To complement Trailer Life’s long-running RV Clinic column, we’ve launched an online technical question-and-answer section devoted to diesel tow vehicles.
Topics cover all aspects of diesel vehicles from engines to transmissions, gearing to fuel economy and tires to turbos. Each month Bruce W. Smith responds to one question in depth, and readers’ comments add to the conversation.
2011-2016 Duramax Fuel Concerns
Axle-Ratio Selection and Fuel Economy
Fuel Mileage and Engine Cooling
Replacing Head Studs and Fuel Filters
Oil Temperature and Change Intervals
Turbo, Unison Ring and Position Sensor
Oil Change Intervals and Analysis
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A respected automotive and RV journalist and longtime Trailer Life contributor, Bruce W. Smith has held numerous editorial titles at automotive and boating magazines, and authored more than 1,000 articles, from tech to trailering. He considers his home state of Oregon a paradise for RVing and outdoor adventure.