Check for any signs of damage or leakage. Look for missing, loose, or cracked seals and caulk around vents, windows, and doors.
Inspect the walls for delamination, cracking, soft spots, and sagging. Make sure all screws are tight and check the caulking job around windows and doors.
3. Suspension System:
Check that the suspension system is working properly, including the hitch and brake systems are in good condition with no leaks or corrosion.
Inspect all tires for wear, damage, and proper inflation pressure levels before taking a long drive down the highway.
5. Electrical System:
Test each electrical component to make sure it is working correctly - this includes both the interior and exterior lighting fixtures.
6. Plumbing System:
Check all hoses and connections for any signs of wear or leakage, as well as proper water pressure in the system.
Make sure that all appliances are functioning correctly with no signs of damage or malfunctioning parts.
Look for any cracks, warping, soft spots, or areas with potential water damage. Make sure there is no evidence of mold or mildew buildup in the flooring material.
Check that all awnings are securely mounted and free from tears, rips, or staining from exposure to the elements.
10. Safety Equipment:
Ensure that your fifth wheel RV has all the necessary safety equipment such as fire extinguishers, carbon monoxide detectors, and smoke alarms.