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Motorhome servicing Aberdeenshire

November 20, 2017 10:40 am Published by Roseisle

Routine motorhome servicing Aberdeenshire check-ups for motor homes and caravans are equal to its MOT or motorhome servicing Aberdeenshire aspects, where electricity, water LPG facets are thoroughly scrutinized for possible risks.

It is too often that unfavorable episodes could occur if these problems are blown off and left unchecked.

Electricity risks can prove to be very difficult and life threatening at exactly the same time. LPG escapes are the same; water flows and/or ingress may be left alone but will definitely prove to be more expensive to fix as time goes on. More than peace of mind is also endangered. What better way to settle the uneasy feeling than having an annual check up from happening to prevent these perilous scenarios?

motorhome servicing Aberdeenshire

Motorhome owners could reason that they use or do not live their caravans that much to warrant the costs of paying for the test, but what they don’t know is that the action of absence could cause built-in issues.

Motorhome Servicing Timeframe

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

During the course of a motorhome servicing service Aberdeenshire, 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 Motorhome Servicing Self-Checks Advocated?
Some camper van or motorhomes owners believe they are able to do a DIY Motorhome Servicing Aberdeenshire inspection using tools they bought off eBay or any other major online market. Skillset, the essential experience and interpretation of results can be lacking while they may have the necessary tools for it, and thus the results could prove to be deceptive and inaccurate.

The questions which should be answered are- Have you got the appropriate tools for carrying out motorhome servicing Aberdeenshire inspection? Do you have 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.

Pass or Fail Certificates

When a motorhome or a caravan is inspected by a professional technician, a file saying which motor home components are checked, and detailed notes of the inspection results will be written on it. Should the tech discover any fault in either of the evaluations, they can establish a future date for a follow up appointment or have it done right then and there.

Motorhome Servicing Aberdeenshire

The habitation service results don’t 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 is equivalent to some mechanical service history for cars.

Motorhome Servicing Cost

Having your motorhome scrutinized with Motorhome Servicing Aberdeenshire can vary extensively by cost; the time spent testing the various aspects (consequently, two to three hours’ time) and by what method the technician on hand scrutinizes these variables, it could be anywhere from £60-100 per hour, determined by the workshop. Including the VAT.

Mechanical Servicing

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 maintenance, caravan owners may also opt in for an oil and filter change; the servicing that is recommended here is according to the motorhome manufacturer’s recommendation and the difference of time in-between total servicings. Caravan owners will be happy to know that the mechanical health check due to their motorhome is free it is taken by them to some workshop for an oil and filter change.

Motorhome Servicing Aberdeenshire

Regular Servicing Advantages

There are a couple things that stand out when considering the need for regular Motorhome Servicing. For one, your security is ensured, and your motorhome’s working state can also be recognized. Prevention of habitation failures or untimely mechanical is also among the most important advantages in keeping your caravan. Habitation services are vital because they contain essential security checks for example a Gas Safety Check and a Carbon Monoxide check. Furthermore, the caravan owners keep great records in habitation warranty, as failure in yearly habitation service reviews could possibly invalidate your guarantee and terms of manufacturer guarantees; 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.

Motorhome Servicing – Body Repairs, Accessories and MOT

We can also do body repairs, MOTs and appropriate 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 available for Mechanical and Habitation Servicing.

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