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Campervan servicing St Andrews

November 20, 2017 11:00 am Published by Roseisle

Regular campervan servicing St Andrews check-ups for caravans and motor homes are equal to its MOT or motorhome servicing St Andrews aspects, where electricity, water LPG facets are thoroughly scrutinized for potential risks.

It’s too often that unfavorable incidents could happen if these problems are blown off and left unchecked.

Electricity risks can prove to be quite troublesome and life threatening at the exact same time. LPG escapes are the same; water escapes and/or ingress may be left but will definitely prove to be more costly as time goes on to repair. More than that, peace of mind is also compromised. What better means to settle the uneasy feeling than having an annual check-up to prevent these serious scenarios from happening?

campervan servicing St Andrews

Motorhome owners could reason that their caravans don’t live or use that much to warrant the costs of paying for the evaluation, but what they don’t know is that the action of lack itself could cause constitutional issues.

Campervan Servicing Timeframe

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

During the course of a motorhome servicing service St Andrews, 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-Tests Recommended?
Some camper van or motorhomes owners believe they can do a DIY Campervan Servicing St Andrews review using tools they bought off eBay or any other important on-line market. Skillset, the essential experience and interpretation of results can be lacking while they may have the essential tools for it, and thus the results could prove to be misleading and wrong.

The questions that should be answered are- Have you got the right tools for carrying out motorhome servicing St Andrews 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

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

Campervan Servicing St Andrews

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

Campervan Servicing Cost

Having your campervan inspected with Campervan Servicing St Andrews can fluctuate widely by cost; the time spent testing the various aspects (thus, two to three hours’ time) and by what method the 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 once every 2 to 3 years, or earlier if the caravan has already reached 30k in mileage. A toll is taken by the mileage on the motorhome’s engine and chassis, which is where the mechanical servicing is largely carried out. Caravan owners will be happy to understand that a mechanical health check because of their motorhome is free they take it to a workshop for an oil and filter change.

Campervan Servicing St Andrews

Regular Servicing Benefits

There are a couple things that stand out when considering the importance of regular Motorhome Servicing. For one, your safety is ensured, and the working condition of your motorhome can also be established. Prevention of untimely mechanical or habitation failures is also among the most important benefits in preserving your caravan. Habitation services are vital because they include critical security checks including a Carbon Monoxide check and a Gas Security Test. Also, great records are maintained by the caravan owners in terms of manufacturer warranties and habitation guarantee, as your guarantee could be possibly invalidated by failure in yearly habitation service reviews; 3 years for new motorhomes and 10 years for water ingress. You can keep a great 3-year mechanical warranty 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 fit in a wide range of caravan accessories and addons such as 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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