RV Advice

How to Lubricate Your RV

September 23, 2016

Learn tips for proper RV lubrication in our latest RV maintenance video.

In this RV DIY video, KOA RV Expert Mark Polk demonstrates how to properly lubricate your RV. This periodic 15 minute preventive maintenance procedure will help ensure all moving parts on your rig continue to operate properly.

Top Tips From This Video

  • Lubricating the components of your RV is one of the simplest preventative maintenance measures
  • Boeshield T-9 is a great, multi-purpose spray lubricant that penetrates and displaces moisture while leaving a wax film for lasting, rust-free lubrication
  • Spots not to forget when applying lubricants:
    • Lock cylinders
    • Hinge points on steps
    • Stabilizer jacks
    • 5th-wheel landing gear
    • Slide outs
    • Door hinges
    • Windows
    • Awning hardware
  • After lubricating an area, exercise it to get maximum benefit

About the Expert

MarkheadshotKOAKOA’s resident RV expert, Mark Polk, and his wife Dawn started RV Education 101 in 1999. Since that time RV Education 101 has helped educate millions of RV owners and RV enthusiasts on how to properly and safely use and maintain their RV. Mark’s favorite past times are RVing in their 35-foot Type A motorhome, and restoring vintage RVs, classic cars and trucks. For more information on using, enjoying and maintaining your RV visit RV Education 101.


How to Lubricate Your RV - with Video!

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