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Pre Purchase Check

Looking at Purchasing a Caravan or Motorhome?

It's might be worth having in checked out before you buy

PLEASE NOTE: Always have the sells person permission before booking this service.

We have had a customers split the cost of the Gold service and both the seller and customer has kept the copy of the inspection sheet

We have different grades of inspection.

Please select which service you require.

Bronze Level £60 (1 hour inspection)

A basic inspection of road worthiness aimed at establishing if the caravan can be towed away should be member 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 breaking system (breakaway cable)
  • Raise caravan/ motorhome to check condition, age and suitability of tyres
  • Check wheels freely rotate and that bearings are not noisy
  • Wheel bolt torque settings
  • 12n 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 Level £120 (2 hours inspection)

  • Parking brake – overrun actuation and recoil
  • Jockey Wheel security
  • Safety latch / catch on coupling
  • Emergency breaking system (breakaway cable)
  • Raise caravan/ motorhome to check condition, age and suitability of tyres
  • Check wheels freely rotate and that bearings are not noisy
  • Wheel bolt torque settings
  • 12n 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 Level £180 (3 Hours Inspection)

  • Parking brake – overrun actuation and recoil
  • Jockey Wheel security
  • Safety latch / catch on coupling
  • Emergency breaking system (breakaway cable)
  • Raise caravan/ motorhome to check condition, age and suitability of tyres
  • Check wheels freely rotate and that bearings are not noisy
  • Wheel bolt torque settings
  • 12n 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
  • Test ampere functionality of 240v appliance’s
  • 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


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:

Caravan-service will undertake pre purchase inspections of caravans and habitation areas of motorhomes. In all instances the Caravan-service 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 the Greenfields Caravan-service will not be held responsible for faults that may become evident following the inspection. By instructing the Greenfields Caravan-service the consumer understands the above and accepts this as a reasonable term of engagement of the services of Caravan-service 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



We accept payments on site by Cash and Card*


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