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Frequently Asked Questions

What are Seat-belts?

When seat-belts are described within our literature we refer to fully approved 3-point forward facing seat-belts or rear facing lap-belts.

What is Rear Overhang?

The rear overhang is the distance from the centre of the rear wheel to the rear of the vehicle.

What is Mass in Running Order (MRO)?

The weight of the vehicle 'running order'. This figure includes engine coolant, oils, spare wheel, tool kit, 90% fuel, fresh water, gas bottle and a 75kg allowance for a driver.

What is a Maxi Chassis?

A Maxi Chassis is a heavy duty chassis. It will have a higher than normal Gross Vehicle Weight and be fitted with higher rated tyres and/or springs.

What are Double Floor Areas?

The design allows water tanks, plumbing etc, to be fitted between the floor areas. Double floors also provide through storage areas.

What are Corner Steadies?

Wind-down legs, which are fitted to the rear of the larger motorhomes providing additional stability when on site.

What is a Base Vehicle?

The base vehicle is a light commercial vehicle which is purchased by Roller Team; it is the 'foundations' of your new motorhome.

What is ABS Breaking?

ABS breaking is a standard feature on all Roller Team models.

Is there a Security Alarm?

Alarms are supplied and fitted by our dealership or regional specialists.

What is an Awning Light?

A 12v exterior light operated from a switch inside the motorhome.

What is Axle Loading?

The maximum weight permitted on the front and rear axles.

What are Bike (Cycle) Racks?

Cycle racks can be fitted to all our vehicles.

What is a Cassette Toilet?

A modern toilet designed for leisure vehicles which incorporates an electric flushing system and removable cassette to dispose of waste.

What is Camping Car Suspension?

Is a specific addition to the normal vehicles suspension. This includes updated tyres and springs.

What is a Combi heater/Boiler?

Is a combined unit which provides hot water and is the basis of the blown air central heating.

What is a Converter?

The converter is the motorhome manufacturer.

What is Essential Habitation?

Items and fluids required for the safe operation of the habitation equipment inside the vehicle.

What is a Fresh Water Tank?

Tank for the storage of fresh water. Remember water weighs approx 1kg per litre or 4.5kg per gallon.

What are G Models?

These models incorporate a large integral storage area suitable for large leisure items.

What are Gas Cylinders?

A portable pressurised container for the storage of LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas)

What is a Gas Cylinder Locker?

The area where your gas cylinders are stored.

What is GRP?

Glass Reinforced Plastic. This material is used to create some of the streamline shapes on our latest vehicles.

What is Habitation Area?

Simply the living area of the motorhome.

What is Hi-Line?

A hi-line is a vehicle where the internal overcab area is designed to incorporate a double bed.

What is a Hook Up Cable?

A mains electric cable which allows you to connect your motorhome to a designated mains electric supply.

What is the Immobiliser?

A security device which is built into our base vehicles. It is not to be confused with an alarm.

What is a Leisure Battery?

A 12v battery, which provides power to the 12v, lights, pumps etc within the motorhome.

What is Lo-Line?

A lo-line version of our motorhomes has cupboards fitted in the area above the cab.

What is a Luton Area?

The sleeping area above a cab found in all hi-line versions.

What is Maximum Authorised Weight (M.A.W)

This may also be referred to as the Gross Vehicle Weight. M.A.W is the total maximum permitted weight of your motorhome.

What is Maximum Payload?

The weight difference between the MAW and the Mass in Running Order. If you choose to add optional equipment to the standard vehicle, the weight of this optional equipment needs to be taken off the published Maximum Payload.

What is a Motorcycle/Scooter?

It is important to ensure that when fitting these items you do not overload the rear axle weight limits.

What is Optional Equipment?

All optional extra equipment is to be fitted in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations and approval. It is important not to invalidate any warranty.

What is RCD unit?

Residual Current Devices. This safety device protects you against any potential 230v electric shock.

What is a Regulator?

Regulators are fitted to all gas bottle storage areas. The regulator controls the pressure of the gas from the cylinders to the gas appliances.

What are Towbars?

Most motorhomes are designed to be tow-bar friendly. For maximum towing limits please refer to your handbook and tow-bar supplier.

What is Track?

The distance between the wheels on the same axle line.

What is Truma?

Truma are leading manufacturers of gas heating systems and gas hot water boilers.

What are TV/DVD Monitors?

Safety message: IT IS NOT ONLY ILLEGAL, BUT ALSO HIGHLY DANGEROUS FOR THE TV/DVD MONITOR TO BE POSITIONED WHERE IT CAN BE VIEWED BY THE DRIVER WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION. PLEASE ENSURE YOU OPERATE WITHIN THE LAW AND IMPORTANTLY DO NOT RISK OR HARM THE SAFETY OF YOURSELF, YOUR PASSENGERS AND/OR OTHER ROAD USERS.

What is Unladen Mass?

See Mass in Running Order

What is a VIN Number?

The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a unique worldwide identification/code number, which is allocated to the base vehicle. The actual chassis number is incorporated within.

What is Wheelbase?

The distance between the centre of the front wheels and the centre of the rear wheel.

What is Waste Water?

The waste water which comes from the kitchen sink, bathroom basin and shower area.

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