RV/Motorhome inspection, what’s not included?

Please note, the below checkpoints are not included in a RV/Motorhome inspection:

  • It is the sellers responsibility to have the trailer or caravan on an open flat, hard surface where it is safe to inspect (inspector to assess at the time). The trailer or caravan is required to be set up including any structures, tents, annex and fixtures (if applicable) prior to the inspector arriving 
  • Roof condition where a lift or ladder is required to view and assess
  • Technical systems
  • Chassis alignment
  • Engineering, compliance and quality of tow hitches, frames and
  • attachments
  • We cannot check electric expendable living areas
  • Status of habitation areas
  • Air conditioning efficiency
  • LPG systems
  • Mechanical switching of lights, switches and plugs
  • Degree of gas emissions
  • Upper expandable roof to be raised prior to inspection
  • Body water leaks or reason for leaks
  • Electrical systems and electronics
  • Wheel cylinders
  • Drinking Water Tank and Leaks
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) mechanics
  • Condition of solar paneling
  • Bathroom Operation (shower/ toilet) & Facilities
  • Waste Water and Processing Systems
  • Operation of Refrigerator, Oven, Microwave Appliances
  • Catalytic converters
  • Odometer and camshaft belt, drive belt and timing belt
  • Water pump/fan
  • Transmission mechanics
  • It is the buyers responsibility to check all dimensions and towing restrictions prior to purchase
  • Roof condition where a lift or latter is required to view and assess
  • Additional accessories included as a result of owner’s modifications
  • Functionality of audio-visual or entertainment system including
  • CD, Cassette, TV, DVD, iPod connectivity, sensors, alarm/security devices, satellite navigation systems/GPS
  • Standard to which repairs or service history have been completed
  • Brake function and lining material, brake drums, limited to what is immediately visible
  • Vehicle’s computer systems, such as trip meter computers, cruise control and any other computer systems
  • Estimated expiry of exhaust system, clutch, dual mass flywheels
  • Engine mountings
  • Engine cylinder compression
  • Oil pump strainer to assess sludge build up
  • Reason for oil leaks
  • Meters indicating oil and fuel consumption or the degree of oil and fuel consumption
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