While every tent camper vividly understands and appreciates that there is a need to carry a toolkit, when it comes to RVs, the need to carry a comprehensive toolkit becomes exacerbated. There are numerous moving parts a typical RV, all of which are potential failure points. Thus only when you are heading to a family vacation and some part of the RV fails or breaks down will you fully appreciate the value of a comprehensive toolkit with you.
Herein, we are going to explore a toolkit checklist to ensure that you have any tool that you might need in case of an emergency.
General Travel Toolkit:
You should invest in a general travel toolkit that has the following items:
#4. Nail puller
#5. Rechargeable portable drill
#6. Inspection mirror, preferably one with LED lights
Roadside Emergency Toolkit:
RVs are susceptible to the normal failures that exist in other vehicles. However, being specialized vehicles, they also have other unique failures that may impede your journey to your vacation destination. To handle any roadside emergency, you need a toolkit with the following tools:
#1. Tow Strap
#2. Jumper Cables
#3. Gasoline metal can
#4. Safety cones
#5. A general roadside assistance kit
#6. Fire Extinguisher
#8. Floor jack
#10. Spare tire(s)
Equipment For Propane Emergencies:
Since most RVs are designed and come with a capable cooking installation, you should carry with you tools that can handle emergencies in this part of the RV. Thus you should have a toolkit with the following items:
#1. A torch
#2. A refill adapter for your propane tank
#3. A gas meter
You can consider adding other tools to the list above. For instance, you add an electrical emergency toolkit carrying various items that will help you handle any electrical emergencies.