No-Hassle RVing

Here are 10 easy steps for novice RVers, thanks to RVIA and RV.net: 1. Surf the Web. Check out http://GoRVing.com, http://www.rvia.org, http://RV.net, http://trailerlife.com and http://motorhomemagazine.com....

Travel Trailer Power Surges

Q. A friend plugged his trailer's power cord into a 50-amp circuit at a private campsite and fried the television, the refrigerator and...

Travel Trailer Alternator Failures

Q. I have a 1991 Chevrolet K2500 pickup with 5.7-liter engine. I just put in my ninth CS 130 alternator since I bought this...

Skidding Suburban

Q. My wife and I own a 1995 GMC 2500 Suburban 4x4, with the 7.4-liter TBI engine and 4L80E automatic transmission. The vehicle was...

Dry-Battery Blues

Q. We own a 25-foot 2000 Coachmen Catalina Lite trailer and leave it hooked to a shore line to keep the batteries charged. For...

Travel Trailer Greasy Wheels

Q. Recently a shop in Mesa, Arizona, serviced the brakes on my 1988 Ford F-350 crew cab pickup. Although I am not hard on...

Dodge Ram Six-Speed Upgrade

Q. We have a 2000 Dodge 2500 Ram truck with a Cummins diesel engine and a five-speed manual transmission. We’d like to update it...

Headlight-Alignment Mystery

Q. We recently went out on our first trip with our new Georgie Boy motorhome, and it has been a lot of fun so...

Dodge-Transmission Trouble

Q. My 1999 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel with an automatic transmission has the same problems with overdrive as others I’ve read about in Trailer...

Emergency Breakaway Switch

Q. I have a trailer with hydraulic surge brakes, which has a safety chain attached to an emergency-brake actuation lever. How do I attach...
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Products

Handy Hitch Tote

It’s hard to find a good location to store a cumbersome weight-distribution ball mount and spring bars where they are easy to access yet...

Steered Straight

Full-size Chevy and GMC pickups, vans and SUVs from 2001 to 2010 may suffer from lazy steering, inducing premature component and tire wear as...

See the Light

Having extra illumination in and around the RV is always handy, particularly in the dark recesses of closets, cabinets and exterior storage compartments. Light...