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 The caravan technician                                                                 Mob: 07879823622

 Tel: 01473 723136

 Email:thecaravantechnician@gmail.com

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Just some of the other areas we cover

ALDEBURGH, HARLESTON, DISS, 

HARWICH, MANNINGTREE,CLACTON, THETFORD, FELIXSTOWE, YOXFORD

HALESWORTH, HADLEIGH, SNAPE,

WIX, CHELMODISTON, BRANTHAM 

HADLEIGH, HOLBROOK , EAST BERGOLT

BOXFORD, LAVENHAM, ELMSWELL

THURSTON,STANTON, DEBENHAM

EARL SOHAM,

 

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  TOURING CARAVAN ANNUAL SERVICE

CHASSIS & RUNNING GEAR

  • COUPLING HEAD-CHECK WEAR/DAMAGE & LUBRICATE

  • BALL ACTING STABILISER-CHECK PADS

  • COUPLING HEAD GAITER-CHECK FOR SPLITS

  • BREAKAWAY CABLE & CLIP-CHECK CONDITION,ROUTING & INTEGRITY

  • DRAWBAR-CHECK 

  • CORNER STEADIES & SPARE WHEEL CARRIER CHECK FOR DAMAGE,OPERATION & LUBRICATE

  • JOCKEY WHEEL-CHECK CONDITION,OPERATION & LUBRICATE

  • CHASSIS-CHECK CONDITION,SECURITY OF ASSEMBLIES INCLUDING, CHASSIS TO FLOOR SECURITY

  • WHEELS AND TYRE CHECK FOR DAMAGE OR DISTORTION

  • TYRES-ASSES AGE & ADVISE REPLACMENT IF OVER 7 YEARS 

  • TYRES-CHECK CONDITION AND WEAR PATTERN (INCL SIDE WALLS &VALVES)

  • CHECK AND RECORD TYRE TREAD DEPTHS

  • CHECK AND RECORD TYRE PRESSURES INCL SPARE

  • SUSPENSION-VISUALLY CHECK CONDITION OF RUBBERS ,BUSHES,DAMPERS & SPRINGS

  • REMOVE BRAKE DRUMS -CLEAN & CHECK HUB BEARINGS AND SEALS

  • BRAKE SHOE-CLEAN & CHECK CONDITION OF LININGS (INCL SPRINGS AND EXPANDERS)

  • BRAKE RODS ,CABLES & SUPPORTS - CHECK OPERATION ,LUBRICATE AND ADJUST

  • REFIT BRAKE DRUMS-TORQUE HUB NUT TO MANUFACTURERS SETTING, ADJUST BRAKES AND CHECK OPERATION

  • REPLACE ROAD WHEELS & TORQUE TO MANUFACTURES SETTINGS 

  • HAND BRAKE MECHANISM-CHECK OPERATION,ADJUST & LUBRICATE

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

  • 12N,12S/13PIN PLUGS & CABLES-CHECK CONDITION & TEST

  • ROAD LIGHTS & REFLECTORS-CHECK CONDITION AND OPERATION

  • BATTERY (IF FITTED) CHECK CONDITION OF BATTERY AND COMPARTMENTAND CHECK BATTERY CHARGE STATE

  • BATTERY (IF FITTED) CHECK & TOP UP LEVEL IF REQUIRED & PERFORM HIGH DISCHARGE TEST

  • CHECK BATTERY CHARGE RATE 12S/13 PIN PLUG

  • FRIDGE CHECK OPERATION FROM 12S/13 PIN PLUG

  • INTERIOR LIGHTING & EQUIPMENT CHECK OPERATION & FUSE RATING

  • AWNING LIGHT CHECK OPERATION

  • EXTENSION LEAD CHECK CONDITION & RESISTANCE ACROSS CONNECTION PINS

  • RCD UNIT CHECK OPERATION OF RCD TEST BUTTON & OPERATION OF MCBs

  • CHECK POLARITY ON 230V SOCKETS

  • CHARGER CHECK OUTPUT CHARGE RATE AT BATTERY CONNECTIONS

  • FRIDGE CHECK OPERATION OF FRIDGE ON 230V

  • CHECK OPERATION OF ALL OTHER 230V APPLIANCES

GAS SYSTEMS

 

  • REGULATOR & GAS HOSE CHECK AGE, PERFORMANCE & SECURITY

  • CARRY OUT GAS LEAK CHECK

  • APPLIANCES CHECK OPERATION OF ALL GAS APPLIANCES FITTED INCLUDING FFDs

  • GAS CYLINDER CHECK SERCURITY

  • ENSURE ALL GAS DISPERSAL VENTS ARE CLEAR

WATER SYSTEMS

  • WATER PUMP & PRESSURE SWITCH CHECK OPERATION 

  • TAPS,MICRO-SWITCH,VALVES,PIPES CHECK CONDITION & OPERATION

  • WATER FILTER & HOUSING CHECK FOR LEAKS & REPLACE FILTER IF NECESSARY

  • WASTE SYSTEM CHECK FOR LEAKS 

  • WATER TANKS CHECK SECURITY INCL UNDERSLUNG

  • DRAIN DOWN (WINTER ONLY)

  • TOILET CHECK SECURITY OPERATION OF FLUSH PUMP & LUBRICATE SEALS

VENTILATION

  • FIXED VENTILATION CHECK FOR OBSTRUCTION & FREE FLOW OF AIR

  • CHECK ALL FIXED VENTILATION IS GUARDED AGAINST VERMIN INGRESSION

  • ROOF LIGHTS CHECK FOR CRACKS ,OPERATION & FREE OF OBSTUCTIONS

FIRE & SAFETY

  • SMOKE ALARM OPERATION & REPLACE BATTERY IF NECESSARY

  • IF A FIRE EXTINGUISHER IS FITTED, CHECK TO ENSURE IT IS IN DATE

  • IF A FIRE BLANKET IS FITTED CHECK SECURITY OF ITS HOUSING

BODYWORK

  • DOORS & WINDOWS CHECK OPERATION OF ALL LOCKS,CATCHES,STAYS & SEALS

  • ROOF CHECK CONDITION OF ROOF LIGHTS & SEALS & GENERAL CONDITION OF ROOF

  • GRAB HANDLES CHECK SECURITY & SEALING

  • NUMBER PLATE CHECK LEGIBILITY & SECURITY

  • FLOOR CHECK FOR SPONGINESS/DELAMINATION

  • FURNITURE CHECK CONDITION & OPERATION OF ALL FURNITURE DOORS, HANDLES & FIXINGS

  • BLINDS & FLY SCREENS CHECK TENSION, OPERATION & MATERIAL FOR DAMAGE

  • DAMP TEST CARRIED OUT & READINGS PUT ON A DAMP REPORT SHEET