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Motorhome Features & Guides

See all of our guides for motorhome features by following the link.

Find out how to use all of the following motorhome features by clicking a link below: 

TV wall mount

TV aerial

Bike rack

Leveling the motorhome

Empty the chemical toilet

Hook up the power

Hot water & heating

Roof vent

Fridge

Exterior Driving away Checklist

Bonnet and Engine

Fire Extinguisher

Fuel Cap

Garage Storage Area

Gas Bottle

Remove Heating Vent

Motorhome Keys

Rear Garage Door

Starting the Vehicle

Emptying the Waste Water Tank

Filling the Water Tank

Operating the Electrical Panel

Cooking in your Motorhome

The Main Door

Operating the Windows

Creating a Bed from the Diner Table

Front Double Bunk Bed

Using the Washroom

 

Below are some more useful links to motrhome videos to help you understand everything you need to know about your motorhome.

 

Motorhome Classes and Layouts

- Choosing your Motorhome

 

Exterior Features Videos

Utilising the equipment in your Motorhome such as the Bike Rack, Engine, Checks, Electrics and Fuel

 

Exterior Features continued

Getting set up and on the road with tutorials on the Garage, Gas, Heating, Keys, Parking and Starting the Vehicle

 

Interior Furnishings

Make your Motorhome a real home with adaptable furnishing solutions such as the beds, kitchen and TV.

 

Interior Features & 3 Berth Placement Variation

Learn what the panels in your Motorhome control, how to use them and operate the windows, doors and vents. If you're hiring a 3 berth model - learn how some features vary.

 

Motorhome Facts and Videos

Detailed videos on the Experiences you can have, Guides on choosing the right Motorhome and Interviews with the experts in Motorhome Travel!

 

Festivals Guide

Thinking about a great British Festival for your adventure this year? Our Festivals Guide has all you need to know!

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Motorhome Guides - Opening the Bonnet and checking the Engine

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How to access the Engine

You'll need to know how to open the bonnet in case of emergencies, to top up the water and check and top up the oil. 

Please refer to the User Manual - found in the storage area, under the bench seat and near the main door for more information.

 

Opening the Bonnet

Step 1

To access the engine compartment locate the bonnet release key hole - it is small, black, rubber and in the centre of the bonnet.

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Step 2

Turn the key anti-clockwise to release the bonnet

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Step 3

Turn the key clockwise to open the bonnet

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Step 4

Before accessing the engine bay - remember to prop up the bonnet as shown. Take care to assure the end of the support rod fits tightly inside the hole

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Step 5 - Closing the Bonnet

To close the bonnet, please remove and replace the support and drop it from the height indicated here:

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Under the Bonnet

The Water Reservoir

To the right of the engine is the water reservoir, used for topping up water to wash the windscreens. Unscrew the cap and top up with clean, cool water.

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The Engine Oil Levels

To the left of the engine is the engine oil cap where fresh engine oil can be poured. Please be careful around the engine if the engine is hot.

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It is advised you check the engine oil level before setting off on a long drive. To check the level, locate and remove the the engine oil level metre, or dip stick, as indicated here:

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Wipe clean and then dip again to get an accurate reading.


For more information on engine oil levels and data please read the User Manual, pictured here:

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The User Manual is found in the storage area, under the bench seat, near the main door.

The Video below shows these steps in action!

Video Guides - Opening the Bonnet and checking the Engine

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Getting to Know your Motorhome

Useful Video Guides on the internal and exterior features of your Motorhome. 

Exterior Features

(Bike Rack, Engine, Checks, Electrics, Fuel)

 

Exterior Features continued

(Garage, Gas, Heating, Keys, Parking, Starting the Vehicle)

 

Waste and Water

(Filling and Emptying the Water tanks and using and emptying the Toilet)

 

Interior Furnishings

(Beds, Cooking, Fridge and Television operation)

 

Interior Features & 3 berth placement variation

(Electrical, Heating, Doors, Vents and Windows)

 

Experiences

Looking for inspiration? Check out our hirer's experiences section to watch motorhome hire facts, ideas, diaries and much, much more!

Visit our blog for further information on motorhomes.

Skiing in a motorhome - Unbeatable!

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Join Vanessa Warwick on her first visit to Le Mans for the 24 hour race. For a tuly memorable weekend away, there's nothing quite like it!

Guides

Never used one before? Get up to speed with our exclusive motorhome guides and you'll be up and running in no time! Visit our YouTube channel for more videos!

Intro to choosing a motorhome for hire

Never used a motorhome? Don't worry - here's everything you need to know in a few minutes. Look inside, see the layouts and find out what we like best about each of our hire models.

Choosing your hire motorhome: Small

Our smallest member of the hire fleet. The small model packs a punch when it comes to space, comfort and easy motorhoming - More information on motorhome facts and motorhome hire in the UK

Choosing your hire motorhome: Medium

For a family of four or more, there's really no better model. Look inside and get to know the Chausson Flash 03 model. It's easily the most popular family hire model in our fleet - find out why!

Choosing your hire motorhome: Large

Because size matters... if you have five or more adults or just fancy a little more space, the Chausson Flash 25 is the one for you! The Large model is the first choice for motorhome hire holidays.

Motorhome hire Handover Video PT 1

Never used a motorhome before? Watch this video and you'll be a seasoned professional in no time!

This video covers the exterior of the motorhome.

Motorhome Hire Handover Video PT 2

Never used a motorhome before? Watch this video and you'll be a seasoned professional in no time!

This video covers the interior of the motorhome.

Interviews

What's it all about? Find out what's hot, what's happening and what's new in our Interviews section.Read our blog posts for latest information on motorhome hire!

Wild motorhome hire - what to expect

Motorhoming expert Tony Samuelle explains the reasons why he loves wild motorhoming - no camp site, no neighbours and no limits! Find out what you need to know here!

Skiing in a motorhome - Unbeatable!

Join snowboard fanatic Joe kaye on his Christmas motorhome holiday to the French Alps.

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Nationwide Locations

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Details on all our nationwide locations - find the ideal pick up point for your motorhome holiday.

Hire Fleet

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All you need to know to choose a motorhome details, layouts, specifications and more!

Videos

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How to guides, holiday tips, facts and interviews to get the most from your motorhome holiday.