Diesel Motorhome RV Service

MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES | PRE-TRIP CHECKLIST | DIESEL | GAS

General Maintenance Schedule
Maintenance ScheduleDailyWeeklyMonthlyQuarterlySemiannuallyAnnuallyEvery Two Years
General inspection - This is a visual walk-around inspection. Check both the interior and exterior of the motorhome.
Batteries - Inspect the water level of lead-acid batteries.
Check the battery terminal connections - Tight and free of Corrosion.
Apply a thin coat of grease to battery terminal connections.
Air dryer service.
Air Tanks - Drain Air Tanks.
Engine Oil Level - Visual inspection. Keep at full mark on dipstick.
Engine Oil Filter - Replace. Refer to Cummins manual.
Engine Coolant Level - Inspect cooland reservoir. Keep at full mark.
Serpintine Belt and A/C Belts - Inspect for proper tightness and ensure no cracks, frays or abnormal wear. KEEP FINGERS AWAY FROM BELTS AND ROTATING COMPONENTS TURN REAR START BOX OFF.
Transmission Fluid Level - Visual inspection. Keep at full on dipstick.
Transmission Filter - Replace. Change the fluid internal filters after the first 5,000 miles, then 25,000 miles of 18 months.
Hydraulic Leveling Reservoir - Perform calibration procedures for proper fluid level.
Leveling Jack Legs - Keep clean and free of dirt. Lubricate using WD-40.
Steering Column - Inspect grease fittings at u-joints.
Steering Gear - Grease using hand grease gun only.
Engine Coolant Filter - Inspect SCA levels. Replace filter. Refer to Cummins manual.
Engine Coolant System - Drain and Flush.
Tire Pressure - Inspect tires for proper inflation pressures.
Fuel Filters - Changed at every Oil Change interval.

Diesel Maintenance Schedule
Maintenance ScheduleDailyWeeklyMonthlyQuarterlySemiannuallyAnnuallyEvery Two Years
Fuel Water Separator - Change every 12 - 18 months or 25,000 miles.
Power Steering/Hydraulic Fans Reservoir - Check Oil Level. Keep at Full mark. Quarterly or 6,000 miles.
Power Steering Reservoir Filter - Change Cellulose filter. Annually or 15,000 miles.
King Pins and Knuckles - Steer axle - Grease using a high quality multipurpose lithium soap pressure gun lubricant designed to withstand high temperatures. Annually or every 10,000 miles.
Entry Steps - Lubricate all moving parts using Kwikee Spray Lube.
Driveline Universal Joints - Grease using a high quality, multi-purpose lithium soap pressure gun lubricant designed to withstand high temperatures. Annually or every 10,000 miles.
Driveline Slip Yoke and Splines - Grease using a high quality multi-purpose lithium soap pressure gun lubricant designed to withstand high temperatures. Annually or every 10,000 miles.
Drag Link and Center Link - Grease using a high quality multi-purpose lithium soap pressure gun lubricant designed to withstand high temperatures. Annually or every 10,000 miles.
Wheel Bearing - Requires cleaning and packing. Generally Front Axle only. Annually or every 30,000 miles.
Tag Axle and Oil Bath Hubs - Inspect fluid level (a clean cover). Keep to full mark. Before each trip to every 5,000 miles.
Tag Axle and Oil Bath Hubs - Drain and change Oil using S.A.E. 80w/90 gear oil. Annually or every 30,000 miles.
Drive Axle Oil Level and Housing Breather - Inspect the lubricant oil level with fill port. Breather clean and free of dirt.
Brake calipers and slack adjusters - Grease and adjust. Annually or every 30,000 miles.
Drive Axle Oil - Change oil 3 years or 250,000 miles.