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Caravan Tow Tester & Lights

June 16th, 2017 Comments off

Caravan Electrical Lights Tester

TestaTow Becomes The Ultimate Towing Tester

Testing and serving caravan electrics is of major importance for road safety.
Following the winter holiday break caravans should be serviced and checked before starting out for the Easter holidays.

The Caravan Electrical Tester TestaTow will cover all the functions on the 12N and 12S as well as the modern Pin Plug.

The Caravan Lights & Fridge Tester, TestaTow incorporates a AMP Current draw of power for the Fridge and Battery Charging / Permanent Live.
TestaTow the Ultimate 12 Volt Caravan Lights Tester will hold power on the faulty circuit leaving both your hands free while you trace the problem. Then if you need to work on the circuit you can use the handset to switch the power to another light or off altogether.
With the Remote Handset repairs can be carried out without risking a short circuit, switch the power to re-do the test without needing to move from the place where you are working. As there is no need to keep walking back and forth to tow a vehicle, the test and repair times are really very quick even when you have more than one faulty light.
Further TestaTow will test the pulling vehicles Tow Bar Electrics, testing of a Tow Bar is now part of that compulsory MOT test, having the option to test a Tow Bar upon a customers fault report covers all potential links in the vehicles electrical fault chain.
TestaTow is well constructed for any workshop and is powered by internal batteries, re chargeable via the mains charger supplied.
Caravan Electrics tester, TestaTow can be used by caravan dealer workshops to a single caravan maintenance engineer.
Contact aide automotive to purchase the TestaTow or ask any further questions.
12 Volt Caravan Electrical Tester

Caravan Electrical Lights Tester
TestaTow Becomes The Ultimate Towing Tester

Trailer Wiring Tester for small Semi Trailers such as Ifor Williams

April 26th, 2017 Comments off

12 Volt Trailer & Caravan Lights Tester

New Product – TestaTow Is A Universal Towing Tester

TestaTow is a 12 Volt portable Trailer Wiring Tester for small Semi Trailers such as Ifor Williams, horse box trailers & Caravans.
TestaTow will also test the towing bar of a vehicle on 13 pin or 7 pin socket towbar versions.
This Trailer Wiring Tester 12 Volt TestaTow is the professionals choice, portable and well constructed the 12 Volt TestaTow quickly tests any trailer without the need of a vehicle or battery. No more carrying car batteries around and DIY wire connections, built in a ergonomic housing TestaTow also test caravans with a fridge battery circuit test.
TestaTow has a radio remote control for vehicle walk round testing and visual rear towing vehicle inspection.
To make TestaTow the one stop towing tester, we have incorporated a Tow Bar Test, with 13 pin and a 7 pin socket. Tow Bar Testing is now part of the statutory MOT test.
Ifor Williams recommend – “For trailers that receive heavy, daily use (such as commercial or plant) it is recommended that a service is carried out once every 6 months or so”
TestaTow can be used by large fleet companies such as facility management to a single caravan maintenance engineer.
To learn more about TestaTow The Ultimate Towing Vehicle 12 Volt Tester, please contact us via our website “aide automotive” or phone 0115 8456471
Tests Semi trailers For Electrical Quaility

Trailer, Caravan Electrical Lights Tester

TowBar Tester Pro Details & Picture

November 14th, 2011 Comments off

With the new requirement of testing 13 Pin tow bar electrics from January 2012, aide automotive have introduced a tester for the “professionals ” The Tow Bar Tester Pro.
Testing 13 pin tow bar electrics will be a growing requirement of the MOT over the next 3 years, with many new cars having  tow bars with 13 pin rather than the 7 pin sockets used in the past. Also, when caravans moved to 13 pin sockets in 2009, many cars had 13 pin sockets installed therefore a number of cars will need testing within 2012 and many more in 2013 / 2014.

As the TowBar Tester Pro is the ultimate towing electrical tester it can also be used to test the positive 12 volt ignition switched live and positive 15 volt ignition live. To complete all tow bar electrical tests the Tow Bar Tester Pro will also test the reverse lamp. As this is the most comprehensive tester on the market, every tow bar test undertaken will leave you satisfied all aspects of the tow bar electrics are working and your customer can tow with confidence.
So with the RIGHT tester there is no chance of wasting time consulting VOSA on erratic test readings, no chance of incorrect failures and also has usages beyond the MOT test.

Contact aide automotive by clicking on 13 Pin Tow Bar Tester.

 

