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Servicing & Safety Certificates

Safety Certificates - Roadworthy Certificates

Selling your van?  

We can provide Safety Certificates which are valid for 2 months.

Gas Certificates

We are also able to provide you with the Gas Certificates you may also need to sell your van. Gas Certificates are valid for 3 months and can be done at the same time as your Safety Certificate.

First Service

When you purchase a new caravan you will need to have it looked at after about 3 months or 1,000km.  This first service is a general check over the caravan to make sure everything is going ok.  It is quite an important service as it can help identify anything major that might be wrong with your caravan and is essential in maintaining your caravan warranty.

The first service is completed as per your manufacturer’s logbook which usually includes the following:

  • Check tyre tread wear
  • Inspect rims for dents
  • Check Tyre Pressure
  • Check wheel nuts are tightened to correct torque
  • Check handbrake travel
  • Check and adjust brakes
  • Inspect wheel bearings for end play and adjust if required
  • Tighten window screws
  • Test all exterior lights
  • Check operation of cooker
  • Check operation of refrigerator
  • Check operation of any other installed gas appliances
  • Check security of appliances
  • Check and adjust cupboard   catches as required
  • Check coupling bolts are tightened to torque of 140N-m
  • Check operation of corner steadies
  • Check and lubricate suspension mounts
  • Check U Bolt Nuts are tightened to correct torque 1/2” to 60-70N-m or 5/8” to 110-140N-m
  • Carry out 240V and 12V tests
  • Check for plumbing leaks

Brake and Bearing Service - Minor

Just as regular servicing of your vehicle adds to your and your fellow road users safety and performance, regular servicing of your van is also recommended.

Our Brake and Bearings service is a comprehensive check of all components for wear and to ensure they are within their operating parameters. 

We recommend you have your van’s brakes and bearings inspected for wear every 10,000 km’s for safe and trouble free travelling. 

So what does a Brake and Bearing Service include?

  • Remove, clean, inspect and repack wheel bearings
  • Inspect drum for wearing
  • Inspect brake shoes for wear and cracking
  • Inspect magnet face for wearing
  • Visual inspection of magnet arm
  • Inspect suspension for movement/play
  • Grease shackle and coupling nipples
  • Inspect tyres for uneven wear and tread remaining, as well as rims
  • Inflation of tyres including spares
  • Inspect breaksafe unit operation
  • Inspect handbrake operation, adjust where needed
  • Brake adjustment on all brakes
  • Tighten wheel nuts to manufacturing specs
  • Check chassis condition
  • Test all exterior running lights

Brake and Bearing Service - Major

Our Major Brake and Bearing service is a comprehensive check of your caravan’s mechanical, gas, electrical system, awning and seals.

This service is great to have done before you go away on a big trip.

The service includes everything in the minor brake and bearing service as well as the following:

  • Carry out gas leak test
  • Check operation of all gas appliances
  • Check for gas compliance with regulations
  • Security of appliances
  • 240V Test (GPO operation only)
  • Test all interior lights
  • Awning service
  • Operation of HWS on 240V
  • Hot water system anode check and tank flush
  • Visual inspection of seals

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