If you are a camping fan and want to travel by motorhome or if you already have a great campsite in your sights, then you should already before the trip Make certain preparations for your vacation. With our practical checklist, your vacation is sure to be a great success! The corona pandemic has made traveling by motorhome even more popular. But before If you go out on the road with your motorhome, you should first give the home on wheels a thorough check.
Here is the ultimate checklist for your motorhome!
The tires: Since the caravan is usually only in the garage in the winter season and is not moved, the tires in particular should be checked thoroughly before a longer trip. These can be affected by long standing times. Basically, the tires of a motorhome should after 7 years to be renewed. Tip: our contribution "So that everything runs smoothly: How to find the right air pressure!“Helps to find the right air pressure.
Lighting and batteries: After the tires, the lighting of the caravan should also be checked. If individual parts of the electrical system or the lighting do not work, this can have several causes. Either is one Fuse or a lightbulb defective or the contacts are broken oxidized. Such a problem can be solved with a good contact spray, which can also be sprayed on preventively.
Check the hoses on the vehicle: The TÜV technicians also recommend a close look at the Vehicle hoses to throw. All components of the gas system and all hoses should be checked, as the cold from winter could very well have cracked or damaged.
Brake test: Before long vacation trips should be with the motorhome Brake test be made. This will tell you whether all brakes are working properly. If you are not sure, consult a specialist for the brake test. Tip: Are the toppings flat? Then our contribution "So you can change the brake pads on the car yourself!".
Check the overrun brake on caravan trailers: Do you have a larger one on your caravan? Pendant, then you should take a look at the overrun brake. To do this, simply couple the caravan, apply the brake, release the clutch and check that it is working. In addition, the grease nipples of the start-up brake should every 1.000 kilometers be greased with lubricant. It is also important to check all components Rust and decomposition.
Of course, that wasn't the end of it!
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