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Helpful Tips
To ensure you have a safe and enjoyable holiday we have compiled a helpful check list for you.
The Car
fill up with petrol
top up with oil & fluid (engine, transmission & brake)
check radiator level (top up)
check for any worn hoses
make sure fan belt is well tensioned
test all tyre pressures
test operation of all lights
pump up shockers (where fitted)

The Van - Outside
gas bottle filled and secure
water tank cleaned & filled
check brakes & cables
check bearings grease if dry
tighten all wheel nuts
check condition of tyres and even spread of tread
Secure your awning (Cable Ties Work Well)

The Van - Inside
secure all cupboards, drawers, & tables
fridge door pinned or locked
close all windows & hatches
pull down and lock canopy if ( pop top )
ensure you carry a current fire extinguisher
Make sure your caravan insurance is current

Final Check
remove jockey wheel
all lights working correctly (caravan and car together)
turn gas off
door/s locked and latched
stabilisers or jacks raised or removed
lead securely connected between car and caravan
disconnect 240V electrical lead
ensure safety chains secured
make sure break away brake box properly charged (if applicable)
push in or raise step
pick up wheel chocks or levels & step ( if applicable )

Accessories to take with you when travelling

Suitable Jack for your caravan

Extra Sink Plug

Levelling Blocks

Towing Mirrors

Extension Power Leads

Drinking Water hose

Waste Water hose

Caravan Park Approved floor matting

Current Insurance & Registration Papers

Returning Home

On returning home it is the ideal time to have your caravan serviced.

The CCIA suggest a service every 10,000km or every 12mths.

With any concerns fresh in your mind, to get checked and fixed.

Next time, you are ready to holiday you know your caravan is all prepared to go.

A well-maintained caravan not only provides better resale value when you decide to upgrade, but it also guarantees peace of mind when you are on the road.

Like to Book in for a Service or Repairs

Contact : Port Lincoln Caravan Centre
Phone: 0886 824155
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