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Old 01-17-2015, 09:51 AM   #1
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Ok, my TT is now two years old. Anyone want to share with me if any where after pulling their rigs out of storage from winter they found _________ wasn't working or had to get fixed right away?

Just curious on the most have to do's on a two year old... Yeah I know a lot has to do with maintenance so I am just looking for basic stuff.

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Old 01-17-2015, 01:25 PM   #2
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Every spring, I would (and still do) Jack it up and repack all the wheel bearings, rotate the tires while I have it up and the tires off. Inspect closely all the brakes and hardware, tires and wheels, springs and suspension and axles, look for any breaks or damage in the exposed wiring. Get up on the roof and hand scrub it with dish soap and a soft bristle scrub brush. While up on the roof, inspect all seems, and all caulking, recaulk anywhere that even has a dimple in it. Wash the outside of the camper with car wash soap, and a soft bristle brush, and wax with a spray wax. Inside, vacuum all the floors, use floor scrubber on carpets(unless not needed) and wash and wax vinyl floors with appropriate cleaners and wax. Wash all windows and screens inside and out,. Wipe down the inside walls and woodwork, usually ued murphys oil soap and water for this, but it depends on what the material is on your walls. If the weather is above freezing and looks to stay that way, I will sanitize the fresh water tank and run water through all the lines to check for any leaks, then try out all the systems, fridge(both gas and electric) hot water tank(gas and electric if installed) and anything else that you can think of. That way when you are ready to head out, all you have to do is load up the perishables, your clothes and enjoy.

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RV's are complicated devices, after sitting a winter it's hard to predict what will need repairing. I start by cleaning fresh water system and check for leaks or other plumbing needing attention, then test each system to be sure we're ready for the road. Anything that comes up while trying everything gets cleaned, lubed, and repaired if needed. I couldn't predict what on your RV would need attention.

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Old 01-18-2015, 04:18 AM   #4
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Thanks for the resplies.... All good stuff to check. Looks like I will need a whole weekend to make sure I"m ready to go... Nolw, where the heck is that warm weather.....
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