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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #850 on: August 01, 2016, 05:46:24 PM »
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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #851 on: August 22, 2016, 05:30:12 PM »
303 suffered a relapse of Mondayitis this morning at Woden Bus Stn

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #852 on: September 06, 2016, 05:04:30 PM »
938 crawling down Yamba this morning with a flashing truck and operations van in tow.
941 having stuff done under the drivers seat with a panel on the right open at Woden

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #853 on: September 06, 2016, 05:34:20 PM »
941 having stuff done under the drivers seat with a panel on the right open at Woden

Flat battery probably...

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #854 on: October 20, 2016, 07:14:03 PM »
Bus 405 was towed from Sulwood Drive Kambah yesterday afternoon.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #855 on: October 25, 2016, 04:37:17 PM »
334 broken down on Sternberg (Wanniassa) this morning at 8:05am, police and transport officers attending

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #856 on: November 07, 2016, 09:29:19 PM »
525 didn't look all too happy leaning over on the new plt 19 of woden interchange this afternoon. As I was waiting at plt 18 , it passed me with the front end down against the road, with what I'd guess was a leaning mechanism failure.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #857 on: November 10, 2016, 02:51:23 AM »
And 524 broke down today in a not-so-convenient spot at City Interchange around peak today.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #858 on: November 23, 2016, 10:32:38 PM »
933 passed through Belconnen Community Station northbound attached to Action's recovery truck, with a following van escort, at 1.19pm today (23rd).

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #859 on: November 26, 2016, 09:03:07 AM »
933 must have had an easily fixed problem. Seen back in service at Plat 1 Westfield Belconnen yesterday (25th) at 5.20pm operating a route 30 service.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #860 on: December 01, 2016, 08:51:12 PM »
Saw a P2 broken down on Athlon close to the Torrens/Farrer intersection. Couldn't quite get the number though, 950 something.

Also is this a new panel on 478?


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Also kinda off topic,
Lol, how'd that get there? Puts a whole new meaning to 'Dinosaur bus' >:D


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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #861 on: December 01, 2016, 09:33:44 PM »


Saw a P2 broken down on Athlon close to the Torrens/Farrer intersection. Couldn't quite get the number though, 950 something.

If that was around 18:00 hours (give or take the breakdown backlog (surely there had to be one)), that would be Bus 951

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #862 on: December 01, 2016, 11:13:56 PM »
Yeah, that would be the one. I was trying to take a photo of it with the van behind, but the shot i got was too blury.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #863 on: December 02, 2016, 07:19:58 AM »
So that's where I left my toy dinosaur...

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #864 on: December 02, 2016, 11:48:05 AM »
Lol, how'd that get there?
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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #865 on: January 30, 2017, 04:29:54 PM »
Currently sitting on 950 which has overheated coming out of Narrabundah Lane. Bus 123 came to the rescue of me & 2 others.
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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #866 on: January 30, 2017, 07:07:01 PM »
On some stop buttons on 622 if you shake ur keys at them the stop light goes ofg


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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #867 on: January 30, 2017, 08:08:01 PM »
On some stop buttons on 622 if you shake ur keys at them the stop light goes ofg

Why would you shake your keys at a stop button?

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #868 on: January 30, 2017, 08:33:18 PM »
Why would you shake your keys at a stop button?
There are a number of things that those on this forum do which are questionable.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #869 on: January 30, 2017, 08:49:18 PM »
Don't know about keys, but I had to press the button at the front seat 11 times the other day before it decided to work...
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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #870 on: January 30, 2017, 09:08:55 PM »
No cause some are not de sensoryized


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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #871 on: January 30, 2017, 10:35:56 PM »
As per the usual,  some bus at Woden didn't want to work around 17:30, so the field van had to go out on a 22.

