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Motorhome servicing West Calder

November 20, 2017 10:40 am Published by Roseisle

Regular motorhome servicing West Calder check ups for motor homes and caravans are comparable to its MOT or motorhome servicing West Calder aspects, where electricity, water LPG facets are thoroughly scrutinized for possible risks.

It is too frequently that unfavorable incidents could occur if these issues are blown off and left unchecked.

Electricity hazards can prove to be very difficult and life-threatening at the exact 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 undermined. What better means to settle the uncomfortable feeling than having an annual check-up to prevent these perilous scenarios from happening?

motorhome 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 evaluation, but what they don’t know is that the act of absence itself 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 more). The tech test if they’re up to standards and will scrutinize all the major aspects of your motor home.

During the course of a motorhome servicing service West Calder, 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 Motorhome Servicing Self-Checks Recommended?
Motorhomes owners or some camper van believe they can do a DIY Motorhome Servicing West Calder review using tools they bought off eBay or any other important on-line marketplace. While they may have the essential tools for it, skillset, the essential expertise and interpretation of results can be lacking, and thus the results could prove to be deceptive and erroneous.

The questions which should be answered are- Do you have the right tools for carrying out motorhome servicing West Calder inspection? Do you have knowledge and the skillset for it? Even if you’ve replied “yes” to both of them, having your motorhome inspected by a licensed technician can prove to be better than doing it yourself.

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

Pass or Fail Certificates

A file saying which motor home parts are checked, when a caravan or a motorhome is inspected by a professional technician, and detailed notes of the review results will be written on it. Should the technician find 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 West Calder

The habitation service results do not get sent to a centralized database, but it will be for your safekeeping. You may utilize it should you want an audit trail of your camper home history, which will be equivalent to a mechanical service history for cars.

Motorhome Servicing Cost

Having your motorhome inspected with Motorhome Servicing West Calder can fluctuate broadly by price; the time spent testing the various facets (therefore, two to three hours’ time) and by what method the tech on hand scrutinizes these factors, it could be anywhere from £60-100 per hour, determined by 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 reached 30k in mileage. The mileage takes a toll on chassis and the motorhome’s engine, which is where the mechanical servicing is mainly carried out. Caravan owners will be pleased to know that the mechanical health check for their motorhome is free it is taken by them to a workshop for an oil and filter change.

Motorhome Servicing West Calder

Regular Servicing Benefits

There are a few things that stand out when considering the importance of routine Motorhome Servicing. For one, your security is ensured, and the working state of your motorhome is also recognized. Prevention of habitation failures or untimely mechanical is also among the most important benefits in preserving your caravan. Habitation services are essential because they contain essential safety checks like a Gas Safety Test and a Carbon Monoxide test. Also, the caravan owners maintain records that are great when it comes to manufacturer guarantees and habitation guarantee, as your guarantee could be possibly invalidated by failure in annual habitation service inspections; 3 years for new motorhomes and 10 years for water ingress. You can maintain a good 3-year warranty that is mechanical by having it serviced by the end of the second year.

Motorhome Servicing – Body Repairs, Accessories and MOT

We can also do body repairs, MOTs and fit in an extensive variety of caravan accessories and addons like 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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