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Campervan servicing Motherwell

November 20, 2017 11:00 am Published by Roseisle

Routine campervan servicing Motherwell check-ups for motor homes and caravans are comparable to its MOT or motorhome servicing Motherwell aspects, where electricity, water LPG aspects are completely scrutinized for potential dangers.

It is too frequently that unfavorable events could occur if these issues are ignored and left unchecked.

Electricity hazards can prove to be quite annoying and life-threatening at the same time. LPG leaks are the same; water escapes and/or ingress may be left but will definitely prove to be more expensive as time goes on to fix. More than that, peace of mind is also endangered. What better means to settle the uneasy feeling than having an annual checkup to prevent these serious scenarios from happening?

campervan servicing Motherwell

Motorhome owners could reason that they use or don’t dwell their caravans 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 inherent problems.

Campervan Servicing Timeframe

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

During the course of a motorhome servicing service Motherwell, 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 Motherwell inspection using tools they bought off eBay or any other major online market. Skillset, the required experience and interpretation of results can be lacking, while they may have the essential tools for it, and thus the results could end up being erroneous and deceptive.

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

People who have the right tools for an exhaustive motorhome service review, coupled by prerequisite skills and the know how to interpret the results accurately may proceed and do it, but remember that this could void your warrant provisions because the record needs the habitation service to be finished by a certified professional or the selling agent themselves.

Pass or Fail Certificates

A document saying which motor home components have been assessed when a motorhome or a caravan is inspected by an expert technician, and comprehensive notes of the review results will be written on it. Should the technician discover any fault in either of the evaluations, they could set a future date for a follow-up appointment or have it done there and right then.

Campervan Servicing Motherwell

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 will be equivalent to a mechanical service history for autos.

Campervan Servicing Cost

Having your campervan scrutinized with Campervan Servicing Motherwell can vary broadly by price; the time spent testing the various aspects (hence, two to three hours’ time) and the way the tech on hand scrutinizes these variables, it could be anywhere from £60-100 per hour, based on the workshop. Including the VAT.

Mechanical Servicing

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

Campervan Servicing Motherwell

Regular Servicing Advantages

There are a number of things that stand out when considering the significance of regular Motorhome Servicing. For one, your security is ensured, and your motorhome’s working state is also recognized. Prevention of untimely mechanical or habitation failures can also be among the most significant benefits in keeping your caravan. Habitation services are essential because they comprise essential security tests including a Carbon Monoxide test and a Gas Safety Check. Moreover, records that are good are maintained by the caravan owners in terms of manufacturer guarantees and habitation warranty, as failure in annual habitation service inspections could potentially invalidate your warranty; 3 years for new motorhomes and 10 years for water ingress. You can maintain a great 3-year warranty that is mechanical 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 appropriate in a wide variety 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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