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Caravan and Motorhome

Pre-service Inspection

Buy with confidence

Take the worry out of buying a used caravan or motorhome with our comprehensive pre-purchase inspection and report.

Our comprehensive inspection service will provide you with a report on the condition of the caravan or the habitation section of a motorhome that you are considering purchasing. If you are interested in purchasing a caravan but are unsure what to look for this service will provide peace of mind.

 

We can offer 3 levels of inspection:

BRONZE

A basic inspection of road worthiness aimed at establishing if the caravan can be towed away should you decide to purchase it. The following areas will be inspected and a report provided.

  • Parking brake – overrun actuation and recoil.

  • Jockey Wheel security.

  • Safety latch / catch on coupling.

  • Emergency braking system (breakaway cable).

  • Raise caravan/ motorhome to check condition, age and suitability of tyres.

  • Check wheels freely rotate and that bearings are not noisy.

  • Wheel bolt torque settings.

  • 12n lights and reflectors.

  • Check all doors, windows and hatches close securely.

  • Check all other body parts and attachments are secure.

SILVER

An intermediate inspection, including the same checks as Bronze but also includes the following extras:​

 

 

Gas System

  • Gas tightness test in accordance with UKLPG guidance 14.

  • Check security of gas bottle straps.

Electrical 240v

  • Hook up unit and mechanical test at RCD electrical safety trip switch.

Body, shell and floor

  • Damp test noting down any adverse readings on check sheet report.

  • Check for floor delamination.

12 Volt

  • Check charging circuit.

GOLD

An advanced inspection, including the same checks as Bronze and Silver, but also includes the following extras:

  • Issue a general condition statement.

  • Offer estimate for repairs needed to correct faults.

Gas System

  • Gas tightness test in accordance with UKLPG guidance 14.

  • Check security of gas bottle straps.

  • Gas safety certificate.

Electrical 240v

  • Hook up unit and mechanical test at RCD electrical safety trip switch.

  • Test all 240 volt sockets.

  • Test ampere functionality of 240v appliances.

  • Check earth bonding.

Body, shell and floor

  • Damp test.

  • Check for floor delamination.

  • Issue full damp inspection report.

12 Volt

  • Check charging circuit.

  • Check 12v functionality and fridge.

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Disclaimer Statement:

An inspection report relates only to the condition of the caravan or motorhome at the time of completion of the inspection. We do not inspect the motor, engine or drive gear of a motorhome. Guarantee or warranty is not offered or implied in any way. 

Mon - Fri   08:00 - 17:00

Sat - Sun   Closed

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