No idea what bus, I just spotted the field van as I was waiting for my Kentucky Fried Wabbit.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #872 on: February 07, 2017, 07:40:36 PM »
Forgot to mention this, but 342 had an issue with its alarm system yesterday, the one where if the drivers door opens without the park brake on, the voice message goes off - well it was going off constantly and yet the door was shut. It was probably caused by driving over a bump shaking something loose.
It kept repeating over and over for a few minutes before the driver decided to pull over for a moment to try and shut it up lol.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #873 on: February 07, 2017, 11:19:28 PM »
The sensors for these are pretty terrible, once it starts going off you can only stop it by applying the park brake, and with the latest version of the system you will also have to open and close the drivers cab door and apply to park brake to shut up the alarm, however the voice message has been replaced with the sounding of the bus horn repeatedly, and of course the system is just as unreliable as before so you will be driving along and the horn will start sounding until you stop, slam the drivers cab door shut again and apply the park brake.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #874 on: February 18, 2017, 12:17:38 PM »
I haven't had the time to post for a while so a summary from the past week.

Last Thursday, 539 was driving around with a full bus with the back door half open, and 938 operation with the frontmost door open. Don't know why but 2 cases in one day was interesting. 427 has new front and nearside panels, logoless and I seem to recall the windscreen was fleet no. less as well.949 has very noticeable new vibrant (not the lights themselves but the coloured plastic) nearside tail lights.And some new myway error I hadn't seen before on 379 "Bad O/S Signature           Previous O/S Restored          Please Restart"

All I can recall at present
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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #875 on: February 18, 2017, 12:28:09 PM »
Fairly sure 427 has been logo-less (nearside) for quite a while. Not sure about the missing fleet numbers from the windscreen - Belconnen Depot is usually good at replacing those, but I'll look out for it.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #876 on: February 18, 2017, 04:51:35 PM »
These are from yesterday too.

936 had a broken windscreen wiper and...

Opps, that's can't be good :popping:

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #877 on: February 24, 2017, 07:41:50 PM »
I think it was 307 which appeared to have an issue with its diesel cap as it arrived at the City a little while ago.

That also reminds me of something - which I'll ask on the appropriate topic.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #878 on: February 24, 2017, 09:18:03 PM »
A Scania L94UB had trouble waking up in the wee hours this morning. Had to be woken up on Sulwood Dr, Kambah by the mechanics.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #879 on: May 09, 2017, 06:06:06 PM »
913 today the frontmost door was loose, banging open and shut as we went around corners. This was affecting the opening and shutting of the adjacent door, which after I got on would not shut with the bell going off (he pulled the other door half open while pressing the button to close), but a few stops later it wasn't working at all and the driver was having to get out and manually release, open, let people board/disembark, close and reconnect the door. The frontmost door remained loose.
Could be the next one out from Belco.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #880 on: May 09, 2017, 07:42:06 PM »
Reminds me the time 941 had the same issue a few years back

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #881 on: June 05, 2017, 05:12:46 PM »
394 has a green front and black bike racks

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #882 on: June 16, 2017, 06:02:48 PM »
456 also features a green front by yesterday

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #883 on: June 27, 2017, 06:15:30 PM »
The ACTION tow truck was on Callam Street rescuing 305 around 11am this morning.
429 was broken down at Woden Bus Station yesterday morning at a similar time

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #884 on: September 08, 2017, 07:30:45 PM »
550 traveling South on Northbourne seemed to have been involved in a collision around 10:30am with a car doing a right onto Morphett Street across Northbourne.
550 looked alright as my bus sped past but the bike rack may be kaput
The car hadn't fared as well.


There was another crash (3 cars) on Commonwealth avenue this morning near the Parliament House ramp, causing delays of up to 20 minutes on the northbound 300s and 100s

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #885 on: September 08, 2017, 10:38:03 PM »
550 traveling South on Northbourne seemed to have been involved in a collision around 10:30am with a car doing a right onto Morphett Street across Northbourne.
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I was suppose to be meeting a friend who was on that bus, lucky it wasn't more severe.
I was told it was a utility vehicle cutting the bus off - I was misinformed I suppose.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #886 on: October 25, 2017, 09:40:17 PM »
332 broke down on Commonwealth Ave southbound this afternoon. Not sure why, but it broke down in quite an awkward spot, no doubt there were a few back-ups of cars/buses during peak.

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #887 on: December 03, 2017, 08:06:08 PM »
401 has had a buzzer sound replacement, with nothing like ACTION has ever used (to my knowledge)

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Re: Minor Maintenance/Repairs Thread
« Reply #888 on: December 15, 2017, 08:11:50 PM »
The tow truck was in attendance near platform 8 City bus station around 7:15pm today as seen from cooyong st