Ford Fails to Downshift

Q: We have a 2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty with a 6.4L diesel and automatic transmission, purchased new. This problem only happens on rare...

Atwood Water-Heater Overdrive

Q. My six-gallon Atwood water heater runs on either 120-volt AC electric or LP-gas. We generally leave it on the electric mode. The water...

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...

Upgrade Worries

Q: I see a lot of information on powering up your truck and find it all interesting, but I recently had my turbocharger replaced by...

RV Q & A: Oil Viscosity

Q: My question is about engine-oil viscosity and recommendations. I drive a 2000 Chevrolet 2500 pickup with a 6-liter gas engine. About 90 percent of...

The Full-Timing Experience

Making the decision to become a full-time RVer is one of life's "big ones." Only in a few other instances will the average person...

Backfiring When Towing Travel Trailer

Q. My 1992 Ford Bronco has developed a problem recently. It has a 5.8-liter V-8 engine, and I pull a 26-foot travel trailer. The...

GMC Suburban Brake-Booster Boost

Back in the March 2004 issue, I noticed the "Brake-Booster Blues," in which Robert Pascal was describing a hard brake-pedal problem on cold mornings...

Travel Trailer Oil-Change Intervals

Q. Why change oil every 5,000 miles in my Ford F-350 with 6.0-liter diesel? I have a friend who owns a New Holland Dealership...

Safe Driving

Safe Driving Brought to you by Trailer Life magazine According to State Farm Insurance, drivers can help themselves and others to arrive at destinations safely by...
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Meals on Wheels

No table? No problem. RVers can turn any of the tires on their trailer or tow vehicle into an impromptu place to serve meals,...

Grill Thriller

Grilling is more than what sears on the grate — it’s a lifestyle for many RV enthusiasts who love to share time around the...
The A-frame design of the Recon hitch is relatively lightweight but has the ability to handle fifth-wheels up to 21,000 pounds.

Recon Mission

Demco’s lightweight fifth-wheel hitch is compact and easy to handle yet capable of towing up to 21,000 pounds For those choosing to wander with a...