Maintenance Schedule Checklists

This list was copied from the Airstream manual.

Every 1,000 miles or 60 days

[  ] Escape window. Check operation of latches and upper spring.
[  ] Battery. Check water level.
[  ] Smoke alarm. Test and replace as required.
[  ] Tires. Check tire pressure.
[  ] Hitch. Check for loose bolts and unusual wear.
[  ] GFI circuit breaker. Test and record.

Every 5,000 miles or 90 days

[  ] Exterior door locks. Lubricate with dry graphite.
[  ] Exterior hinges. Lubricate with light household oil.
[  ] LPG hold down. Lubricate with light household oil.
[  ] LPG regulator. Lubricate with light household oil.
[  ] Main door striker pocket. Coat with paraffin.
[  ] Wheel lug nuts. Ensure tight.
[  ] Break away switch. Pull switch and lubricate with light household oil.
[  ] 7-way plug. Spray with contact cleaner.
[  ] Hitch ball latch. Lubricate with non-detergent motor oil.
[  ] Hitch ball. Lubricate with hitch ball lube.
[  ] Range exhaust hood. Clean fan blades and wash filter.
[  ] Roof vent elevator screws. Lubricate with light household oil.
[  ] Main door step. Lubricate moving parts and check.
[  ] Escape window. Check operation of latches and upper spring.
[  ] Battery. Check water level.
[  ] Smoke alarm. Test and replace as required.
[  ] Tires Check tire pressure.
[  ] Hitch. Check for loose bolts and unusual wear.
[  ] GFI circuit breaker. Test and record.

Every 10,000 miles or 6 months

[  ] Brakes Inspect, adjust or replace as necessary.
[  ] Wheel Bearings Clean and repack*.
[  ] Tires Inspect and rotate.
[  ] Spare Tire Carrier Lubricate moving parts.
[  ] Seals, Windows & Door Clean with mild detergent and coat with “Slipicone”.
[  ] TV Antenna Lubricate all moving parts with silicone lubricant.
[  ] Exterior Wax (Do not use an abrasive cleaner or wax).
[  ] Escape Window Lubricate latches with WD-40.

* We found our wheel bearings were sealed and do not require repacking.

Annually

[  ] Battery Clean, neutralize and coat terminals with petroleum jelly.
[  ] A-Frame, Step Wire brush and paint frame at front and rear.
[  ] LP Bottles Have purged by LP supplier.
[  ] Seams: Check and reseal exterior seams, windows, lights and vents as needed. Use Acryl-R seam sealer or equivalent.
[  ] Hitch Coupler and Ball: Check for wear or damage. Assure all parts operate freely. Replace any component if worn or damaged.
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