Manufacturer's Maintenance Schedule

Below is Forest River's Recommended Service and Maintenance Schedule.

Table 1. Before Each Trip

Item

Procedure

Tires and Wheels

Check lugnuts are tightened to specified torque value.

Check tire inflation pressure.

Windows and Doors

Check vinyl seals when washing exterior.

Check seals for damage and repair as needed.

Lubricate door hinges and step components with WD40.

Adjust and lubricate window latches with WD40.

Lube all door locks and strike pockets.

Water and Drainage

Check drainage systems for leaks and road damage.

Electrical System

Check GFCI circuits.

Appliances

Remove food and ice from refrigerator after each trip.

Safety Equipment

Test all detector components.

Carpeting

Vacuum after each trip.

Weight and Distribution

Keep within specified load limits.

Table 2. Monthly

Item

Procedure

Fiberglass Exterior

Wash with warm water and mild detergent.

Water and Drainage

Check hoses, fittings and connections for leaks and wear.

Appliances

Clean fan blades and wash filter on range exhaust hood.

Check for obstructions and dirt on ext. appliance vents.

Safety Equipment

Check fire extinguisher pressure and condition.

Wood Surfaces

Clean prefinished panels and wood with wood cleaner.

Table 3. Every 6 Months

Item

Procedure

Fiberglass Exterior

Wax with liquid or paste wax.

Roof and Roof Components

Inspect and reseal as needed.

Axles

Torque mounting bolts to 145-150 foot pounds.

Brakes

Check operation and for uneven wear.

Table 4. Yearly

Item

Procedure

Roof and Roof Components

Lubricate roof vent mechanism with light oil and clean completely.

Propane System

Have qualified service center check pressures and complete system.

Water and Drainage

Winterize system depending on local conditions.

Safety Equipment

Clean all detector components.

Bearings

Repack wheel bearings yearly.

Table 5. As Required

Item

Procedure

Propane System

Check for leaks and road damage.

Water and Drainage

Sanitize system.

Electrical System

Maintenance on generator per generator manual.

Check and service battery/s.

Carpeting

Clean per carpet manufacturer's instructions.

Seats

Lubricate all mechanisms and inspect for proper operation.

Check all seat belt buckles, release mechanisms and webbing.

Chassis and Components

Follow chassis lubrication and maintenance procedures.

Bearings

Repack wheel bearings yearly.

Brakes

Check operation and for uneven wear.