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Campervan servicing West Calder

November 20, 2017 11:00 am Published by Roseisle

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

It’s too often that negative events could happen if these problems are disregarded and left unchecked.

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

campervan servicing West Calder

Motorhome owners could reason that they use or do not dwell their caravans that much to warrant the costs of paying for the test, but what they don’t understand 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, determined by the vehicle (caravans take a bit longer). The technician will inspect all the major aspects of your motor home and test if they’re up to standards.

During the course of a motorhome servicing service West Calder, 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 Urged?
Some camper van or motorhomes owners believe they are able to do a DIY Campervan Servicing West Calder review using tools they bought off eBay or any other major on-line marketplace. While they may have the needed tools for it, skillset, the needed expertise and interpretation of results can be lacking, and therefore the results could end up being inaccurate and deceptive.

The questions that should be answered are- Do you have the proper tools for carrying out motorhome servicing West Calder inspection? Do you have knowledge and the skillset for it?

People that 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 invalidate your warrant terms because the file demands the habitation service to be finished by a certified professional or the selling agent themselves.

Pass or Fail Certificates

When a caravan or a motorhome is inspected by a specialist technician, a file stating which motor home components have been assessed, and detailed notes of the review results will be written on it. Should the tech discover any fault in either of the tests, they could set a future date for a follow up appointment or have it done there and right then.

Campervan Servicing West Calder

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 want an audit trail of your camper home history, which is equivalent to your mechanical service history for cars.

Campervan Servicing Cost

Having your campervan scrutinized with Campervan Servicing West Calder can fluctuate widely by cost; the time spent testing the various aspects (thus, two to three hours’ time) and by what method the technician on hand inspects these variables, it could be anywhere from £60-100 per hour, based on the workshop. This includes 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. The mileage takes a toll on the engine and chassis, which is where the mechanical servicing is largely carried out of the motorhome. Caravan owners will be pleased to understand that the mechanical health check due to their motorhome is free it is taken by them to a workshop for an oil and filter change.

Campervan Servicing West Calder

Regular Servicing Gains

There are a few things that stand out when considering the importance of routine Motorhome Servicing. 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 advantages in keeping your caravan. Habitation services are vital because they contain essential safety tests like a Gas Security Test and a Carbon Monoxide test. You can keep a great 3-year mechanical warranty by having it serviced at the conclusion of the second year.

Campervan Servicing – Body Repairs, MOT and Accessories

We can also do body repairs, MOTs and fit in a broad 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 accessible for Mechanical and Habitation Servicing.

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