Trailer Maintenance Schedule

Don’t neglect your trailer. It’s no joke if it’s broke! Follow our recommended maintenance schedule, below, to help ensure that your trailer is safe and ready to go when you are. Contact your local Snapper Trailers service department for further guidance or schedule your next service today. #snappertrailers #trailers

P.S. Tune in next week for a complete Pre-Departure Checklist!

Recommended Trailer Maintenance Schedule

Item Inspection Required Each Trip 3 Mo. or 3,000 Mi. 6 Mo. or 6,000 Mi. 12 Mo. or 12,000 Mi.
Tires Check tire 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 the specified torque value
Brake adjustment Test for proper drag (light drag) and adjust as needed
Wheels Check for cracks or dents
Hub 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 the surface is grooved or copper windings are exposed
Hydraulic brakes Bleed brakes and change brake fluid
Springs Check for broken or flattened springs
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