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RV Tech Q&A: April 2019

Safety First: 30-Amp Versus 50-Amp I live on the outskirts of Pensacola, Florida, and there are several large state parks within a three-hour drive that...
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RV Tech Q&A: March 2019

Refrigerator Operation We just bought our first RV, a 2015 Keystone Outback Super Lite fifth-wheel, and are learning things every time we get in or...
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Lift Pumps

APRIL 2019 Lift PumpsI have a 2016 Ram 3500 Crew Cab dually with the 6.7-liter Cummins. It has just over 45,000 miles, most of it towing...
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Tow-Rating “Recertification”

MARCH 2019 Tow-Rating “Recertification”I am driving a Ram 2500 with a 3.42 axle ratio. I just bought a fifth-wheel that had a pin weight higher than...
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Easy Cable-TV Connection Saves Time and Aggravation

I have struggled for years hooking up the cable-TV connection to the utility posts in almost every campground. My fat fingers don’t always fit...
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Axle-Ratio Selection

FEBRUARY 2019 Axle-Ratio Selection and Fuel EconomyI’m debating between 3.42 and 3.73 axles on the new Ram 3500 diesel dually. I understand fuel mileage will...
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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...
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Diesel Deletes

JANUARY 2019 Diesel Deletes, Good or Bad?I have a 2013 Chevy 2500HD. I’ve heard of people removing the diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) system to get...
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Diesel Tech Q&A

To complement Trailer Life’s long-running RV Clinic column, we’ve launched an online technical question-and-answer section devoted to diesel tow vehicles.Topics cover all aspects of...
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RV Tech Q&A: January 2019

Refrigerator Electric Operation To save on electricity, I plugged the refrigerator directly into a garage outlet. Now the refrigerator doesn’t work on electricity. It still...

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Fall RV Gear Guide

There is something special about camping in the fall. So much life is on display around the country just before the stillness of winter....
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The Great Galley

Tips and tricks for boosting limited cabinet and counter space and cooking like a pro in your RV’s kitchenWhether your idea of meal prep...
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Staff Pick: Jack-It Double Bike Carrier System

A couple of months ago, my husband, Ron, and I started looking for an easy-to-use bike rack that would work not only on our...