Caravan Sitting for a while

Submitted: Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 00:07
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Hi have a 21ft caravan now its been sitting doing nothing since November thats was our last trip away in it and its going to sitt for a while longer till i get my lisence back. May i get it back now my question is is there any thing i should be doing because the caravan is sitting doing nothing the water tanks have water in them do i empty them like any maintance i should do thanks
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Reply By: mountainman - Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 01:30

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 01:30
Stored outside or inside ?
Which part of the country are you in would help. .
how old is van ?
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Reply By: Sand Man (SA) - Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 07:32

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 07:32
For the length of time you have specified, I don't believe any particular action is required.

I always fill the water tanks to eliminate as much air as possible and discourage the development of mould.

If the van is sitting for extremely long periods, an occasional part rotation of the wheels may help with flat spots. Just ensure tyre inflation is kept "normal".
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Reply By: Member - Smithy-Yea - Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 09:46

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 09:46
Hi the van is outside ok thats fine id just keep washing it every couple of weeks
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Reply By: sweetwill - Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 10:24

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 10:24
Before I sold my van "lack of use" if I knew it was going to stand for a while I would put a liter of Milton in the water tank then fill it, if you have a battery set up have it on trickle charge,then open it every so often to air, and remember to empty the water before your next trip,
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