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RV Clinic FAQ: Top 20 Tech Questions

A one-stop shop for answers to readers’ most-asked technical questions Trailer Life’s RV Clinic column receives a wide range of questions from readers looking for...

Travel Trailer Hitch Considerations

Q I purchased a new 28-foot Surveyor travel trailer by Forest River that has a claimed dry weight of 4,400 pounds and a hitch...

Delaminating Sidewall

Q: We have a 2005 Jayco Eagle 281RLS fifth-wheel trailer and have noticed an area at the front, left-hand corner sidewall, just behind the...

RV Clinic: Winterizing Woes

I have a 34-foot Jayco Designer that works great except for the water system. I am not a big fan of the new control...

RV Clinic: RV Battery Monitoring

We have a 2008 21RB Dutchman Class C motorhome by Four Winds featuring a battery cut-off switch and a 55-amp converter charger with an...

Satellite Receiver Fitment

Q: We are looking at downsizing from our fifth-wheel to a travel trailer. One concern we have with all manufacturers is where, inside, do...
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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...

RV Clinic: Sticky Aluminum Wheels

While attempting to rotate the tires on my 2009 Ford F-350 Lariat I found that three of the four OEM 20-inch aluminum wheels were...
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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...

RV Tech Q&A: Aluminum Siding Versus Fiberglass

Q. We've been looking for a new trailer and have a question regarding the relative merits of aluminum siding versus fiberglass. It appears, from the...
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Forest River No Boundaries with awning extended and rooftop tent deployed.

Give It a Nest: No Boundaries Rooftop Tent

An optional rooftop tent adds to the adventure on Forest River’s lightweight No Boundaries travel trailer, also known as the NoBo.  The adventure-trailer market is...
Dometic RMD 10 refrigerator opens from the left or right.

Dometic RMD 10: A Cool Add to Your RV

Dometic’s new-generation RMD 10 series refrigerator is now available to consumers. Previously available only at the manufacturer level, the popular RMD 10 RV refrigerator-freezer...
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Cleaner Air for Your Home and RV: Coway Airmega 400S

We tested the Wi-Fi-enabled Coway Airmega 400S in a house and an RV, and it performed better than other higher priced air purifiers. We all...