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RV TRAVEL CHECKLIST>CHECKLIST 8-RV MAINTENANCE
 

RV TRAVEL CHECKLIST 8

RV MAINTENANCE

This is CamperTrails' RV Travel Checklist 8 - RV Maintenance
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RV TRAVEL CHECKLIST 8: RV MAINTENANCE

Tire Pressure:
Vital to safe driving and good gas mileage

Tire Wear:
Safety concerns and can give clues as to improper alignment

Motor Oil:
Know recommend replacement distance/time, fresh oil and proper level will keep your motor running well for a long time

Transmission Oil:
Know recommend replacement distance/time, fresh oil and proper level will keep your drive train safe

Batteries:
Clean terminals connectors and tops of batteries

Check Water level where applicable (only use distilled water)

Check for corrosion on terminals and cables

Holding Tanks:
Drain and fill with several gallons of water, add 2 cups vinegar (some people recommend a bit of bleach to kill bacteria) go for a drive to shake it up, run it through the lines to the faucets then drain.

Hot Water Heater:
Should be drained every 6 months per manufacturer instructions Check the condition of the electrode and pressure release valve

Refrigerator:
Clean and check for leaks
Make sure side and roof vents are clear and free of nests and check the roof vent from the top.
The flue, burner, baffle, fins and coils should be cleaned annually

Generator:
Check level and change at recommended intervals
Check condition of belts

AC Units:
Check shroud for cracks or leaks
Check owners manual to see if fan motor shaft needs lubrication

Furnace:
Check for adequate ventilation
Install bug screens if necessary

Brake Fluid:
Check level, refill if necessary

Power steering Fluid:
Check level, refill if necessary

Engine Coolant:
Check level or replace

Windshield Washer Fluid:
Check level, refill if necessary.

Engine Belts:
Check for wear and cracking replace at recommend intervals

Exterior:
Inspect the body and roof of your RV for any separation or cracks.

Check Towing package/hitch for cracks or loose bolts

Check all lighting, headlamps,tail lights, turn signals etc.

Check beneath the RV for leaks, any thing loose or that looks out of the ordinary

Check propane gas levels and valves

Smoke Detectors:
Check for wear and ensure they are in working order

ADDITIONAL CHECKS/NOTES:

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RV TRAVEL CHECKLIST 1: PERSONAL ITEMS

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RV TRAVEL CHECKLIST 3: MEDICAL & FIRST AID ITEMS

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RV TRAVEL CHECKLIST 3: FIRST AID & MEDICAL

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RV TRAVEL CHECKLIST 4: KITCHEN & HOUSEHOLD

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RV TRAVEL CHECKLIST 5: TOOLS & REFERENCE

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RV TRAVEL CHECKLIST 6: MISCELLANEOUS

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RV TRAVEL CHECKLIST 7: PET SUPPLIES

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