Safe through the winter: the maintenance of the motorhome

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When the sun is shining and the weather is warm, we are drawn out into the world. You spend a lot of time in the fresh air and travel around in the motorhome. But what happens to the vehicles in winter? In some cases, the camper has to face unbearably long downtimes. In order to prepare the camper for the winter in the best possible way and to prevent damage, you put up the cushions, empty the tanks and park in a carport or in a dry hall. But what else can we do?

Cleaning and keeping fresh

First one should thorough cleaning be performed. Car wash parks are also suitable for this Washing boxes and high platforms to stand on are ideal. You will also find various at professional processors Ceramic seals for the protection of the body. At the same time, the protection is the Parking brake important. That should be the first gear engaged and the vehicle with Wedges be secured to the tire as soon as it is parked. To avoid mold and mold is a good one Ventilation a must. The cabinets and flaps should be opened for this. Specific Luftentfeuchter offer additional freshness.

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Caution: empty the hoses!

Also, one of the most important rules is that Discharge of fresh and waste water. So that germs do not form in the waste water tank over the winter, it should be flushed through. The taps should be in the middle position and the switch on the fresh water pump should switched off to remove moisture from the hoses. It is also recommended to disconnect the gas bottle from the hose. Independently the security that the gas system is checked every two years as part of the general inspection.

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Keep the batteries busy!

Both the on-board and starter batteries should be switched on two to three times over the winter charger connected to protect them from the cold. By the way, are also available in stores Conservation technology chargers (Battery pulse) available. These work automatically when the voltage drops and keep the battery fit. The tires are not necessarily one either Stand damage delivered. To protect them, the motorhome should be moved a little every few weeks. At the same time, the tire pressure should be around 0,5 bar increase.

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  1. We have now also bought a mobile home. Good to know that you should empty the tank over the winter and that it is best to park it in a carport or in a dry hall. I will then probably have a carport built.

  2. We would like to get in touch with a motorhome rental company. We've been thinking about buying one. However, we now know that it takes a lot of effort to get the motorhome through the winter.

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