Must-Have Tools In Your RV Toolbox

According to the veteran RV couple, Joe and Annette, unless you can attach a huge trailer for tools to your RV, it is impossible to stuff every tool you have in your tiny mobile home!

RV Toolbox

So, what exactly are the essential tools for an ideal RV Toolbox?


Here, check out the ideal list of tools to have in your RV Toolbox from, Jeff Adams :

  1. Socket Wrench
  2. Screwdrivers- Star and Flat
  3. Pliers
  4. Cordless Drill
  5. Drill Bit Set
  6. Claw Hammer
  7. 2-Way Bubble level
  8. Hacksaw
  9. Tree Saw
  10. Tape Measure
  11. Super Glue
  12. Knife
  13. Wire Cutters
  14. Silicon Sealant
  15. Seam Sealer
  16. Nuts and Bolts
  17. Fuses
  18. Spare Bulbs
  19. Voltmeter (mini)
  20. Insulated Wire
  21. Soldering Iron
  22. Gloves
  23. Lubricant

As most RVers are also DIYers, it is not surprising that these tools can fix a broken coach light or help an engine to start up, even if you’re stranded in a desert!
Having the necessary tools is essential for RVers as we are nomads of the wild. With these tools, nothing can hamper or halt your drive into the wild, WHATSOEVER.

RV Toolbox

If you are an expert in a specific type of technical engineering, make sure to carry your special toolbox without fail. The point to remember is to pack multi-purpose tools to add space and diverse functionality to your toolbox.

Here, check out a video on the ideal tools to have in your RV Toolbox 

The clip solves it all, right? If we missed out on any type of essential tool let us know in the comments below. Don’t forget to share this with all of your favorite RVer friends.


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  • You say a star and flat screwdriver. I make sure that I have a square headed bit with me all the time. More often than not, that’s the right bit for the job. And electrical tape. Other than that, I think you’ve got a pretty comprehensive list here!

  • Here are some addition items always in the RV:
    Crescent wrenches in 3 sizes
    Combination wrench set – SAE and metric
    Vise Grips – curved and straight in 2 sizes
    Water pump pliers – 3 sizes
    Allen keys – SAE and metric
    Impact wrench – air is better, but battery OK and sockets.
    Hydraulic bottle jacks – 2 minimum
    C clamps – several sizes

  • Torque wrench with deep socket impact sockets and extension and a breaker bar. Flat tire repair kit.