Certified Trailer Inspection

FREE at 12 and 24 months with purchase of any trailer from TrailersPlus

Is your trailer safe and road ready? Are you confident it can handle thousands of miles and rough roads? Trailers that break down on the road can cause expensive repairs and huge headaches! This can be avoided!

Which is why we developed our Certified Trailer Inspection. This is where we meticulously check every part of your trailer to ensure it's safe and road ready. Our employees are factory trained and certified, so relax, we'll let you know if it's safe for the road. Listed below is what we inspect.

New Trailer Purchases from TrailersPlus

Upon the purchase of a trailer from TrailersPlus, we offer a free 12-month and 24-month 40-point Certified Trailer Inspection (CTI) to ensure you and your trailer are traveling down the road safely.

Used Trailers

If you are set on purchasing a used trailer and find one that you like, we encourage you and the seller to come visit us for a free 40-Point Certified Trailer Inspection. As the industry leader, we want everyone to have a safe and enjoyable towing experience.

Your Current Trailer

If you are not in the market for a trailer but would like an inspection, please call us at 877-850-7857 to find a location near you and to schedule a Certified Trailer Inspection.

Scheduling an Appointment

Call 877-850-7857 or visit your nearest TrailersPlus location to schedule an appointment. Please allow 3 business days for our service team to perform a complete 40-Point CTI of your trailer. Once your trailer has been dropped off, we will call you when the inspection is complete and the trailer is ready for pick-up.

Axles

  • Check axle mounting bracket welds to mainframe
  • Inspect suspension (signs of excess wear, elongation of bolt holes, and loosening of fasteners)

Brakes

  • Test breakaway switch for proper function
  • Check brake wires for bare spots, fray, etc.

Wheel Bearings

  • Check grease in hubs
  • Check for excessive wheel end play
  • Check wheel rotation for restrictions, noise, or "bumpy"

Wheels and Tires

  • Check for proper torque on wheel nuts
  • Inspect wheels for cracks, dents, or distortion
  • Inspect tires for abnormal wear and overall condition
  • Check for proper tire pressure

Wiring

  • Check turn signals, clearance lights, and brake lights
  • Check auxiliary dome lights, loading lights, and switches
  • Inspect trailer plug and harness for loose or damaged wires

Doors and Vents

  • Lubricate and/or grease hinges
  • Check door seals for tears and cracking
  • Check all doors and vents function properly
  • Check door hardware is secure and functions properly (door catches, latches, handles, etc.)

Coupler

  • Inspect welds
  • Grease ball pocket Lubricate pivot points

Safety Chains

  • Inspect welds to trailer tongue
  • Check for damaged chains and hook/clevis functions properly

Jacks

  • Check tongue jack functions properly
  • Lubricate screw stem on top wind jack
  • Check stabilizer jacks function properly

Welds and Metal Fatigue

  • Inspect accessible welds on walls and roof
  • Inspect welds on integrated A-frame Inspect welds on chassis

Exterior

  • Wash trailer
  • Check roof sealant and trim
  • Check all silicone for proper application
  • Check for missing and/or stripped out screws
  • Touch up exposed steel parts (small scratches & rock chips)

Interior

  • Check all factory installed accessories are securely fastened
  • Check for missing screws and ensure properly installed
  • Check trailer for any leaks or potential leaks
  • Inspect all tie downs are securely fastened
  • Check silicone for proper application
  • Check trim for proper installation
  • Check for proper tire pressure
  • Check for proper torque on wheel nuts
  • Inspect wheels for cracks, dents, or distortion Inspect tires for abnormal wear and overall condition
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  • 2 Free Inspections on Every Trailer Purschase ($198 value)
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