As the RV market continues to grow with people buying and selling RVs regularly, keeping up with maintenance should be forefront with all owners. Here are a few secrets to avoid RV maintenance problems. Take control from the start of ownership, develop an inspection schedule, and replace parts and mechanical systems before they fail.
Five Basic Categories
The most common RV problems generally fall into few general categories. If you know how to shop (and buy) an RV, and you follow these simple guidelines, you can avoid many of these maintenance problems. The bulk of RV probelms will involve one or more of these categories:
- manufacturer defects & issues
- water damage
- weather damage
- power problems
- mechanical breakdowns