Pete Edwards - Mobile Caravan Engineer

Telephone: 01733 889734

Mobile: 0782 4819384

Caravan and Motor home Service and Safety Check Peterborough Cambridgeshire UK

Service and Safety Check Schedule


Bodywork Exterior

  • Check condition and security of body panels
  • Check operation of door locks, catches and hinges and lubricate
  • Check condition and security of all trims, inserts and sealants
  • Check windows and seals for damage
  • Check condition and security of grab handles
  • Check security of body attachments (ladders, aerials, cycle racks etc)

Bodywork Interior

  • Damp meter test
  • Check floor for delamination
  • Check operation of cupboard hinges, catches, locks and stays
  • Check operation and condition of all window catches, stays and seals
  • Check operation and security of all skylights
  • Check operation of blinds and fly screens. Adjust if required
  • Check fixed ventilation openings for free flow of air

Water System and Appliances

  • Check operation and condition of water pump
  • Check operation of pressure switch and adjust if required
  • Check condition of water filter and housing (replace filter if required)
  • Check operation of taps and shower fittings (including external taps if fitted)
  • Check overall condition of fresh and waste water pipes and fittings
  • Check toilet for operation and condition of seal, blade and flush
  • Check drain plugs for seal and operation (Drain down system in winter)

Gas Supply and Appliances

  • Fridge not serviced unless requested
  • Check regulator performance and carry out leak test
  • Check condition and date of flexible hose
  • Check condition and security of all pipe work
  • Check condition of LPG sticker on locker and security of gas bottles
  • Check gas dispersal holes for obstructions
  • Check fridge ignition, FFD and cooling
  • Check operation of cooker, hob and oven. Ignition, flame and FFD
  • Check operation of space heater. Ignition, flame, FFD and CO room test
  • Check operation of water heater. Ignition, flame, FFD and heating
  • Check condition of external gas point if fitted

Electrical Systems 240v

  • Check condition of inlet plug and hook up cable (when available)
  • Operation of RCD, MCB’s and earth bonding
  • Check condition of wiring, sockets and fixed connections
  • Check operation of battery charger
  • Check mains operation of fridge
  • Check mains operation of cooker and hob
  • Check mains operation of water heater
  • Check mains operation of space heater

Electrical Systems 12v

  • Check condition of 12N and 12S plugs and cables
  • Check condition and operation of road lights and reflectors
  • Check condition of wiring, sockets and fuses
  • Check functions of 12S system ( charging, fridge, lights etc)
  • Check condition of battery. Clean and lubricate terminals
  • Check operation of all 12v lights including awning light
  • Check blown air system

Fire and safety

  • Check condition of security, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
  • Check condition, type and expiry date of fire extinguisher
  • Check condition and location of fire blanket
  • Check operation, function and safety of DIY additions

Chassis and Running Gear

  • Check coupling head and safety catch for wear and lubricate if required
  • Check and clean pads on ball acting stabiliser
  • Check condition and routing of breakaway cable and clip
  • Check operation of overrun piston and lubricate
  • Check operation of jockey wheel clean and lubricate
  • Check operation of handbrake and lubricate
  • Check brake rods, cables and supports
  • Remove wheels and check tyres for wear, damage, age and pressure
  • Remove brake drums check bearings, seals and linings. Clean and lubricate
  • Replace drum with new split pin or one shot nut and torque as required
  • Adjust brakes at drum and check free play in the linkage and at handbrake
  • Replace road wheels and torque wheel nuts / bolts to manufacturers settings
  • Check condition and security of chassis and attachment to body
  • Check operation of suspension assemblies
  • Check corner steadies operation and lubricate
  • Check spare wheel carrier and folding step for operation and lubricate

A FULL WATER INGRESS (DAMP) REPORT AND CARBON MONOXIDE TEST AND REPORT IS INCLUDED WITH YOUR SERVICE

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