When you get that travel itch, the first step is to decide on where you want to venture to, whether that means going to one or multiple areas. Before you actually go on your trip, you must get your motorhome ready for your travels. At TruePoint Insurance, serving Fisherville, KS, and the surrounding region, we have a few simple tips to keep you safe and having fun.
Update Your Insurance Policy
Before you head out on the road, make sure you update your insurance policy. You would hate to get into an accident and get a fine for not having insurance in addition to the expense of paying for the other party’s property as well as yours.
Check Your Tires
One important step of ensuring your motorhome is roadworthy is to assess the pressure if the tires. You also want to check in the treads for cracks. Since tires vary from one another, if you’re unsure of how much pressure you should put in your tires, you should read your owner’s manual.
Sometimes, generators don’t start as well if they’ve been sitting for a prolonged period of time due to fuel not running through the lines. You want to prime your generator. If you don’t have a primer, crank it for about 15 seconds and cycle it to make sure the generator runs. Next, you should run the pump. Generally, you only need to for about 20 seconds.
To get your generator ready, you will need to start it and also check certain functions on it. Getting your generator started can be tricky. Especially if your generator sat for an extended period of time. The lack of fuel in the lines is usually the reason why your generator won’t start. If you have a prime feature, prime your generator until your indicator light turns on for the fuel pump. Run the pump for about 20 seconds to deliver fuel to the carburetor – the generator should start much quicker. If you do not have a prime feature on your generator, you will have to crank it until it starts. Let the starter rest to cool after about 15 seconds of cranking. Cycle the starter until it runs. Check the oil levels and filter also.
Learn more about getting your motorhome ready from TruePoint Insurance, serving Fisherville, KY, and the general vicinity, by visiting our website.