First published in 1993 and having sold over 75,000 copies, this fourth edition of the Caravan Manual contains completely revised text and many new illustrations. As well as guidance on maintaining older caravans, it includes details about the very latest models. There's new information on caravan weights, the use of public weighbridges, and related legal issues, along with electronic and computerised wiring systems in cars. There are major updates to the chapters on chassis, running gear, body construction, gas and all electrical details. This essential manual describes all the vital maintenance tasks and repair work that keeps a caravan in tip-top condition.
John Wickersham has been a keen caravanner and motorcaravanner for over 40 years, and his technical articles have appeared regularly in the members' magazines of both The Camping & Carvanning Club and The Caravan Club. He has written all the successful Haynes caravanning and motorcaravanning titles.
Guidance for buying, owning and maintaining. Step-by-step practical information on electricity, gas and water supplies. Up-to-date information on electronic and computerised wiring systems and 13-pin plugs for coupling-up to a tow car.New details on BPW chassis, braking systems, jacking procedures and running gear. A new step-by-step account of installing an electric motor mover.Energy-saving information, including the installation and output data of a roof-mounted 70W solar panel.In-depth coverage of appliances, accessories and furnishings. Latest information on safety and legal requirements. Directory of useful addresses.