These fluid analysis can be done independently of the inspections. Fluid samples include engine oil, coolant and transmission fluid. If you have a generator, additional fluid samples would be taken on the engine oil and coolant (if so equipped). Additional samples are priced as follows:
- One Sample – $139.95
- Two Samples – $249.95
- Three Samples – $359.95
- Four Samples – $469.95
- Five Samples – $579.95
This is similar to the walkthrough the dealer or previous owner did with you, but is greater detail. We will explain how the systems of your RV work including:
- Fresh water
- Waste water
- Electrical – 120 volt and 12 volt systems
We will also explain how your appliances function:
- 2- or 3-way refrigerator
- Air Conditioner
- Water Heater
The NRVIA Certified RV Inspector examines and reports on the following RV components during the RV Inspection:
- Exterior components– General condition of roof, joints, seals, vents, covers, antennas, etc.
- Walls– Condition of front, rear, side walls, joints, trim, gutters, decals, and paint
- Slide-outs– Mechanical operation and condition of seals, tracking/rack system, etc.
- Awnings – Condition and mechanical operation of main, window, and slide out topper awnings
- Windows– Condition of windows, screens, seals, locks, and latches
- Doors– Condition of entrance and cargo doors, locks, and latches
- Storage– Condition of storage areas, seals, waterproofing, hinges, gas cylinders, flooring and interior walls, lighting, etc.
- Chassis/Frame– Condition of frame, axles, springs, shocks and hanger components, wheels/tires and rims, brakes, spare tire and mounting rack, leveling/stabilization system and operation, hitch, pin box, chains, and breakaway switch
- Chassis Lights and Voltage System– Condition of battery, lights, cables, and connectors
- Electrical– Inspection of house/pedestal power, hot skin test, breakers/fuses and wiring, GFCI circuits, polarity, converter, and operation of lights, fans, and receptacles
- Inverter– Condition and operation of inverter, cables, wires, and connections
- Plumbing– City water and on-demand water, gray and black water tank condition and operation, inline check valve and water filter, faucets and shower fixtures, doors, racks, and other hardware, water pressure, water pump, exterior shower, toilet flapper seal, expulsion valves
- Propane System – Inspect condition of ASME and DOT Cylinders, hoses, fittings, regulator, cover, and leak test
- Life Safety Features– Test and inspect condition/age of LP Detector, CO Detector, Smoke Detector, and Fire Extinguisher
- Refrigerator– Operates on various heat sources, latch and seal, temperature adherence, recall kit, drainage, proper baffling
- Water Heater – Operates on various heat sources, condition, bypass valve operation, anode rod, tank sludge, and dauber screen
- Furnace – Proper operation, ventilation, timing, and dauber screen
- Cook Top and Stove – Operation and condition of all burners, oven, and exhaust fan
- Air Conditioner(s) – Exterior condition of shroud and coils, operation, Delta T test, and plenum division and seal
- Microwave, Washer/Dryer, and Other Appliances – Proper operation and condition
- Ceilings – General condition of ceilings and skylights, visual inspection for discoloration, damage, or stains, and operation of sky vents
- Walls, Floors, Cabinets, and Furniture – General condition, appearance of discoloration, damage, stains, evidence of repair/replacement, water damage and soft spots, operation of cabinets and furniture
- Generator – Operation, oil and filter, fuel/prime switch, circuit breaker, and load at 50%
- Generator Oil Analysis – Oil analyzed by lab to check for thermal or mechanical breakdown and contamination
- Motorhome Chassis – Condition of cockpit/navigation area, dash controls, gauges, and mileage/hours
- Engine Compartment – Appearance of engine and transmission, oil and fluid levels, and condition of hoses, belts, radiators, and fans
- Exhaust System – General condition of exhaust system, pipe, converter, muffler, and brackets
- Motorhome Fluid Analysis – Coolant, transmission, and oil fluid analyzed by lab to check for thermal or mechanical breakdown and contamination
- Other Accessories– As applicable
The RV Inspection and Report are opinions only that are based upon the inspector’s visual observation of the existing conditions of the RV at the date and time of the inspection.
The completed Inspection Report is not to be, or construed as a guarantee, warranty, or any form of insurance on the RV.
MY RV Inspections will not be responsible for any necessary repairs to defects found during the inspection or replacement of faulty items with regard to the RV, any of its accessories, components, or other contents.
Again, we will be objective in our inspection reporting and not overstate or understate the findings of the inspection. We will, however, report any hazardous safety condition findings to those who need to be aware.
We do not do anything that the owner or prospective owner would reasonably object to during the inspection process.
We do not disassemble anything except for access panels that were designed to be readily removed and replaced. In some cases, there may be components or structures that are not accessible. Therefore, we may not be able inspect some areas or items, and are not responsible for items that we can’t see or access.
We do not jack up the RV or remove wheels during the inspection process.
The Inspection shall not be construed as a “Compliance Inspection” of any code, governmental regulation, or of any manufacturer’s installation procedures or instructions.
Completed RV Inspections are not an expressed, implied warranty or guarantee of adequacy, performance, or useful life of any RV, or any of its components or systems.