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|Setting the standard for
Pre-purchase RV Inspections
|RVSurvey Inspection Report Contents
The RVSurvey Inspection Checklist is designed to inspect all components of your RV. Here is a general description of the main sections included in the
RVSurvey Report. This description does not identify all the components covered by the RVSurvey RV Inspection.
|Section 1 - Body Condition and Appearance
This section looks at the general condition and appearance of the RV body and all associated components to examine for repairs, defects, damage, missing
components and components working status. This includes all body components and the roof, looking for problem areas where repairs were made or need
to be made, delamination or separation of the body skin. This includes looking at the roof, an often missed part of the buyer's inspection, to make sure that all
components are present and in working condition.
|Section 2 - Interior Condition and Appearance
This section looks at the general condition and appearance of the interior of the RV to examine for repairs, amount of wear, missing components and damage
to any of the interior structure or components. This includes interior walls, flooring, roof, furnishings, cabinets, drawers, window hardware, electrical outlets,
plumbing and fixtures.
|Section 3 - Appliance Condition and Appearance
This section looks at the appliances furnished with the RV to determine their working condition and appearance. This includes the more expensive
components to repair like the refrigerator, cooking surface, oven, microwave, TV, VCR, air conditioner, furnace, hot water heater, water pump, etc. The focus in
this part of the inspection is to make sure all of these components are in operating order and to identify those components needing repair, maintenance or
|Section 4 - Chassis Condition and Appearance
This section looks at the structural condition of the chassis and associated components for signs of excessive wear, damage, leaks and missing or failing
|Section 5 - Running Gear (Motorhome)
This section applies to the motorhome drive components looking for damage, worn, missing components or needed repairs or maintenance. This includes
engine, transmission, tires and drive related components.
|Section 6 - Other Components
This section looks at the basic components of the RV not covered in other sections. This includes inspecting the external electrical supply components, waste
storage components, fresh water supply, awning condition and other components of the RV to check for proper installation, wear, defects and operating
|Section 7 - Test Drive (Motorhome)
This section applies to the motorhome Test Drive. The section includes a checklist for preparation for the test drive and what to do during the test drive to
check for defects or problems.
This section looks at the maintenance status of the RV and identifies areas where maintenance is recommended.
|Section 9 - Inspection Preparation
This section describes tools needed to conduct the inspection and information for the seller to prepare the RV for your inspection.
|Section 10 - Price Comparison
This section describes how and where to look for information to compare prices of similar RV's so that you will be better informed regarding current market value
of your selected RV. A key component of effective negotiation for the purchase transaction.