Covid -19
Due to the Corona virus outbreak and the governmentís restrictions Peter Bowman Towing Centre is Closed until the current restrictions are relaxed. We will be open again as soon as itís safe to do so. I am able to take calls on 0161 797 3000 for quotes etc. As we get nearer to being able to open I will be taking bookings. I hope you all stay safe and well. Brian.

Peter Bowman Towing Centre is a Motorhome and Caravan NCC approved workshop

All makes of Caravans/ Motorhomes serviced and repaired by fully trained and technicians. We can provide an estimate for any additional repair work identified during a service and we use genuine parts where possible. 

We are an approved centre for:

Caravan Servicing – we carry out an extensive service in accordance with the latest maintenance manual specification, the following systems are checked:-

Electrical system 

  • Battery- check condition, security, electrolyte level & lubrication terminals, battery is charged if required
  • 12n/12s/13 pin plugs inspected and replaced if needed
  • RCD unit check and operation of MCB’s
  • Test wiring sockets, plugs, fuses
  • External  lights, reflectors cleaned , check condition and operation
  • Check awning lights
  • Operation of internal lighting
  • Fridge check operation, check vents, exhaust and that fridge is secure
  • Smoke alarm
  • Test 240v plug in to mains test socket inside and out, check earth connection going to chassis

Water system

  • Operation of water pump, pressure switch and heater & clean grit filter
  • Taps and shower
  • Toilet operation flush and seals
  • Hot water system
  • Waste system, checked for leaks
  • Water filter and housing, checked for leaks and replace filter if necessary
  • Drain down – winter only

Bodywork and fixings

  • Damp meter test- readings recorded on Damp report
  • Exterior sealants and trim – report any damage & sealant condition
  • Grab handles security and sealing
  • Doors /Window stays/locks/hinges, checked for operation & lubricate
  • Roof lights and seals
  • Floor checked for delamination
  • Window seals & blinds 

Chassis and running gear

  • Handbrake operation- checked for operation & lubricate
  • Tyre condition and tyre pressure, assess age (including spare)
  • Wheels checked for damage and distortion
  • Suspension & shock absorbers (if fitted)- check operation
  • Adjust/check brakes , brake drums removed & brake shoes inspected, adjusted  & cleaned
  • Check corner steadies checked for operation, damage & lubricate.
  • Coupling head and safety catch – checked for wear and lubricate
  • Check damper for leaks and efficiency 
  • Strip down jockey wheel inspect and lubricate
  • Chassis check for security, lubricate legs and brake linkage

Gas supply and appliances

  • Gas pressure test, vents and flues, rubber gas pipe
  • Gas leak test
  • Gas dispersal holes- checked for blockage
  • Water heater test
  • Cooking appliance test
  • Test fridge for cooling
  • Gas cylinder check security

Download the Touring Caravan Checklist - (pdf)
Download the Motorhome Habitation Checklist - (pdf)

Call us to book a Service

To book a service with us please use the contact details below

(0161) 797 3000

Download the Approved Workshop Scheme Caravan and Motorhome Servicing Leaflet - (pdf)

Approved workshops

Peter Bowman Towing Centre is a member of the Approved Workshops Scheme


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