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Pre Purchase Inspections

Looking at Purchasing a Caravan, Motorhome or Campervan?

It might be worth having it checked out before you commit to buy.

PLEASE NOTE: Always have the sellers permission before booking this service. NO Mechanical checks are carried out on Motorhomes or Campervans! 

We have different grades of Caravan inspections -

Please select which inspection you require.

Bronze - £180 (1 hour inspection)

A basic inspection of road worthiness aimed at establishing if the caravan can be towed away should you decide to purchase it.

The following areas will be inspected with a report on the points shown:

  • Parking brake – overrun actuation and recoil

  • Jockey Wheel security

  • Safety latch / catch on coupling

  • Emergency braking system (breakaway cable)

  • Raise caravan to check condition, age and suitability of tyres

  • Check wheels freely rotate and that bearings are not noisy

  • Wheel bolt torque settings

  • Check operation of lights and reflectors

  • Check all doors, windows and hatches close securely

  • Check all other body parts and attachments are secure

Disclaimer statement:

An inspection report relates only to the condition of the caravan or motorhome at the time of completion of the inspection. We do not inspect the motor, engine or drive gear of a motorhome. Guarantee or warranty is not offered or implied in any way.

Silver - £230 (2 hours inspection)

  • Parking brake – overrun actuation and recoil

  • Jockey Wheel security

  • Safety latch / catch on coupling

  • Emergency braking system (breakaway cable)

  • Raise caravan to check condition, age and suitability of tyres

  • Check wheels freely rotate and that bearings are not noisy

  • Wheel bolt torque settings

  • Check operation of lights and reflectors

  • Check all doors, windows and hatches close securely

  • Check all other body parts and attachments are secure

 

Gas System

  • Gas tightness test in accordance with UKLPG guidance 14

  • Check security of gas bottle straps

 

Electrical 240v

  • Hook up unit and mechanical test at RCD electrical safety trip switch

 

Body shell and floor

  • Damp test noting down any adverse readings on check sheet report

  • Check for floor delamination

 

12 Volt

  • Check charging circuit

Disclaimer statement:

An inspection report relates only to the condition of the caravan or motorhome at the time of completion of the inspection. We do not inspect the motor, engine or drive gear of a motorhome. Guarantee or warranty is not offered or implied in any way.

Gold - £270 (3 Hours Inspection)

  • Parking brake – overrun actuation and recoil

  • Jockey Wheel security

  • Safety latch / catch on coupling

  • Emergency braking system (breakaway cable)

  • Raise caravan to check condition, age and suitability of tyres

  • Check wheels freely rotate and that bearings are not noisy

  • Wheel bolt torque settings

  • Check operation of lights and reflectors

  • Check all doors, windows and hatches close securely

  • Check all other body parts and attachments are secure

  • Issue a general condition statement

  • Offer estimate for repairs needed to correct faults

Gas System

  • Gas tightness test in accordance with UKLPG guidance 14

  • Check security of gas bottle straps

  • Gas safety certificate

Electrical 240v

  • Hook up unit and mechanical test at RCD electrical safety trip switch

  • Test all 240 volt sockets

  • Check earth bonding

Body shell and floor

  • Damp test

  • Check for floor delamination

  • Issue full damp inspection report

12 Volt

  • Check charging circuit

  • Check 12v functionality and fridge

Motorhome or Campervan Pre-Purchase Inspection - £195

We would complete a full Habitation Check as a Pre-Purchase inspection including the following -

  • Check underslung water tanks and pipes

  • Check Electric step

  • Check all Furniture and Fixtures

  • Check operation and condition of Blinds, Flyscreens, Curtains

 

Gas System

  • Gas tightness test in accordance with UKLPG guidance 14

  • Check security of gas bottle straps

  • Gas safety certificate

Electrical 240v

  • Hook up unit and mechanical test at RCD electrical safety trip switch

  • RCD trip times

  • Test all 240 volt sockets

  • Check earth bonding and report resistance

Body shell and floor

  • Damp test

  • Check for floor delamination

  • Issue full damp inspection report

12 Volt

  • Check charging circuit

  • Check 12v functionality and fridge

Pre-purchase Inspections for Caravans & Motorhomes Disclaimer

Disclaimer statement:

An inspection report relates only to the condition of the caravan or motorhome at the time of completion of the inspection. We do not inspect the motor, engine or drive gear of a motorhome. Guarantee or warranty is not offered or implied in any way.

Disclaimer explanation:

KamperBitz will undertake pre purchase inspections of caravans and habitation areas of motorhomes. In all instances the KamperBitz inspection gives no guarantee or warranty implied or otherwise in relation to the condition of the caravan or motorhome immediately following the time the inspection took place. Should a purchase be made it is entirely the responsibility of the purchaser to establish any warranty or guarantee with the vendor and KamperBitz will not be held responsible for faults that may become evident following the inspection. By instructing the KamperBitz the consumer understands the above and accepts this as a reasonable term of engagement of the services of KamperBitz in relation to a pre purchase inspection.

The inspection should not be regarded as evidence of the condition at any other time.

A pre purchase inspection is:

In all instances the pre purchase inspection is a report on the condition found at the time of the inspection and only represents the exact findings at that time.

A pre purchase inspection is not:

  • A valuation or indication of value

  • A recommendation to purchase or to not purchase

  • A guarantee of the caravan or motorhome

Contact us for further information on 01513740804

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