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Pre-Trip Checklist From Camping Connection
Posted by Robert Cochran on June 1, 2011.

Pre-Trip Checklist from Camping Connection

The kids are getting out of school soon and it’s time to getthat RV ready for the summer camping season. I’ve put together a list of somethings you should check before you head out the driveway. If you will take acouple hours to do this pre-trip check out, you can spend more time enjoyingyour RV and less time dealing with pesky problems. I’ve added some quick linksto a few products in our catalog that you might find useful. You can also shopour catalog at www.anyrvpart.com. Asalways, if we can answer a question or help with a problem, you can email us atservice@campingconnectionrv.comor call us in Kissimmee at 407-397-2267 or Myrtle Beach at 843-238-3329.

Check ApplianceOperation-

Refrigerator

Water Heater

Air Conditioner (clean filter)

Furnace

Range and Oven

Microwave

Washer/Dryer

Satellite Dish and receiver

Antenna operation

Check water andsanitation systems-

De-winterize system- Spring Fresh- http://tinyurl.com/3lfd9po

Water hose- 25’hose http://tinyurl.com/3sgohwm

Pressure Regulator- http://tinyurl.com/3mshbgd or with gauge http://tinyurl.com/3ekmt5h

Fresh water tank (clean, flush and fill as needed)Filler- http://tinyurl.com/3ozc4c5 

Water filter- Good- http://tinyurl.com/4xtprru Better- http://tinyurl.com/3ju85uf

Faucets

Toilet

Tub/Shower

Holding tanks

Sewer hose/ fittings- Good- http://tinyurl.com/3qrszgo Better- http://tinyurl.com/44vwt73

Interior-

Lights

Check for insects- Bug Bomb

Kitchen/cooking items

Bathroom items

Flashlight

Exterior-

Roof (check caulking, clean and treat) Roof care system- http://tinyurl.com/3lk2zszRubber roof caulking http://tinyurl.com/3vurzmb

Awning operation

Door locks and latches (check plastic catches for rot andlube locks)

Running, turn and brake lights (on both tow and towedvehicle)

Inspect tires (including spare) and check pressures

Wheel chocks-  http://tinyurl.com/3lgwk6c

Check window and exit window operation

Check all jacks (leveling, tongue jack)

Inspect towing equipment

Jack and lug wrench

Electrical adapters- http://tinyurl.com/3meucuv

Check and lube slide outs Lube- http://tinyurl.com/3wvpejz Conditioner- http://tinyurl.com/3osmqof

A thoroughinspection should prevent most problems and allow you an enjoyable vacationwithout headaches.


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