Caravan pre journey checklist

It’s always a good thing to make sure you caravan is safe and ready for it’s journey before you set off.
We have put a list below, recommended by The Camping and Caravanning Club on things that should always be checked before moving off.
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  • Internal articles – Ensure secure
  • Security locks – Remove all
  • Wheel nut torque and Tyre pressures – Check
  • Gas cylinder/s – Check taps are closed at cylinder
  • Fridge – set to 12V mode, check travel catch engaged
  • Mains Electrics – Isolate
  • Fresh water system – Drain, disconnect and stow pump
  • Toilet – Empty & drain flush tank (if required)
  • Windows and roof lights – Check closed and locked
  • Mains and TV cables – Disconnect & stow
  • TV aerial/Sat Dish – lower (if fitted)
  • Corner steadies – Raise
  • Nose weight – Check on level ground & adjust as required
  • Motor Mover – Ensure disengaged (if fitted)
  • External lockers & loads – Check secured
  • HITCH UNIT, connect tow electrics & breakaway cable
  • Jockey wheel – Wind down to apply load to hitch
  • Check unit hitched safely, including breakaway cable routing
  • Jockey wheel – Stow & release handbrake
  • Stabiliser – Engage (if fitted)
  • Road lights – Check working
  • Mirrors – Fit
  • Check pitch is clear of your equipment before departing