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Author Topic: Van Hool bus door  (Read 582 times)
Jacob
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« on: February 08, 2014, 05:26:10 PM »

I have a 1986 t809 van hool bus and the door stopped opening all the way, what can be wrong?
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« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2014, 05:34:44 PM »

Do you have a manual? I know for MCIs, there is a procedure for adjusting an air operated door that is explained in the manual.

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« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2014, 06:05:50 PM »

Those are neat little buses isn't that a plug door that open towards the front ?
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« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2014, 04:51:41 PM »

the door opens to the back and no i don,t have an operates manual
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« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2014, 05:05:26 PM »

I haven't checked on a 809 but ABC Bus Sales has manuals for Vanhool on line you can download fwiw that door should be the same as a T800 a plug type door all that bus is a short T800
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« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2014, 10:45:08 AM »

Yes, it's a plug door - here's a nice photo, and it looks like just about the entire door mechanism is exposed, including what I assume is the air cylinder at the bottom. Shouldn't be too difficult to figure out what is restricting the opening



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PS - Yes, it's a cute bus. The T809's wheels are noticeably smaller than the wheels on the T800 though, so I'm not sure that it's just a shorter wheelbase version
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« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2014, 11:58:21 AM »

I understand Mat the guy that owned Safari design his Trek from the 809 VanHool from that photo it sure looks likes he did  Roll Eyes 
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