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Campervan servicing Ayrshire

November 20, 2017 10:59 am Published by Roseisle

Regular campervan servicing Ayrshire check-ups for motor homes and caravans are comparable to its MOT or motorhome servicing Ayrshire facets, where electricity, water LPG facets are completely inspected for possible dangers.

While the motorhome servicing Ayrshire itself isn’t a stringent requirement in the legal side of things, any motorhome or caravan owner would know better than to drive around the country in a vehicle that lacks an annual certificate for motorhome servicing Ayrshire. It is too often that negative incidents could happen if these problems are ignored and left unchecked.

Electricity hazards can prove to be very annoying and life threatening at the exact same time. LPG flows are the same; ingress and water escapes may be left but will definitely prove to be more expensive as time goes on to fix. More than peace of mind is also undermined. What better way to settle the uncomfortable feeling than having an annual checkup to prevent these dangerous situations from happening?

campervan servicing Ayrshire

Motorhome owners could reason that their caravans do not live or use that much to justify the costs of paying for the test, but what they don’t know is that the act of deficiency could cause constitutional issues.

Campervan Servicing Timeframe

A great, exhaustive habitation service may take up to 3 hours, determined by the vehicle (caravans take a bit more). The tech test if they are up to standards and will inspect all the important facets of your motor home.

During the course of a motorhome servicing service Ayrshire, these facets 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 Campervan Servicing Self-Checks Recommended?
Motorhomes owners or some camper van believe they can do a DIY Campervan Servicing Ayrshire inspection using tools they bought off eBay or any other leading on-line marketplace. Skillset, the required experience and interpretation of results can be lacking, while they may have the necessary tools for it, and thus the results could prove to be erroneous and deceptive.

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

People who have the proper tools for an exhaustive motorhome service review, coupled by prerequisite skills and the know how to interpret the results accurately may go ahead and do it, but remember that this could invalidate your warrant provisions because the document demands the habitation service to be completed by a certified professional or the selling agent themselves.

Pass or Fail Certificates

A file saying which motor home parts have been checked when a caravan or a motorhome is inspected by a specialist technician, and detailed notes of the inspection results will be written on it. Should the tech discover any fault in either of the tests, they are able to establish a future date for a follow up appointment or have it done there and right then.

Campervan Servicing Ayrshire

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

Campervan Servicing Cost

Having your campervan inspected with Campervan Servicing Ayrshire can fluctuate extensively by cost; the time spent testing the various aspects (thus, two to three hours’ time) and how the tech on hand scrutinizes these variables, it could be anywhere from £60-100 per hour, depending on the workshop. This includes the VAT.

Mechanical Servicing

Mechanical servicing should be done at least one time every 2 to 3 years, or earlier if the caravan has reached 30k in mpg. The mpg takes a toll on the motorhome’s engine and chassis, which is where the mechanical servicing is largely carried out. Caravan owners will be pleased to understand that the mechanical health check because of their motorhome is free it is taken by them to some workshop for an oil and filter change.

Campervan Servicing Ayrshire

Routine Servicing Advantages

There are a number of things that stand out when considering the need for regular Motorhome Servicing. Your safety is ensured, and the working state of your motorhome is also recognized. Prevention of habitation failures or untimely mechanical is also among the most significant advantages in maintaining your caravan. Habitation services are critical because they contain vital security tests including a Gas Security Check and a Carbon Monoxide check. Also, records that are great are maintained by the caravan owners when it comes to manufacturer guarantees and habitation warranty, as failure in annual habitation service inspections could potentially invalidate your guarantee; 3 years for new motorhomes and 10 years for water ingress. You can maintain a great 3-year mechanical guarantee by having it serviced at the end of the second year.

Campervan Servicing – Body Repairs, MOT and Accessories

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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