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Before You Buy: Understanding RV Maintenance

Thinking of buying an RV? While hitting the open road in a vehicle you can drive, sleep and live in is a great way to see the sights, there are a few things to consider before making the investment. One such consideration is the additional maintenance a big rig requires. Below, we’ll go over a few of the many upkeep aspects you should be aware of before buying your own recreational vehicle.

Just like a car, an RV needs routine maintenance to keep it in safe, working condition. From oil changes and filter replacements to tire rotations and brake checks, there are the upkeeps you should already be familiar with due to your own vehicle. RVs require several supplementary checks and replacements, however, that most people don’t realize until they have an RV of their own. Altogether, these services add up to roughly $1,000 to $2,000 a year in regular maintenance.

There can be a lot to RV upkeep. Be sure to reach out to a qualified technician before purchasing for help on getting used to all the particulars. You can also check out the accompanying resource to learn more about RV maintenance.

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