Why You Should Keep Track of Your Caravan's Maintenance

Why You Should Keep Track of Your Caravan's Maintenance

Maintaining and servicing your Caravan is an essential component of ensuring a safe vacation. RVs and vans, like homes, require routine maintenance to ensure that everything is in working order and that your travels are stress-free.

When was the last time you maintained your Caravan, camper trailer, motorhome, or camper van?

Caravan and RV maintenance is critical and something you should avoid overlooking. The first service and the annual service are the two forms of caravan servicing. Generally, the first service is within the first 12 months of ownership or after the RV or Caravan has travelled roughly 2000 kilometres. The servicing frequently brings to light any symptoms of unusual weakness or any reservations you may have about the RV. At least once a year or every 10,000 kilometres, A service centre should service your vehicle. Even if your RV or Caravan has been dormant for some time, you should still give it the attention it needs to save you time and money in the long term. For added peace of mind, have an expert service person assist you with your service.

RV in for service

You can do certain things in the short term to assist and lessen the amount of maintenance your RV or Caravan requires.

  1. We recommend storing your RV or Caravan in an undercover area or beneath a caravan cover if you don't use it very often. Protect your Caravan from the elements and lessen the chance of harm from falling debris by covering it.
  2. In Australia, poor tyre care is one of the most common causes of caravan accidents. The condition of your caravan and motorhome tyres will be affected by age, exposure to the sun, and road wear. It's time to replace your tyres if you notice any cracks or anything strange about them. Even if they don't appear to exhibit symptoms of wear and tear, avoid using tyres that are more than five years old. You won't have to change a tyre on the side of the road if you use them.
  3. Allowing dirt to build upon your Caravan can lead to severe surface damage. Cleaning your Caravan is not the first thing you want to do when you return home, but allowing dirt to build upon your Caravan can lead to severe surface damage. Before putting the RV away until your next vacation, ensure you have the right cleaning tools and agents and that it gets cleaned correctly.
  4. Have your service centre examine leaks in caravan doors and window seals regularly. The older the seal, the more likely it is to leak or crack after exposure to hot, dry, and dusty conditions. If you discover a leak, your service representative will be able to assist you with installing new seals.

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