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10-Minute Tech: Spotless Shower Tracks

I like to keep the lower shower-door tracks in our KZ Durango fifth-wheel looking nice and clean. To do that, I purchased a four-pack of ½-inch-thick 3-by-4-inch sponges and cut…
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Max Engine RPM

JUNE 2020 Max Engine RPM As a newbie with a diesel pickup (2017 GMC HD 2500 with Duramax), I would like to know the maximum rpm that the engine can…
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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…
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Faulty Block Heater

MAY 2020 Faulty Block Heater I have a 2017 GMC Sierra 3500HD. There is a recall on the engine-heater cord with no current fix. What can I do since I…
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Improving Airflow

APRIL 2020 Improving Airflow I’ve been thinking of going to a K&N filter or filter-charger system on my 2018 Ram 2500. I’ve been told not to do this. I’ve used…
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Troubled Power Stroke

MARCH 2020 Troubled Power Stroke We have a 2008 Ford F-350 6.4-liter truck that our local dealer has been fighting with a problem on for the past two years to…
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Towing with Older Diesels

FEBRUARY 2020 Towing with Older Diesels I drive a 1999 Ford with the 7.3-liter diesel engine and an automatic transmission. I pull a 2018 Keystone Hideout 21FQWE, which weighs 4,650 pounds…
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Diesel Tech Q&A: 2011-2016 Duramax Fuel Concerns

JANUARY 2020 2011-2016 Duramax Fuel Concerns I have a 2015 6.6-liter Duramax and have heard about there being a problem with the injection pumps as the mileage nears the 100,000-mile…
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Oil Change Intervals and Analysis

DECEMBER 2019 Oil Change Intervals and Analysis I have a 2016 Chevy 3500HD Duramax diesel. It has 60,000 miles on it, and I’ve been using Shell Rotella 15W-40 oil since I’ve…
Tech Q&A: Motorhome Magazine

Flexible Power Cord?

Question: I own a 2009 Roadtrek Class B motorhome. The power cord gets stiff below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Are there any companies that make a 30-amp cord that stays flexible…
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