Full Service

As an National Caravan Council Approved Workshop all work is carried out according to the latest AWS Standard Working Procedures. A list of items checked is shown below:

Bodywork Exterior

  • Check condition and security of body panels
  • Check operation of door locks, catches, hinges and lubricate
  • Check condition and security of all trims, inserts and sealants
  • Check windows and doors for damage
  • Check condition of grab handles (Caravans only)
  • Check security of body attachments (ladders, ariel, cycle racks etc.)
  • Check corner steadies, operation and lubricate
  • Check spare wheel carrier and folding step for operation and lubricate

Bodywork Interior

  • Damp meter test
  • Check floor for Delamination
  • Check operation of cupboard hinges, catches, locks and stays
  • Check operation and condition of all window catches, stays and seals
  • Check operation and security of all skylights
  • Check operation of blinds and fly screens, adjust if required
  • Check fixed ventilation openings for free flow of air

Water Systems

  • Check operation and condition of water pump
  • Check operation of pressure switch and adjust if required
  • Check condition of water filter and housing (replace if required)
  • Check operation of taps and shower fittings (including external taps if fitted)
  • Check overall condition of fresh and waste water pipes and fittings
  • Check toilet for operation and condition of seal, blade and flush
  • Check drain plugs for seal and operation (Drain down system in Winter)

Gas Supply and Appliances

  • Fridge not serviced unless requested
  • Check regulator performance and carry out leak and let-by test
  • Check condition and date of flexible hose and replace if required
  • Check condition and security of all pipework and carry out air and soundness test
  • Check condition of LPG sticker on locker and security of gas bottles
  • Check gas dispersal holes for obstructions
  • Check fridge ignition, FFD and cooling
  • Check operation of cooker, hob and oven, ignition, flame and FFD
  • Check operation of space heater, ignition, flame and FFD
  • Check operation and condition of external gas point if fitted
  • Conduct flue analysis of appliances
  • Conduct room CO test over a 30 minute period

Electrical Systems 240v

  • Check condition of inlet plug and hook up cable (when available)
  • Check operation of RCD, MCB’s and earth bonding
  • Check condition of wiring, sockets and fixed connections
  • Check operation of battery charger
  • Check mains operation of fridge
  • Check mains operation of cooker and hob
  • Check mains operation of water heater
  • Check mains operation of space heater
  • Check microwave for radiation leakage

Electrical Systems 12v

  • Check condition of 12N and 12S plugs and cables (Caravans only)
  • Check condition and operation of road lights and reflectors
  • Check condition of wiring, sockets and fuses
  • Check functions of 12S system (charging, fridge, lights etc)
  • Check operation of battery charger
  • Check condition of battery, clean and lubricate terminals
  • Check operation of all 12v lights including awning light
  • Check blown air system

Fire and Safety

  • Check condition of security, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
  • Check condition, type and expiry date of fire extinguisher
  • Check condition and location of fire blanket
  • Check operation, function and safety of DIY additions

 Chassis Service and Report  (Caravan / Horse trailer / Trailer)

  • ¬†Chassis and Running Gear
  • Check coupling head and safety catch for wear and lubricate if required
  • Check and clean pads on ball acting stabilizer
  • Check condition and routing of breakaway cable and clip
  • Check operation of overrun piston and lubricate
  • Check operation of jockey wheel, clean and lubricate
  • Check operation of handbrake and lubricate
  • Check brake rods, cables and supports
  • Remove wheels and check tyres for wear, damage, age and pressure
  • Remove brake drums and check bearings, seals and linings, clean and lubricate
  • Replace drums with new split pins or one shot nuts and torque as required
  • Adjust brakes at drums and check free play in the linkage and at handbrake
  • Replace road wheels and torque wheel nuts / bolts to manufacturers settings
  • Check condition and security of chassis and attachment to body
  • Check operation of suspension assemblies
  • Check corner steadies operation and lubricate
  • Check spare wheel carrier and folding step for operation and lubricate