Owning an RV is extremely fun. But having to maintain it and make sure everything is working as it can be sometimes tricky. If you are a newbie in the world of RV’s, this article can come in handy.
Today, we are discussing everything that you need to know to maintain your RV on the desired performing levels, so without further ado, let’s take a look.
Things that every RV-er needs to know!
To make your ride a smooth sail, you need to have a few things along your side while going out on a trip with your RV. For example, you need a 4-way wrench because your trailer will not come with a proper lug nut wrench. So, in case something goes wrong and needs fixing, the 4-way is your best friend!
Also, you can grab a case of more wrenches, or should we say a wrench set, and have a separate wrench for every bolt that is on your rig. Being prepared to fix something is extremely important because you can be left with a major problem in the middle of nowhere if you have nothing to fix it with. Although these things rarely happen, it is still better to be safe than sorry, right?
According to this website, tire monitoring is extremely important when you are planning to “hit” the road for a longer period of time. There are several ways in which you can set up the entire monitoring thing, and one of the best ones is doing it via a digital tire gauge. It is a monitor which will display everything that you need to know about the current situation/condition of your tires. In case you see something going wrong, you’ll notice it first on the digital panel before it turns out into a much bigger problem. So, consider getting one, they are quite reasonable with the prices as well.
Now, monitoring your tires is very important, but what’s even more necessary is to have high-quality tires. If you are planning on buying a new RV, it is always a smart idea to check the date on the tires. You might be thinking that you are buying your new rig, but the tires can be older, and you don’t want that. Usually, there is a four-digit number on the back of your tires, so if you check that out, you’ll know how old they are. A very good tip that not many people know about is balancing the weight of your RV and the PSI of your tires. This means measuring the weight of your whole rig, including the things that you will be carrying with you, and then looking up some PSI charts for your tires. Balancing the two things will ensure that you have a smooth and careless ride. Also, and this is commonly known among any slightly more experienced driver of any kind, having a spare tire with you for the road is non-negotiable. Always make sure that you have a reserve, especially when you are traveling with an RV.