Caravan Chassis Service

20160730_124657The chassis service is an important part of any caravan service its a check of all road lighting, hitch assembly, overrun assembly, draw bar, chassis components, axle tube, suspension assembly, removal of the road wheels to aid a close tyre inspection and also to enable the removal of the brake drums to aid manual inspection and adjustment of braking components and lubrication of all working parts. A very thorough all round safety inspection!

This includes:

  • Coupling head & safety catch for wear (lubricate if required)
  • Check and clean pads on ball acting stabiliser
  • Condition & routing of breakaway cable & clips
  • Operation of over run piston & lubricate
  • Jockey wheel clean & lubricate
  • Operation of handbrake & lubricate
  • Brake rods, cables & supports
  • Remove wheels & check tyres for wear, damage, age & pressure
  • Test operation of the road lights
  • Remove brake drums & check bearings, seals & linings (clean & lubricate)
  • Replace drums with new split pins or one shot nuts & torque to manufacturers settings
  • Adjust brakes at drum & check free play in the linkages & at handbrake
  • Condition & security of chassis & attachment to body
  • Operation of suspension assemblies
  • Corner steadies operation (& lubricate)
  • Spare wheel carrier & folding step for operation & lubricate
  • Inspect 12N, 12S or 13 pin cables and plugs

We are AL-KO and BPW Chassis trained and authorised to carry out warranty, service & repair work. So all the running gear on your caravan, chassis, brakes, hitch and stability control systems will be maintained to the relevant manufacturers standards.

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