Full Caravan Service
Our full caravan service will make sure your caravan is safe. The service involves through testing of the tow hitch, chassis, brakes and running gear, as well as your gas system, appliances, electrical system, water system and provides a damp report. Body work is also checked, windows and doors and floor is checked for delamination.
We always recommend a yearly check to ensure everything is as it should be, keeping you safe and ensuring any issues are picked up before they become a major issue. Many manufacturers’ warranties require a yearly check. This comprehensive service not only makes sure that your caravan is roadworthy; it provides a service history if carried out on a yearly basis.
What’s Checked upon a Full Caravan Service?
Chassis Service (Caravans and Braked Trailers)
A Chassis Services makes sure that your caravan or trailer is roadworthy and safe.
This check involves checking the tow hitch, breakaway cables, road lights and reflectors, and brakes. Hubs are removed and brakes are cleaned and brake lining checked for wear. New hub nuts (known as one shot nuts) are installed and hub and wheels are tightened to the correct torque setting. Tyres are checked for age and condition and the chassis and hitch are lubricated as required.
The chassis service can be carried out with your Habtitation Check and forms part of your service history so it's well worth keeping it up to date.
A Habitation Checks looks after the habitation area of your caravan, makes sure it is safe, and is often a requirement to maintain your warranty.
The check involves testing your gas system, appliances, electrical system, water system and provides a Damp Report. Body work is checked, windows and doors and floor is checked for delamination.
A Damp Report advises if there's any signs of damp which is usually a sign of water ingress. If high levels of damp are found it is imperative that further checks and repairs are carried out before any water ingress causes expensive damage to the structure of your caravan or motorhome.
Your Habitation Check forms part of your service history so it's well worth keeping it up to date.
Electrical Installation Condition Report
Appliance Service & Repairs
Much like your gas appliances at home, your heating and hot water system should be regularly checked in line with gas safety recommendations.
A service is a great way of knowing the condition of your appliance and can often prevent a breakdown by recommending early repairs and prolonging the life of your appliance.
Carbon monoxide is a silent killer and your motorhome or caravan
should have a current CO alarm installed. Servicing will check seals are still effective and prevent issues of CO Poisoning.
If you are in the unfortunate position of having an appliance breakdown we are happy to carry out fault diagnosis and repairs to get your system back to full working order as soon as possible.