Do you own an RV or are you planning on getting one?  We have listed 5 of the most common problems our RV mobile techs encounter during our RV service calls.

Top 5 RV Problems

  • Plumbing
  • Electrical System
  • Appliance Failure
  • Water Leak
  • Tire Problems

More details:

Plumbing: Plumbing problems are common in RVs and can range from leaky faucets and toilets to issues with water pumps and tanks. Leaks can cause damage to the interior and compromise the functionality of the water system.

Electrical System: Electrical issues can be frustrating and dangerous. Faulty wiring, blown fuses, or malfunctioning appliances can disrupt the power supply or even pose a fire hazard.

RV Electrical Repair work

Appliance Failure: RVs have various appliances such as refrigerators, air conditioners, heaters, and stoves. Any of these appliances can malfunction, leading to inconvenience and potential safety hazards.

RV AC Replacement and fan blade repair

Leaks: RVs are susceptible to leaks due to their design and exposure to the elements. Leaky roofs, windows, or damaged seals can result in water seeping into the RV, causing damage to the structure, interior, and potentially leading to mold or mildew growth. RV underbelly leaks are common too.

RV roof leak inspection and repair

Tires: RV tires can experience wear and tear due to long trips, overloading, or improper maintenance. Tire blowouts or flat tires can be dangerous and cause accidents. Regular inspection and proper inflation are essential for tire safety.  Make sure your bearings have been properly packed lately.

RV Tire blowout - packed wheel bearings

If we were to add two more common RV problems we would mention slide-outs and awnings.  Whereas these are common and annoying RV issues, they did not make the top 5 RV problems because you can usually still enjoy your trip without them functioning properly.

So if you are planning a trip, make sure you check these items out thoroughly before departing for your RV adventure.  Remember, regular maintenance and proper care can help prevent many of these issues. But if an emergency RV issues arises, please call our mobile RV techs.  It’s important to address any problems promptly to ensure a safe and enjoyable RV experience.