 sides and resealed. Make sure you reseal the top with the crack at the same time so nothing leaks.

noble
noble

Had a similar crack problem with the frame, and fixed it with Fixtech 15 marine sealant. No more leaking.

s.Rosie
s.Rosie

Thanks folks that answered my question was very much appreciated. Have repeals now & am on my first trip since fixing, so far so good & have had some rain to test it out.

Tommy4

Tommy4asked

Aspire Hardtop 499 Double

Can table be converted to a bed in 499 HT Aspire?

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Wayne
Wayne

Tom
Can’t help I am afraid. I have the 555 . I have glanced at the L shaped dining and thought about it . But that’s as far as I got , as I have no real need.

Donald Birks
Donald Birks

It can be, but I would suggest only suitable for Children as it is not a full size double and a little short.

Trisha
Trisha

We were told in could be done. There is a short table leg and a cushion insert.(so far we haven’t purchased) We have a aspire 555 L shape lounge. My adult sister and grand children have slept on the lounge by just removing the back rests. We have a table adjusting arm on all the time which brings the table out a bit from the seats as we found the table too close to the seats for comfort.

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