Understanding Motorhome Jargon

How do we begin to answer so many questions about understanding motorhome jargon we decided to give it our best shot alphabetically if we have missed something we are bound to have done that. Many people get very frustrated because they cannot find an answer, to a motorhome or campervan question. We want to drive those problems away, sooner than later. If you have a question or jargon buster, then please let us know. Just contact motorhomes campervans, by email. We will add anything that helps people. We like to help people find things ASAP, that is jargon for as soon as possible! Don’t you just love when something works? When wanting to know something very simple about motorhomes there is motorhome jargon that is not quite as simple as first thought? No doubt, important at the time with gas or electric safety that first call is to ask for an expert who is qualified to help. We are answering questions on what we know about but, when it comes to safety first we will flag it up as dangerous, therefore, please do not rely on safety question answers ask an expert at a motorhome dealer first here are a few guidelines what questions arise.

  1. motorhome questions about the safety
  2. finding a supplier who has an answer
  3. motorhome tips
  4. motorhome accessories
  5. retrofit motorhome specialist
  6. service work on motorhomes
  7. motorhome dealers
  8. motorhome manufacturers

Motorhome Jargon A to E


Actual total weight

Motorhome contents when loaded that includes clothing and water in tanks.



The number of beds in the motorhome for people to sleep in.

Blown an air heating system

That blows heat through a ducting in the motorhome.


Caravan and motorhome club

Providing related services to members offering support and sales facilities online.

Camping and caravanning club

For national members a club that sponsors motorhome shows and events.


Chemical disposal point

Wastewater and chemical drainage often found on campsites and filling stations.


Caravan registration

Identification scheme to check on ownership and thefts of motorhomes and caravans.


Certificated campsites certification

That grades the facilities being used by members in general.


DP Diesel engines

Powering motorhomes virtually all motorhomes have diesel engines.

DH Diesel heating

Using the diesel to heat motorhomes and campervans.



Electric hook up points and cables

Found on sale at camp shops and motorhome accessory shops.