Gas Motorhome RV Service

MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES | PRE-TRIP CHECKLIST | DIESEL | GAS

The Following is a Recommended Maintenance Schedule to Insure The
Safety, Dependability and Enjoyable Use of Your Coach.

  • Engine Oil & Oil Filter Change: Always use SF/CC or SF/CD quality energy conserving oils of the proper viscosity. Also, always change the oil and filter as soon as possible after driving in a dust storm.
    SCHEDULE: EVERY 3,000 / 6,000 / 9,000/ 12,000 / 15,000 / 18,000 / 21,000 / 24,000 & EVERY 30,000 MILES.
  • Chassis Lubrication
    SCHEDULE: EVERY 4 MONTHS or 6,000 / 12,000 / 18,000 / 24,000 & EVERY 60,000 MILES.
  • Cooling System Service: Drain, flush and refill system with new coolant.
    SCHEDULE: EVERY 24 MONTHS OR 24,000 AND 48,000 MILES.
  • Air Cleaner Element Replacement: Replace at specific intervals; more often under dusty conditions.
    SCHEDULE: 24,000 OR 48,000 MILES.
  • Front Wheel Bearing Repack: Clean and repack the front wheel bearings at each brake relining, or at specified intervals, whichever comes first.
    SCHEDULE: 12,000 / 24,000 / 36,000 / 48,000 AND 60,000 MILES.
  • Transmission Service:
    AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS: Change the transmission fluid and filter every 15,000 miles for vehicles under 8600 GVWR, or every 12,000 miles for vehicles over 8600 GVWR if the vehicle is mainly driven under one or more of these conditions:
    • In heavy city traffic where the outside temperature regularly reaches 90° or higher.
    • In hilly or mountainous terrain.
    • Frequent trailer-pulling.
    • Uses such as taxi or delivery service.
      If the vehicle is not used mainly under any of these conditions, change the fluid and filter every 30,000 miles for vehicles under 8600 GVWR, or every 24,000 miles for vehicles over 8600 GVWR.
  • PCV System Inspection: Check that the PCV system works properly. Replace the valve as necessary and any worn, plugged or collapsed hoses.
  • Fuel Filter Replacement: Replace the fuel filter at the specified intervals or sooner if clogged.
    SCHEDULE: EVERY 12,000 / 24,000 / 36,000 / 48,000 AND 60,000 MILES.
  • Spark Plugs:
    SCHEDULE: 12,000 / 24,000 / 36,000 / 48,000 AND 60,000 MILES.
  • Wire Service: Clean wires and inspect for burns, cracks or other damage. Check the wire boot fit at the distributor and the spark plugs. Replace wires as needed.
  • Fuel Tank, Cap & Lines Inspection: Inspect the fuel tank, cap and lines for damage or leaks. Remove fuel cap, inspect gasket for an even filler neck imprint and any damage. Replace parts as needed.
  • Engine Accessory Drive Belts Inspection: Inspect belts, look for cracks, fraying wear and improper tension. Adjust or replace as needed.

Service to be PerformedEach Trip1,000 Miles3 Months6 Months10,000 Miles
Yearly
Wash Exterior
Inspect Tires
Rotate & Balance Wheels
Lubricate Locks
Lubricate Hinges
Inspect & Clean Vents
Clean Battery Cables & Terminals
Inspect Suspension
Service Chassis (see Chassis Manual)
Torque Lug Nuts (see Chassis Manual)
Sanitize Water Tank
Clean Drapes & Interior Fabrics
Service Power Plant (see Power Plant Manual)
Check all exterior seams, roof, window, sidewall, windshield, etc
Reseal roof if necessary
Reseal Windows, sidewalls, doors
Water Heater Cleaning
Refrigerator Check
Furnace Check
Generator Tune-Up 50 hrs
100 hrs