MOT Approved Tow Bar Tester

13 Pin MOT Apporved Tow Bar Tester

Tow Bar Electrical Tester

September 17th, 2011 Comments off

13 Pin Tow Bar Tester For MOT
2012 MOT Requirement for Testing 13 Pin Tow Bars
With the new requirement of testing 13 Pin tow bar electrics from January 20012, aide automotive have introduced a tester for the “professionals “ The Tow Bar Tester Pro.
Testing 13 pin tow bar electrics will be a growing requirement of the MOT over the next 3 years with many new cars having a tow bars with 13 pin rather than the 7 pin socket used in the past. Also when caravans moved to 13 pin sockets in 2009 many cars had 13 pin sockets installed so a number of cars will need testing within 2012 and many more in 2003 and 4.
MOT Garages will need a VOSA approved tester to carry out this test and we believe The Tow Bar Tester Pro is the ultimate tester for testing all old and modern day tow bar systems, The Tow Bar Tester Pro has been designed and produced by industry tow bar electric system leaders Right Connections Ltd to be the best all round tester available.
The Tow Bar Tester Pro is built in a rugged case with actual bulbs to replicate all lights and to test as if a trailer was connected, with this there is no risk of confusion of failure or incorrectly failing a vehicle. Some low cost testers that use LED’s have shown inconsistent results when testing tow bars and indicating faults when there is not! Also found with low cost tester was that if the power line is not present on the tow bar socket then the tester will not work at all!!
Tow Bar Tester Pro incorporates a self test facility as required by VOSA specification, powered from the vehicle with a 13 pin cable long enough to connect to the tow bar socket, the operator will activate all tests via toggle switches on the main control board from the drivers seat.
In addition to the MOT requirement test The Tow Bar Tester Pro will also test the flasher warning system on the towing vehicle, although this is not part of the MOT test as yet, but if it ever becomes so Tow Bar Tester Pro incorporates this test. As the MOT garages have seen over the years, new requirements often have special notice amendments to update the test with unforeseen requirements from the first test specification; we believe this could be the case in the future as under European law there is a legal requirement for flashers on the trailer to be monitored by the towing vehicle for failure.
As the Tow Bar Tester Pro is the ultimate towing electrical tester it can also be used to test the positive 12 volt live and positive 15 volt ignition live, to complete all tow bar electrical tests the Tow Bar Tester Pro will also test the reverse lamp. As this is the most comprehensive tester on the market every  tow bar test undertaken will leave you satisfied all aspects of the tow bar electrics are working and your customer can tow with confidence.
So with the RIGHT tester there is no chance of wasting time consulting VOSA on erratic test readings, no chance of incorrect failures and usages beyond the MOT test.

 

Contact aide automotive to purchase a Tow Bar Tester Pro.

MOT Tow Bar Tester 13 Pin

June 30th, 2011 Comments off

Tow bar testing will be an essential part of the MOT tests from next year, VOSA regulations will come into force on the 1st January 2012 and all
13 pin tow bars on Classes 3, 4, 5 & 7 will need to be tested.
aide automotive are stocking a 13-pin TowBar Tester to check the 13-pin electrical towing sockets fitted to vehicles with tow-bars. If the sockets are faulty, then trailer or caravan lights may not work. The device enables a single MOT Tester to test the 13 pin socket easily and quickly. The hand held casing has been designed to be light weight and tough, with rounded edges to prevent damage should it come into accidental contact with either the vehicle’s bodywork or interior, the display LED’s are bright enough to be seen even in direct sunlight and the lead is a generous 5m long with a rugged, moulded 13pin plug.
Ergonomics and ease of use were a major consideration when the this tester was designed, the smaller thinner case makes the unit easier to
hold, and the recessed self test button helps prevent accidental operation, the intuitive label graphic quickly guides the operator as to which light is being tested as it replicates the rear of a vehicle and the light position.
Priced at £49.99 + vat this tester is ideal for MOT Garages or Prep Garages to carry out the Tow Bar Socket Test.
Contact aide automotive ltd to purchase a 13 Pin TowBar Tester today!

 

MOT Approved Tow Bar Tester

13 Pin Tow Bar Socket Tester

Tow Bar MOT Test

June 25th, 2011 No comments

January sees the introduction of the testing of the 13 pin tow bar socket within the UK MOT scheme.

Reason for Rejection of the 13 Pin Tow Bar would be:

A towbar component insecure, fractured or excessively:

worn,corroded, or damaged.

  • Towbar assembly is attached to the vehicle structure using a mounting,
    support or fixing which is obviously of an inappropriate size or type.
  • Retaining device missing or insecure
  • locking device missing, insecure, inadequate or damaged to the extent that
    its operation is impaired.
  • Excessive play between a detachable tow ball and its receiver socket
  • a quick release mechanism that does not secure the tow ball arm as intended.

Contact aide automotive to see the range of electrical tow bar testers available.

13 Pin Electrical Tow Bar Tester

June 6th, 2011 Comments off

Towbar Testing will be an essential part of the MOT tests from next year, VOSA regulations will come into force on 1st January 2012 and all towbars will need to be tested.

aide automotive are stocking a 13-pin Towbar Tester to check the 13-pin electrical towing sockets fitted to vehicles with tow-bars. If the sockets are faulty, then trailer or caravan lights may not work.

Purchase a VOSA approved 13 Pin Socket Tester from aide automotive today!

Tow Bar Tester 13 Pin

May 26th, 2011 Comments off

From January2012 it is now within the  MOT test to test any car with a 13 pin tow bar socket.

aide automotive are stocking a 13-pin Towbar Tester to check the 13-pin electrical towing sockets fitted to vehicles with tow-bars. If the sockets are faulty, then trailer or caravan lights may not work. This device checks the output from each pin on the socket and determines if it’s working or not

MOT garages need to review this product if booking any car in for an MOT with a TowBar electrical socket.

Contact aide automotive for further information.

Towbar Electrical Socket Testers

June 8th, 2010 No comments
The T Bar Testers are small simple testers for the 12N & 12S Sockets of a car or light commercials tow bar electrical sockets.

Each tester applies a low load test to prove the function of your Black 12N & Grey 12S sockets.

Easy to use and quick, these testers offer a service garage the option to quickly offer customers an extra test to prove the tow bar electrical sockets are working correcrlty.

As most towing people never check or test this socket, a garage can hopefully prevent inconvience to the customer by identifiying a fault before they need the system to tow trailers or caravans.

Priced at £15 + vat each aide automotive are happy to offer a special deal of both testers for £25.00 +vat.

aide automotive also offer a caravan electrical tester and a 12 volt trailer testers.

 

12 N Tow Bar Tester

12 N Tow Bar Tester