Tag Archives: caravan repairs

caravan tap cassette and microswitch

Leaking Caravan Tap?

Suffering with a leaking caravan tap and don’t know why? We’ll try to explain a bit about caravan taps and why they fail. A caravan tap is different from your household tap as it has to perform two separate tasks. Firstly, it acts as an outlet to release water and secondly (and simultaneously) to activate an electric

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Alko and BPW nuts

Stub Axle Nuts

One of the most frequently asked questions for me is ”what are stub axle nuts and why have I been charged for them on my service”? Stub axle nuts are also often referred to as ‘one shot’ nuts. Stub axle nuts hold the drum to the axle (not the wheel to the drum). They are

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caravan fires

Caravan Fires

I came across this caravanning disaster parked in a lay-by whilst travelling through St Ives recently. You immediately hope no-one was hurt and seeing caravan fires like this certainly brings it home how quickly things can go wrong. This photo clearly highlights the reason why it is so important to have your caravan serviced every year,

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