Roseisle Motorhomes For Sale
Call us on 0131 653 5023

Campervan servicing Newton Stewart

November 20, 2017 11:00 am Published by Roseisle

Regular campervan servicing Newton Stewart checkups for motor homes and caravans are equal to its MOT or motorhome servicing Newton Stewart aspects, where electricity, water LPG facets are thoroughly inspected for possible dangers.

It’s too frequently that unfavorable episodes could occur if these problems are ignored and left unchecked.

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

campervan servicing Newton Stewart

Motorhome owners could reason that their caravans use or don’t live that much to warrant the costs of paying for the test, but what they do not understand is that built-in dilemmas could be caused by the act of dearth.

Campervan Servicing Timeframe

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

During the course of a motorhome servicing service Newton Stewart, 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 Campervan Servicing Self-Checks Urged?
Some camper van or motorhomes owners believe they can do a DIY Campervan Servicing Newton Stewart inspection using tools they bought off eBay or any other leading online market. While they may have the necessary tools for it, the needed experience, skillset and interpretation of results can be lacking, and therefore the results could end up being deceptive and wrong.

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

People who have the appropriate tools for an exhaustive motorhome service inspection, coupled by prerequisite skills and the know-how to interpret the results accurately may go ahead and do it, but remember that this could void your warrant terms because the document requires the habitation service to be finished by a certified professional or the selling agent themselves.

Pass or Fail Certificates

A record saying which motor home components are assessed when a caravan or a motorhome is inspected by an expert tech, and detailed notes of the review results will be written on it. Should the tech find any fault in either of the tests, they are able to set a future date for a follow up appointment or have it done there and right then.

Campervan Servicing Newton Stewart

The habitation service results don’t get sent to a centralized database, but it will be for your safekeeping. You may use it in the future should you want 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 Newton Stewart can vary widely by cost; the time spent testing the various facets (therefore, two to three hours’ time) and how the technician on hand inspects these variables, it could be anywhere from £60-100 per hour, according to the workshop. Including the VAT.

Mechanical Servicing

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

Campervan Servicing Newton Stewart

Regular Servicing Benefits

There are a few things that stand out when considering the need for routine Motorhome Servicing. Your safety is ensured, and your motorhome’s working condition can also be established. Prevention of untimely mechanical or habitation failures can also be one of the most significant advantages in keeping your caravan. Habitation services are crucial because they comprise vital security tests like a Gas Safety Test and a Carbon Monoxide test. Furthermore, records that are good are maintained by the caravan owners when it comes to manufacturer warranties and habitation guarantee, as failure in yearly habitation service inspections could potentially invalidate your guarantee; 3 years for new motorhomes and 10 years for water ingress. You can keep a great 3-year mechanical warranty 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 a wide range of caravan accessories and addons for example Gaslow systems, air-conditioning units, TV and aerial satellites, bike racks, rear-view cameras, tracking devices and alarm systems and awnings aside from being accessible for Mechanical and Habitation Servicing.

Call The Campervan Servicing Experts on 0131 653 5023

Booking Enquiries

Aftercare services

Accreditations

Gas Safe
Independently Assessed
Truma
NCC