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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...

RV Tech Q&A: May 2019

Tire-Temperature MonitoringI’d like to know your thoughts on the ability of the tire-pressure monitoring system (TPMS) to correctly read a tire’s temperature. I have...

RV Tech Q&A: April 2018

Slideout Roof SealantWhat do you recommend to seal an RV’s slideout roof? Does this need to be done, and, if so, can you use...
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RV Tech Q&A: March 2018

Pressure Washing an RVI have a 2017 CTS192RD Coleman travel trailer with exterior aluminum paneling running horizontally. Is it possible to get water behind...
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RV Tech Q&A: February 2018

Tow-Rig Tire PressureMy “Tire Pressures Being Equal?” question was answered in the November 2017 RV Clinic. I must have written you the wrong info....
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RV Tech Q&A: January 2018

Battery Replacement TimeSince November 2015, I have been residing in a 2016 Forest River Grey Wolf 26BH. The trailer’s converter/distribution panel is a WFCO....
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RV Q&A: Mice Intrusion

We have a 25-foot Airstream Safari that mice are getting into. We have stuffed the tongue with steel wool, a suggestion from a service/restorer...
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RV Q&A: Tire-to-Tire Gap

I have a question regarding the safe distance (gap) between fifth-wheel RV tires. I’ve looked at various tandem-axle trailers, and the distance between the...
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RV Q&A: Stray Power Wire

I bought a newer trailer and swapped out the batteries. I want to wire them in parallel, as I had done in my old...
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