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Old 05-14-2020, 09:10 PM
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Default Equipment for doing a pre-delivery inspection

I am familiar with the PDI checklist on here. We are getting a replacement for the 3023 that burned this year and I was trying to come up with a list of things needed to inspect it. So far I have:
Step ladder
Flashlight
Mirror
Tire gauge
Something to plug into outlets
Creeper or moving blanket
Screw drivers

Anything I'm missing?
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Old 05-15-2020, 10:42 AM
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Depends, of course, on how complete you want the PDI to be.

A complete PDI requires raising the camper off the wheels, one at a time, so you can rotate them and listen for brake or bearing problems. At the same time, you can activate the breakaway switch and confirm that the wheels are locked. A small bottle jack positioned under the frame (not the axle!!) near the wheel makes this easy. Use chocks if the ground is sloped.

A gallon of water in the fresh water tank will make sure the water pump works. Same for the toilet.

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Old 05-15-2020, 11:12 AM
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Its a new one that Bob is pulling from CO to the factory for us so I don't think I'll need to check the bearings.
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Agreed. The factory will do it right, though you should still make a quick check for transport damage.

I should have asked whether you will be doing the PDI on a new unit, or a second-owner unit. It makes a difference, of course.

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