10-Minute Tech: Maintenance Minder

I just bought a new truck and expect to give it the same care and attention that permitted me to get top dollar for...

Ford Fails to Downshift

Q: We have a 2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty with a 6.4L diesel and automatic transmission, purchased new. This problem only happens on rare...
Optima Digital 1200 Battery Charger

Optima’s Digital 1200 Battery Charger

Keeping batteries charged in an RV that’s equipped with a standard-type power converter can be an exercise in futility. While many owners think they...

Greasy Stow-Away

  As anyone who pulls a travel trailer knows, storing the ball mount when not towing can be a challenge. I have found a way...
water hose chain

Drain the Strain

When hooked up to the city water, the hose was always in the way of the valves and controls in the utility compartment. It...

Cut Down Sunlight Glare

We have three skylights in our RV. As much as we like the sunlight shining in to brighten things, the one over the kitchen...

Drivetrain Q & A

Rear-Axle Chatter Q. We have a 1997 Ford Expedition powered by a 5.4-liter engine. It's used mostly to tow our 26-foot travel trailer. For the...

Hot-Water Ignition

Q. My hot-water tank in LP-gas mode will ignite, make a clicking noise, then shut off. I called the dealer and talked to a...

Winter RVing: Stop Making Excuses

As the leaves turn and fall, so do the temperatures and the numbers of RVers lining up at every camp spot in the country....

Truck Sag

Q: I tow a 35-foot Open Range fifth-wheel with a 2011 Ford F-250 four-door crew cab powered by a 6.7L diesel. When I hook...
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Meals on Wheels

No table? No problem. RVers can turn any of the tires on their trailer or tow vehicle into an impromptu place to serve meals,...

Grill Thriller

Grilling is more than what sears on the grate — it’s a lifestyle for many RV enthusiasts who love to share time around the...
The A-frame design of the Recon hitch is relatively lightweight but has the ability to handle fifth-wheels up to 21,000 pounds.

Recon Mission

Demco’s lightweight fifth-wheel hitch is compact and easy to handle yet capable of towing up to 21,000 pounds For those choosing to wander with a...