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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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RV Tech Q&A: December 2018

Trailer-Tire BalanceI took two new tires to a tire-service store to have the old ones dismounted and the new ones mounted, as well as...

RV Tech Q&A: November 2018

Selecting Trailer TiresI currently tow a 37-foot fifth-wheel with a gross vehicle weight rating (gvwr) of about 14,000 pounds. In three years, it has...
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RV Tech Q&A: October 2018

Diesel for Small Trailer?As a new RV owner, I’m looking for some professional advice regarding towing. My travel trailer is 1,670 pounds, and my...
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RV Tech Q&A: September 2018

Tow-Haul ModeI have a 2003 Chevy Silverado and am trying to find out if the tow-haul mode works well on steep grades of 10...
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RV Tech Q&A: August 2018

Audio-Video UpgradeWe 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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RV Clinic FAQ: Top 20 Tech Questions

A one-stop shop for answers to readers’ most-asked technical questionsTrailer Life’s RV Clinic column receives a wide range of questions from readers looking for...
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RV Tech Q&A: June 2018

Downhill BrakingI read February’s “Tundra Brake Problems?” letter from David Chapman and your reply about truck and trailer brakes. Neither your reply nor Chapman...
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Staff Pick: Adjustable Platform Step

The convenience of a perfectly level campsite with a patio pad can’t be overstated, but RV spots aren’t always on the level, particularly for...