TRAVEL TRAILER

Type of Inspection

Essential

Essential Plus

Points of Inspection

77

131

Photos

15-20

30-50

 

 

 

1.  ROOF

Roof Condition

X

X

Sealant and joint condition

 

X

Vents, air conditioners, antenna, other roof mounted items

X

X

Water intrusion

 

X

2.  Side Walls and End Caps

Appearance and functional condition of sidewall, entrance doors, windows and cargo access doors

X

X

Damage, discoloration and delamination of sidewall and end cap components

 

X

3.  Slide Out Rooms

Rate slide out roof condition

X

X

Condition of seals, sweeps and gaskets for possible damage

X

X

Wiring and utility harness underneath slide out room

 

X

4.  Awnings and Slide Out Toppers

Condition of awning frames and latching mechanisms

X

X

Condition of fabric material of the awnings

 

X

5.  Chassis Turn Signal and Running Lights (12 volt DC)

Activate and evaluate the operation of the DOT lights

X

X

Operate and evaluate the emergency break away switch

X

X

6.  Electrical System (120 volt AC)

Condition of power cord and its connection ends

X

X

Circuit breaker box wiring, breakers and grounding connections

X

X

Test output operation of the 120 VAC to 12 VDC converter for charging of deep cycle batteries

X

X

7.  Generator-Engine (if installed - Strongly recommend performing oil analysis

Note the model, serial number and run hours

X

X

Check oil level

X

X

Start and operate the onboard generator

X

X

Test voltage output and frequency (60Hz)

 

X

Put generator under load and verify operation

 

X

8.  Generator-Radiator (if installed - strongly recommend performing fluid analysis

Location of Radiator and cooling fins

 

X

Visually inspect coolant reservoir, radiator and hoses

X

X

9.  Inverter (if installed)

Note the model, serial number

X

X

Wiring, electrical connections and fuses/circuit breakers

X

X

Place electrical load to verify operation

 

X

10.  Coach Battery System (12 volt DC deep cycle)

Note location of the battery stack

 

X

Condition, age and matched sizing of the battery stack

X

X

Determine if positive and negative cables are correctly matched for balanced load

 

X

Wiring, fuse panel and fuses for the 12 volt DC electrical system

X

X

Evaluate fresh water/waste water monitor panel for incorrect readings

 

X

11.  Fresh Water System

Connections for city water hook up are operational

X

X

Test proper filling of the fresh water tank

 

X

Onboard fresh water tank and pressure pump system operates and maintains pressure

X

X

Operate all fresh water fixtures inside and outside of RV

 

X

Water filtration system (if installed) for leaks and filter replacement.

 

X

12.  Waste Water Systems (Gray and Black Water)

Test both (gray and black) plumbing systems for leaks under the sinks, shower, around toilet and discharge lines

X

X

Verify drain valves for both systems will maintain water in tanks

 

X

Test drain valves for ease of operation

X

X

Verify drain cap is in place and will hold waste water

X

X

13. Life Safety Items

LP gas timed leak test at cook top burner

X

X

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) circuits

X

X

Wall receptacles and ground fault

X

X

Hot Skin test on exterior

X

X

Emergency Exit Windows

X

X

Fire Extinguisher

X

X

Smoke/Fire Detector

X

X

Carbon Monoxide Detector (if applicable)

X

X

LP Gas Detector

X

X

Rubber grommet around LP gas line of water heater (if equipped)

X

X

14. Propane System (LP)

Inspect hoses and pressure regulators for damage and age deterioration

X

X

Verify plastic cover has been installed over regulator

X

X

Check tank for rust or physical damage (if accessible)

X

X

15. DOT Cylinders (if equipped)

Document manufactured dates of DOT cylinders

X

X

Tank sizes that have been installed

X

X

Exterior condition of cylinder to check for rust and other damage

X

X

16.  ASME Tank (if equipped)

List location of tank

 

X

Document manufactured date

 

X

List gallon capacity of tank

 

X

17.  Refrigerator

Identify brand, model and type of refrigerator

X

X

Operate on all heat sources -120 volt AC, LP Gas, and 12 Volt DC for 3 way refrigerators

X

X

Collect serial and model number, verify with manufacturer if recall notice has been issued and completed for unit

X

X

Verify if baffle system on back of refrigerator area is correct and directing heat away from gas coils

 

X

Test interior temperature of upper and lower refrigerator compartments and ice maker (if installed)  *If refrigerator has been operating for a minimum of 12 hrs.

