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...

Tread-Edge Wear

Q. Why does one tire on my two-axle travel trailer wear excessively on the inside of the tread? -- J.W., Mahomet, Illinois A. That axle end...
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RV Tech Q&A: March 2018

Pressure Washing an RV I have a 2017 CTS192RD Coleman travel trailer with exterior aluminum paneling running horizontally. Is it possible to get water behind...

Water Pump Upgrade

Q: The water pump in my old Layton 28-foot travel trailer is a manual unit that comes on only when the water pump switch...

E-Z Lube Service

Q: Our travel trailer has E-Z Lube axles, and this appears to be a great thing as many fifth-wheel and travel trailer advertisements make...

RV Clinic: Slide Lubrication

We have a 2003 Cougar fifth-wheel trailer with a 12-foot slideout. Some of my friends have said that the slide needs regular lubrication. Others...

Upgrading Tire Size

Q. I wanted larger tires than the standard 245/75R16 models on my 1997 Dodge Ram 2500 4WD. I asked for 265/75R16 at Costco, and...

Generator Selection

Q: We are owners of a 2004 Northern Lite 9-foot, 6-inch camper that we bought used. The camper has two 12-volt batteries and no...

Travel Trailer Leaky Toilet

Q. The stool in our RV's toilet will not hold water; it slowly seeps away. I tried to fix it using a cotton swab...
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RV Tech Q&A: August 2018

Audio-Video Upgrade We have a 2016 31-foot Cruiser RV MPG travel trailer. Although we love our trailer and camping, we also like listening to music...
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Products

John Carrillo with an Aqua-Hot 250P cutaway and components.

Aqua-Hot 250P: RV Heating and Hot Water

Travel trailer and fifth-wheel owners can tap into continuous hot water and quiet, even heating with the new Aqua-Hot 250P The smiles you see on...
Tire failure on a trailer isn’t always easy to see, and the damage that results from a blowout can far exceed that of just replacing a tire and wheel. A trailer TPMS can help prevent such problems.

Watch Your Back: RV Tire-Pressure Monitors

Investing in a TPMS for trailers and fifth-wheels can reduce adverse wear and blowouts, and boost safety and fuel economy It’s easy to know when...
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Staff Pick: Pedego Electric Bikes

Staff Pick: I tried out a bright-green Latch bike at the Santa Barbara, California, Pedego store, and it zipped easily to the top of...