Here are few suggestions below that can help avoid any delays and unexpected problems when you take your recreational vehicle out for what should be an enjoyable trip. Also think about investing in some maintenance and safety classes to help ensure happy travels.
Take Care of Your Tires
Weigh Your RV and Tow Vehicle
Locate a platform scale that is certified to ensure your weight is properly distributed and that you are within legal weight limits. Make sure your trip ready by fully loading your RV with passengers, cargo, fuel, personal belongings and full fresh water and propane tanks to get an accurate weight.
Understand Propane and Gas Systems
Inspect your propane and gas systems every spring for leaks and proper appliance operating pressure. Understand your RV alerts you to leaks, and have a plan in place if one occurs. If you smell gas or propane here are some simple things you can do:
Use the Onboard Generator Sparingly
The onboard generator gives you extra power when there’s no shore power available, but be wary of carbon monoxide.