NOW in an updated and expanded Second Edition! Includes important information for all current Airstream trailers, including those with tankless water heaters, composite floors, and electric-only refrigerators. Get it from our online store.
This book covers everything you need to know to keep your Airstream travel trailer in great running condition for decades, by yourself, with simple tools and no prior experience.
Maintenance of your Airstream trailer is not nearly as difficult as most people think, and with just a few basic tools and this guide, you can do almost every routine task yourself. No more trips to the service center for every little thing, or waiting endlessly for an appointment.
You might even find that this book saves one of your vacations, if something goes wrong on the road!
No other book contains so much Airstream-specific and credible maintenance advice:
Your Traveling Toolkit
Inspections and Checklists
Interior Cleaning and Appearance
Exterior Cleaning and Appearance
Aluminum Body Repair
Leak Prevention, Detection, and Repair
Windows, Doors, Locks, and Vents
Running Gear & A-Frame (incl. wheels, tires, brakes, and bearings)
Storage and Seasonal (including winterizing and sanitizing)
Gas Appliances (including details about 4 types of tankless heaters now being used)
… and over 100 new illustrations!
You don’t need to have a collection of tools or prior experience, because this book will walk you through each procedure, starting with simple inspections and cleaning tasks anyone can do. If you want to go further, more complex procedures such as gas appliance maintenance, wheel bearing and brake service, and leak repair are explained in detail.
It’s written by the publisher of Airstream Life magazine, based on research with component manufacturers, factory personnel, service technicians, and experienced Airstream travelers.
Spiral bound (so it lays flat while you’re reading it), 6×9″ paperback. 113 illustrations, 240 pages.