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Motorhome servicing Ayr

November 20, 2017 10:39 am Published by Roseisle

Regular motorhome servicing Ayr check-ups for caravans and motor homes are equal to its MOT or motorhome servicing Ayr facets, where electricity, water LPG facets are thoroughly scrutinized for potential risks.

It is too frequently that negative events could occur if these issues are blown off and left unchecked.

Electricity dangers can prove to be quite troublesome and life-threatening at precisely the same time. LPG flows are the same; water escapes and/or ingress may be left but will definitely prove to be more expensive as time goes on to repair. More than peace of mind is also compromised. What better means to settle the uncomfortable feeling than having an annual checkup to prevent these perilous scenarios from happening?

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Motorhome owners could reason that their caravans don’t dwell or use that much to justify the costs of paying for the test, but what they don’t know is that the action of absence itself could cause problems that are built-in.

Motorhome Servicing Timeframe

A good, exhaustive habitation service may take up to 3 hours, depending on the vehicle (caravans take a little more). The tech test if they are up to standards and will inspect all the important aspects of your motor home.

During the course of a motorhome servicing service Ayr, these aspects of a motor home or a camper van are inspected:

  • Damp Test (to check for possible water ingress)
  • Flyscreens and Blind inspection/ Fittings and Fixtures/ Delamination test
  • General Bodywork. Includes Ladders, Cycle Rack, Aircon, Satellite Systems, Windows and Door inspection, Locks and Catches
  • Fire and Safety Check. Fire Blankets, Fire Extinguisher and Carbon Monoxide/ Smoke alarms inspected
  • Ventilation such as roofs, roof lights and other sources of ventilation
  • Water Systems. Includes toilet operation, Waste water systems and water pump maintenance
  • Gas Systems. Gas appliances, a Gas Leak test and Hose condition and age
  • Sockets. 12v sockets and all other socket add-ons
  • Electrical Systems
  • 12v and 230v sockets inspected, Electric Step test, RCDs, Lighting, overall battery condition, and a test whether to see if the charging circuit operates and functions correctly.

Underbody visual inspection

Are Motorhome Servicing Self-Checks Advocated?
Motorhomes owners or some camper van believe they can do a DIY Motorhome Servicing Ayr inspection using tools they bought off eBay or any other important on-line market. While they may have the needed tools for it, skillset, the essential expertise and interpretation of results can be lacking, and thus the results could end up being inaccurate and deceptive.

The questions that should be answered are- Have you got the proper tools for carrying out motorhome servicing Ayr inspection? Do you have knowledge and the skillset for it?

Pass or Fail Certificates

When a motorhome or a caravan is scrutinized by a specialist tech, a document saying which motor home parts are assessed, and detailed notes of the review results will be written on it. Should the technician discover any fault in either of the evaluations, they can establish a future date for a follow-up appointment or have it done there and right then.

Motorhome Servicing Ayr

The habitation service results don’t get sent to a centralized database, but it’ll be for your safekeeping. It may be used by you should you want an audit trail of your camper home history, which is equivalent to a mechanical service history for cars.

Motorhome Servicing Cost

Having your motorhome inspected with Motorhome Servicing Ayr can fluctuate broadly by price; the time spent testing the various facets (hence, two to three hours’ time) and how a technician on hand scrutinizes these factors, it could be anywhere from £60-100 per hour, determined by the workshop. This includes the VAT.

Mechanical Servicing

Mechanical servicing should be done at least once every 2 to 3 years, or sooner if the caravan has already reached 30k in mpg. The mileage takes a toll on chassis and the motorhome’s engine, which will be where the mechanical servicing is largely carried out. Caravan owners will be happy to know that the mechanical health check for their motorhome is free they take it into a workshop for an oil and filter change.

Motorhome Servicing Ayr

Routine Servicing Benefits

There are a couple of things that stand out when considering the importance of regular Motorhome Servicing. Your safety is ensured, and your motorhome’s working condition can also be recognized. Prevention of untimely mechanical or habitation failures is also among the most significant advantages in preserving your caravan. Habitation services are essential because they include essential security checks like a Carbon Monoxide check and a Gas Security Test. Additionally, the caravan owners keep good records in habitation warranty, as your warranty could be potentially invalidated by failure in annual habitation service inspections and terms of manufacturer guarantees; 3 years for new motorhomes and 10 years for water ingress. You can maintain a good 3-year mechanical warranty by having it serviced by the end of the second year.

Motorhome Servicing – Body Repairs, Accessories and MOT

We can also do body repairs, MOTs and fit in an extensive range of caravan accessories and addons like Gaslow systems, air conditioning units, TV and aerial satellites, bike racks, rear-view cameras, tracking devices and alarm systems and awnings aside from being available for Mechanical and Habitation Servicing.

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