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Tech Q&A: Trailerlife Magazine

RV Tech Q&A: May 2020

Rough Rider Fifth-Wheel It seems that every time we go on a trip, while underway, cabinets open, stuff spills out and chairs are even overturned. This is all due to…
Tech Q&A: Trailerlife Magazine

RV Tech Q&A: April 2020

Frame-Welding Precautions I recently purchased a 2009 Palomino Puma 19FS. Due to very limited storage room, I plan to have the tail section of the frame beefed up and get…
Tech Q&A: Trailerlife Magazine

RV Tech Q&A: March 2020

Can products like Drano and Liquid-Plumr be used on RV drains to eliminate or reduce the potential of clogs? If not, is there a product on the market specifically for…

RV Slideout Maintenance Simplified

  Optimize your motorhome’s slides with these easy maintenance tips! The RV slideout has revolutionized our expectations of living space and floorplan configurations. Today, the overwhelming majority of new motorhomes…

Cool Runnings

A DIY diesel radiator flush is an easy-to-do preventive maintenance project. Keeping the engine on a diesel pusher cool while on the road is no easy task. It requires a…
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Rub-A-Dub-Dub: Tips and Supplies for Washing Your RV

Washing the exterior of an RV — especially a large one — can seem like a daunting task, but with the proper planning, products and tools, getting a squeaky-clean home…
Tech Q&A: Trailerlife Magazine

RV Tech Q&A: January 2019

Refrigerator Electric Operation To save on electricity, I plugged the refrigerator directly into a garage outlet. Now the refrigerator doesn’t work on electricity. It still seems to work OK on…
Tech Q&A: Motorhome Magazine

RV Tech Savvy: Wiper Woes

You asked MotorHome: We have a 2002 Fleetwood Southwind Class A coach on a Ford F-53 chassis. The windshield wipers went whacky. They work, but won’t properly park. If I…

Are Your Motorhome Tires Overloaded?

Even though we’ve been lectured for decades about the need to weigh our motorhomes – and that we should not just assume or hope we haven’t exceeded load ratings –…
Tech Q&A: Motorhome Magazine

RV Tech Savvy: Auxiliary Fan Source

You asked MotorHome: I have a 2008 Winnebago Sightseer on a Workhorse chassis. The auxiliary fan that is mounted in front of the air conditioner condenser and engine radiator assembly…