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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