Spring has sprung and that means it’s time to take your Motorhome out of hibernation. Before heading out on your first trip of the season, spend a weekend going through your vehicle to make sure everything is in proper working order.

Exterior

  • Check your tire pressure, tread depth and that there is no cracking in the sidewall of your tires. Don't forget to check the spare!
  • Check your indicators and brake lights.
  • Check your warrant and rego have not expired.

Interior

  • Open all windows and vents to air your Motorhome out and to ensure that no hinges have seized.
  • Give the inside a thorough clean and check for no insects or rodents that may have made a home over winter.
  • Make sure you have an up to date first aid kit and that no medication has expired.
  • Check for bedding (linen and pillows) that you may have removed over the winter.
  • Check that you have a current fire extinguisher.

Operating Systems

  • Clean and flush out your fresh water tanks.
  • Check that your water pump is still working and turn on all taps and faucets to ensure they are working properly.
  • Check your carbon monoxide alarm, smoke alarm, LPG alarms are all in working order.
  • Check both your house and starter batteries are fully charged. Check the water levels in your batteries.
  • Check your water heater on both gas and electric and that no bugs have nested in the gas burner.
  • Fill your gas bottles.
  • Check all other appliances are working correctly.
  • Check and clean your air conditioning filter.

Avoid an unpleasant first trip away in your Motorhome by following our handy guide to" dewinterising" your Motorhome.

Drive safe and enjoy!

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