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Campervan servicing Blackburn

November 20, 2017 11:00 am Published by Roseisle

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

While the motorhome servicing Blackburn itself is not a stringent requirement in the legal side of things, any motorhome or caravan owner would know better than to drive around the state in a vehicle that lacks an annual certificate for motorhome servicing Blackburn. It is too frequently that unfavorable incidents could occur if these problems are disregarded and left unchecked.

Electricity hazards can prove to be quite annoying and life threatening at the same time. LPG flows are the same; ingress or water escapes may be left alone but will certainly prove to be more expensive to fix as time goes on. More than that, peace of mind is also endangered. What better way to settle the uncomfortable feeling than having an annual check up to prevent these perilous situations from happening?

campervan servicing Blackburn

Motorhome owners could reason that their caravans do not reside or use that much to warrant the costs of paying for the test, but what they do not understand is that the act of shortage itself could cause dilemmas that are constitutional.

Campervan Servicing Timeframe

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

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

  • 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?
Some camper van or motorhomes owners believe they are able to do a DIY Campervan Servicing Blackburn inspection using tools they bought off eBay or any other important on-line market. While they may have the necessary tools for it, the essential experience, skillset and interpretation of results can be lacking, and thus the results could end up being inaccurate and deceptive.

The questions which should be answered are- Have you got the appropriate tools for carrying out motorhome servicing Blackburn review? Do you have the skillset and knowledge for it? Even if you have answered “yes” to both of them, having your motorhome inspected by a licensed technician can prove to be better than doing it yourself.

Pass or Fail Certificates

When a caravan or a motorhome is scrutinized by a professional tech, a file stating which motor home components are assessed, and comprehensive notes of the inspection results will be written on it. Should the tech discover any fault in either of the tests, they can establish a future date for a follow up appointment or have it done there and right then.

Campervan Servicing Blackburn

The habitation service results do not get sent to a centralized database, but it will be for your safekeeping. It may be used by you in the future should you need an audit trail of your camper home history, which can be equivalent to a mechanical service history for cars.

Campervan Servicing Cost

Having your campervan scrutinized with Campervan Servicing Blackburn can fluctuate widely by price; the time spent testing the various aspects (thus, two to three hours’ time) and by what method the technician on hand scrutinizes these factors, 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 sooner if the caravan has reached 30k in mileage. The mpg takes a toll on chassis and the motorhome’s engine, which is where the mechanical servicing is mainly carried out. During this maintenance, caravan owners may also opt in for an oil and filter change; the servicing that is recommended here is according to the motorhome manufacturer’s recommendation and the gap of time in-between complete servicings. Caravan owners will be pleased to understand that the mechanical health check due to their motorhome is free it is taken by them to some workshop for an oil and filter change.

Campervan Servicing Blackburn

Routine Servicing Benefits

There are a couple of things that stand out when considering the importance of routine Motorhome Servicing. Your security is ensured, and your motorhome’s working state can also be recognized. Prevention of habitation failures or untimely mechanical is also one of the most important advantages in preserving your caravan. Habitation services are critical because they contain essential security tests such as a Carbon Monoxide check and a Gas Security Test. You can keep a good 3-year guarantee that is mechanical by having it serviced by the end of the second year.

Campervan Servicing – Body Repairs, MOT and Accessories

We can also do body repairs, MOTs and appropriate in a wide range of caravan accessories and addons including 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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