bing tracking image

Trailer Maintenance Schedule Cover Image

Preserving Your Investment: A Trailer Maintenance Checklist

Don't neglect your trailer. Follow our recommended maintenance schedule, below, to help ensure that your trailer is safe and ready to go when you are.Click here to download a PDF version of our schedule. Recommended Trailer Maintenance Schedule
To Do
Per Trip
Per Season
Per Year
Helpful Videos
Tires: Check pressure and tread wear
Checkmark
Lights: Check for proper light functions
Checkmark
Trailer light install and test
Breakaway Switch: Pull pin and test for proper function
Checkmark
Breakaway install kit and test
Trailer Brakes: Test braking function and performance
Checkmark
Lug Nuts (wheel bolts): Tighten to specified torque value
Every 3 Mo. or 3,000 milesHow to torque trailer lug nuts
Brake Adjustment: Test for proper drag (light drag) and adjust as needed
Every 6 Mo. or 6,000 Miles
Orange Checkmark
Wheels: Check for cracks or dents
Orange Checkmark
How to inspect a trailer wheel
Wheel Bearings: Repack bearings and check for damage or wear
Orange Checkmark
How to Repack Bearings
Seals: Check for damage or leaks
Orange Checkmark
Brake Assemblies: Check internal parts for wear, leaks, or damage
Orange Checkmark
Brake Magnets: Check for wear and replace if surface is grooved or copper windings are exposed
Orange Checkmark
Replacing a Brake Magnet
Hydraulic Brakes: Bleed brakes with brake bleeders and change brake fluid
Orange Checkmark
Brake Bleeding
Suspension: Check for worn or loose fasteners and shackle link wear
Orange Checkmark
Slipper spring and double-eye spring replacement
Updated: 6/24/21


Departments

Towing

Sports and Recreation

Trailer Parts

Vehicle

What our customers are saying:

"Excellent so far. Very quick response and timely updates."

Kevin
Mechanicsville, VA

Popular Vehicles