RV Clinic Experts Ken Freund and Jeff Johnston

Hot Water Sulfur Odor

Q: When we first turn on the hot water at our bathroom sink in our Paradise Point fifth-wheel, we experience a very strong sulfur...

Larger Charge Line

Q: While traveling to Florida we sometimes stop and use only our 12-volt house battery for powering interior lights and other appliances. This drains...
Hot Tire Pressure

Amp Hours and Battery Charging

Q: I really appreciated your latest articles and advice on RV batteries. As a matter of fact, I appreciate all of your advice. I...

Splitting Sundancer

Q. We have an Itasca Sundancer 29-foot motorhome with a rear bedroom. My problem is at the rear wall; if you look down at...
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RV Clinic August 2015

Truck Payload Capacity Q: I have a 2015 Ram 2500 4WD with the Cummins diesel and shortbed configuration. The maximum payload is listed at 2,360...
Hot Tire Pressure

RV Clinic: Winterizing Woes

I have a 34-foot Jayco Designer that works great except for the water system. I am not a big fan of the new control...

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...

Diesel Fuel Differences

Q: I have a 2005 Chevy HD 2500 diesel pickup. Is there any difference between name-brand diesel fuels (Chevron, Shell, etc.) and the independent gas...
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RV Tech Q&A: February 2019

Winterizing Variables I am going into my second winter of RV ownership. Last year I used liquid antifreeze to winterize my RV. I winterized it...
RV Clinic Experts Ken Freund and Jeff Johnston

Satellite Receiver Fitment

Q: We are looking at downsizing from our fifth-wheel to a travel trailer. One concern we have with all manufacturers is where, inside, do...
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