Did you know that there is a specific tire made just for trailers? Make sure you are rolling on the right rubber!
Small motors can freeze up if not started regularly. Turn on your fans, air conditioner, water pump and heater for a few minutes every month.
Your best defense against the nastiest offense is plain water. Make sure your black water tank has plenty of fresh water.
Want your light to shine bright? Use a 30 AMP extension cord when you hook-up.
Propane gas smells different than natural gas. It still stinks, just not quite like rotten eggs, more like rotten food. So if something smells like spoiled food, check for propane leaks.
Don’t travel with too much water in your freshwater tank. The plastic tank can develop a crack or rip due to water sloshing around with the motion of the road. Many people will put a few gallons in the tank for stops along the way, and then fill up completely at the last gas station on their route. You may want to call ahead to stations near your destination as some may not have water filling stations. But, most do.
Batteries should be checked every three to four months for proper water levels and for any corrosion. Batteries can last up to five or six years if properly maintained.
When hooked to shore power, your battery system will automatically recharge. But if you are off the grid and running off of your own battery system, expect lights to only work for about 8 to 12 hours before the battery goes dead. Many people install solar panels to aid in charging.