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Old 01-30-2008, 04:53 AM   #1
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Need inspection checklist for Excella MH

Seek advice before I buy, Thank You Much,
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Old 01-30-2008, 05:01 AM   #2
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Seek Inspection checklist before buying Excella MH

All replies appreciated and
thank you for your kind welcome.
It's Thank fully appreciated. Larry.
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Old 01-30-2008, 06:24 AM   #3
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Check out the following links.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f160...ses-18916.html

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f156...ions-1436.html

Good luck!

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Old 01-30-2008, 09:42 AM   #4
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More suggestions for a checklist:

Motorhome checklist

Exterior:

All locks on compartments work
Yes / No

Compartments have minimal interior rust (bottoms are solid)
Yes / No

Water fill door opens with key
Yes / No

Gas door opens freely
Yes / No

Exterior a/c outlet door opens freely
Yes / No

Tires match brand, size
Yes / No

Are there gobs of sealant on seams or over windows and door
Yes / No

All windows intact and made of glass
Yes / No

Are window screens intact
Yes / No

Is paint too far gone (will a buff and wax do it good?)
Yes / No

Spare tire?
Yes / No

Spare tire cover? (if applicable)
Yes / No

Water heater look ok?
Yes / No

Does the front grill/lights show any previous damage?
Yes / No

Rust where the steel end caps meet the aluminum skin?
Yes / No
(Argosy only)

Are there any dents or other damage that are visible?
Yes / No

Is the propane system functional?
Yes / No

Do the windshield wipers work properly?
Yes / No

Does the hydraulic leveling system work properly?
Yes / No

Interior:

Exterior door opens and closes properly and fits properly
Yes / No

Screen door is intact with latch slider in place
Yes / No

Generator starts and runs smoothly from inside
Yes / No

Generator can carry load of all AC units when running
Yes / No

Do roof AC units cool
Yes / No

Refer works (ammonia smell?)
Yes / No

Furnace(s) works
Yes / No

Cook top / oven works
Yes / No

Icemaker Works
Yes / No

Are the edges of the windshield fogged, if so how far in?
Yes / No

Is windshield cracked
Yes / No

Do drivers and passenger windows slide open & closed
Yes / No

Doors latch and open properly
Yes / No

All tambours are there and work freely in both directions (Up and down, left and right)
Yes / No

Floor feels solid throughout
Yes / No

Water pump and faucets work
Yes / No

Toilet works (holds water in bowl)
Yes / No

Bathroom counters cracked or dull
Yes / No

Shower pan cracked or dull
Yes / No

Shower door/curtain functional
Yes / No

How does it smell overall?
Good / Bad

Are the closet sizes satisfactory?
Yes / No

Can the bedroom cabinets be accessed when the bed is out
Yes / No

If present does the food processor work?
Yes / No

Are the food processor appliances present?
Yes / No

Does the Univolt function properly?
Yes / No

Does the auxiliary engine heater work? (under couch)
Yes / No

If CB radio is present does it work?
Yes / No

If dash radio is present does it work?
Yes / No

Does carpeting/flooring need to be replaced?
Yes / No

Do curtains need to be replaced?
Yes / No

If present does microwave work?
Yes / No

Does the status display board function properly?
Yes / No

Engine / suspension / steering:

Does it start easy?
Yes / No

Does it run smooth?
Yes / No

Are gauge readings in the normal range?
Yes / No

Do all of the gauges work?
Yes / No

Does the cruise control work?
Yes / No

Does the transmission shift smoothly?
Yes / No

Do the brakes feel good (no sponginess, etc.)?
Yes / No

Does the dash AC work?
Yes / No

Does the dash heater work?
Yes / No

Any obvious engine, transmission or rear end leaks?
Yes / No

Any signs of coolant leakage along the radiator seams?
Yes / No

Does the rear air bag suspension work properly?
Yes / No

Is the rear air suspension air compressor working?
Yes / No

Are the front air bags holding air (55 psi)?
Yes / No

Is there any slop in the steering?
(Inspect idler arms carefully)
Yes / No

Any blue or black smoke from exhaust?
Yes / No

Hope this helps!

Brad
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