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Campervan servicing Cumbernauld

November 20, 2017 11:00 am Published by Roseisle

Regular campervan servicing Cumbernauld check ups for motor homes and caravans are comparable to its MOT or motorhome servicing Cumbernauld facets, where electricity, water LPG aspects are thoroughly inspected for potential risks.

While the motorhome servicing Cumbernauld 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 country in a vehicle that lacks an annual certificate for motorhome servicing Cumbernauld. It’s too often that unfavorable incidents could occur if these issues are ignored and left unchecked.

Electricity hazards can end up being very troublesome and life threatening at exactly the same time. LPG escapes are the same; ingress or water flows may be left but will surely prove to be more expensive as time goes on to fix. More than that, peace of mind is also compromised. What better way to settle the uncomfortable feeling than having an annual check-up to prevent these dangerous scenarios from happening?

campervan servicing Cumbernauld

Motorhome owners could reason that they do not reside or use their caravans that much to justify the costs of paying for the test, but what they don’t understand is that the act of lack could cause issues that are built-in.

Campervan Servicing Timeframe

A good, exhaustive habitation service may take up to 3 hours, determined by the vehicle (caravans take a little more). The technician 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 Cumbernauld, these facets 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-Tests Advocated?
Some camper van or motorhomes owners believe they are able to do a DIY Campervan Servicing Cumbernauld review using tools they bought off eBay or any other leading online market. Skillset, the required expertise and interpretation of results can be lacking while they may have the necessary tools for it, and thus the results could prove to be wrong and misleading.

The questions which should be answered are- Do you have the proper tools for carrying out motorhome servicing Cumbernauld inspection? Do you have the skillset and knowledge for it? Even if you’ve replied “yes” to both of them, having your motorhome scrutinized by an accredited technician can prove to be better than doing it yourself.

Individuals who have the proper tools for an exhaustive motorhome service review, coupled by pre requisite skills and the know how to interpret the results correctly may proceed and do it, but remember that this could void your warrant terms because the record requires the habitation service to be finished by a certified professional or the selling agent themselves.

Pass or Fail Certificates

A document stating which motor home components are assessed, when a caravan or a motorhome is inspected by a specialist tech, and detailed notes of the inspection results will be written on it. Should the technician find any fault in either of the tests, they can establish a future date for a follow up appointment or have it done right then and there.

Campervan Servicing Cumbernauld

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 need an audit trail of your camper home history, which will be equivalent to your mechanical service history for autos.

Campervan Servicing Cost

Having your campervan scrutinized with Campervan Servicing Cumbernauld can fluctuate extensively by price; the time spent testing the various facets (consequently, two to three hours’ time) and how a tech on hand inspects these factors, it could be anywhere from £60-100 per hour, determined by the workshop. Including the VAT.

Mechanical Servicing

Mechanical servicing should be done at least one time every 2 to 3 years, or sooner if the caravan has already reached 30k in mpg. A toll is taken by the mileage on the motorhome’s engine and chassis, which will be where the mechanical servicing is mostly carried out. During this care, caravan owners may also opt in for a filter and oil 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 for his or her motorhome is free whenever it is taken by them to some workshop for an oil and filter change.

Campervan Servicing Cumbernauld

Regular Servicing Gains

There are several things that stand out when considering the significance of routine Motorhome Servicing. Your security is ensured, and your motorhome’s working state is also established. Prevention of habitation failures or untimely mechanical is also one of the most important benefits in maintaining your caravan. Habitation services are critical because they contain vital security tests such as a Carbon Monoxide check and a Gas Security Check. Also, the caravan owners keep good records in habitation guarantee, as failure in annual habitation service reviews could potentially invalidate your warranty and terms of manufacturer guarantees; 3 years for new motorhomes and 10 years for water ingress. You can keep a great 3-year warranty that is mechanical by having it serviced at the end of the second year.

Campervan Servicing – Body Repairs, Accessories and MOT

We can also do body repairs, MOTs and fit in an extensive 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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