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PRESERVING YOUR INVESTMENT: A TRAILER MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST

Don't neglect your trailer. Follow our recommended maintenance schedule, below, to help ensure that your trailer is safe and ready to go when you are.

To Do

Per Trip

Per Season

Per Year

Tires: Check pressure and tread wear



Lights: Check for proper light functions



Breakaway Switch: Pull pin and test for proper function



Breakaway Battery: Check battery charge level



Trailer Brakes: Test braking function and performance



Lug Nuts (wheel bolts): Tighten to specified torque value


Every 3 Mo. or 3,000 miles


Brake Adjustment: Test for proper drag (light drag) and adjust as needed


Every 6 Mo. or 6,000 Miles

Wheels: Check for cracks or dents



Hubs and Drum Assemblies: Check for scoring or wear



Wheel Bearings: Repack bearings and check for damage or wear



Seals: Check for damage or leaks



Brake Assemblies: Check internal parts for wear, leaks, or damage




Brake Magnets: Check for wear and replace if surface is grooved or copper windings are exposed



Hydraulic Brakes: Bleed brakes with brake bleeders and change brake fluid




Leaf Springs: Check for broken or flattened springs



Suspension: Check for worn or loose fasteners and shackle link wear





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