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A Handy Checklist for Maintaining Your RV


 Check all gas and water lines for wear and leaks.

 Check the brakes for wear.

 Ensure the roof is properly sealed against moisture.

 Inspect all leaf springs for cracks and repair as necessary.

 Look over tires for weather cracking and irregular wear.

 Check cooling systems (including hoses and belts for wear).


 Clean the RV thoroughly before putting it away.

 Lubricate all door hinges with grease.

 Place mothballs inside, to keep rodents at bay.

 Drain all water tanks, blow out water lines and add RV anti-freeze (but bypass the hot‑water and fresh‑water tanks to avoid getting a taste in the water).

 Use a battery tender to prevent batteries from discharging and freezing.