Storing Your Trailer For Long Periods
in a protected area such as garage, carport, etc. If you cannot
park in a protected area, cover your trailer with a boat cover
Repack wheel bearings to remove any lingering water or debris.
NOTE. If water stands on bearing surfaces for as short a time
as several weeks without the wheel being turned, rust and bearing
damage will begin. Before storing the trailer for prolonged periods,
bearings should be re-packed.
Lubricate moving parts such as rollers, winches and other rolling
parts with lightweight household oil.
Tighten loose nuts and bolts.
Block the wheels, or better, jack up the trailer so the tires
do not come in contact with the ground. If your boat and trailer
are not protected in a car port, garage or with a boat cover,
you should still cover the tires to protect against ultra-violet
Block the tongue and crank the tongue jack to the completely closed
Removing Your Trailer From Storage
Apply lightweight oil to winch gears.
2. Verify tightness of lug nuts.
3. Check air pressure in tires.
4. Check tread and general appearance of tires.
5. Verify brake fluid levels.
6. Check brake line for signs of rot or damage and replace as
7. Complete a full electrical check (as defined previously).
8. If equipped with Buddy Bearings or Posi-Lube spindles, apply
Ten Tips | Maintenance
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