 

X

Condition of door frame, shelving, crisper drawers, door shelves and interior light

 

X

Rate door gasket seals of freezer and refrigerator box areas

 

X

18.  Water Heater (if equipped)

Identify  brand, model and type of water heater

X

X

Burner assembly and gas exhaust system, check for blockages and insect infestation

 

X

Verify operation on all heat sources- LP gas and 120 volt AC if equipped with heating element

X

X

19.  Furnace (if installed)

Identify brand, model and type (if accessible)

 

X

Inspect air intake and exhaust assemblies for blockages and insect infestation

 

X

Warm air discharge out and of vents and return air flow to unit

X

X

20.  Cook Top/Stove

Condition of cook top or stove

 

X

Condition of stove top covers

 

X

Ignition and operation of all top burners and the oven flame (if equipped)

X

X

Condition of metal grill top and rubber grommets of top burner area

 

X

21.  Air Conditioner(s)

Identify type of cooling unit/heat pump

 

X

Cooling efficiency test (Delta T) on each unit

X

X

Plenum box and duct work sealing

 

X

Air filter, cooling and heat exhaust coils for debris and cleanliness

 

X

22.  Washer/Dryer (if installed)

Wash and rinse cycle of the washer dryer

X

X

Leaks or damaged hoses

 

X

Exterior condition of dryer exhaust vent

X

X

23. Microwave/Convection Oven

Identify brand, model, type and wattage of unit

X

X

Operate unit for 60 seconds utilizing cup of water and then list water temperature

 

X

24.  Dishwasher (if installed)

Identify brand, model, type of the unit

X

X

Leaks, non-functioning rotating racks and wash bars

 

X

25.  In-House Vacuum system (if installed)

Hose assembly, access doors and dirt bag

X

X

Identify brand, model and type of unit

 

X

26.  Electric Fireplace (if installed)

Identify brand, model and type of unit

 

X

Heat settings, fan speed levels and the back lighting

X

X

27.  Cook Top Exhaust Fan

Condition of exhaust function and fan speeds

X

X

Filter and lighting

 

X

Exterior condition of exhaust fan

 

X

28.  Ceiling Mounted Fans and Ceiling Exhaust Vents

Condition of blades and motor

X

X

Condition of the blade direction  and speeds

 

X

Verify lighting (if equipped)

 

X

29.  Interior Conditions and Appearance

Ceilings, walls, interior doors and flooring for signs of water intrusion, surface damage and /or staining

X

X

Operate windows, doors and note any deficiencies or missing components

 

X

Interior, exterior and d├ęcor lighting - 12 volt and 120 volt

X

X

30.  Cabinets and Closet Condition

Cabinet doors, drawers and pull out operation

X

X

Visually inspect all counter tops and flat surface areas of kitchen, living, room, bathroom, bedroom and storage areas for damage and/or scratches

 

X

Identify all broken and loose cabinet and closet hardware

 

X

Note if appearance of previous damage repairs have been performed

 

X

31.  Furniture

Condition of dinette table/booth, chairs, recliners and sofa

X

X

Note signs of mattress damage or staining

X

X

Note furniture fabric tears, discoloration and signs of excessive wear

 

X

32.  Entertainment System

TV and Stereo equipment

X

X

DVD/Disc Players and radios

X

X

Raise and lower roof mounted antenna (if equipped)

 

X

Remotes

 

X

33.  Shower/Tub Enclosure

Glass panels, curtains and soap dish areas

 

X

Rate seals around frame work and doors for water leaks

X

X

Door latch system

X

X

Stains and chemical/mineral build up

 

X

34.  Leveling System

Extend and retract leveling system

X

X

Identify brand and type of system

 

X

Hydraulic leaks or mechanical issues

 

X

35.  Running Gear

Type and number of axles

X

X

Check frame axles, springs, rims and other components for rust, oil stains and visible damage

X

X

Document tire age and weight capacity

X

X

Tire pressure

 

X

36.  Hitch System/Hook Up

Identify type of system used to tow vehicles

X

X

List modifications to hitch system

 

X

37.  Weight Labels and Data Plates

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

X

X

Vehicle Frame Number

X

X

License Plate Information

X

X

Inspection Sticker Information - if applicable

X

X

RVIA Inspection seal number

X

X

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

X

X

Manufactured Date

X

X

 

Fluid Analysis

$50.00 Each (Coolant or Oil)

$125.00 for package of three (Coolant or Oil)

$225 for package of five (Coolant or Oil)

 

Type

Essential

Essential Plus

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$299.00

$649.00

 

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