Emergency Breakaway Switch

Q. I have a trailer with hydraulic surge brakes, which has a safety chain attached to an emergency-brake actuation lever. How do I attach...

Upgrading Tire Size

Q. I wanted larger tires than the standard 245/75R16 models on my 1997 Dodge Ram 2500 4WD. I asked for 265/75R16 at Costco, and...

The Maxwell Full-timing Aptitude Test

The Maxwell Full-timing Aptitude Test Trailer Life October 2000 The following questions pertain to your attitudes about how you want to live your life. The objective of...
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Refrigerator Power

Q: We have a 2008 Gulfstream 21-foot travel trailer with a two-way refrigerator. I would like to run it when traveling, but I am...
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Interior Lights Dimming

  Q: Our 2012 Keystone Cougar High Country 321RES had the problem of lights going bright, then dim. We tried installing a new battery in the trailer,...

No-Hassle RVing

Here are 10 easy steps for novice RVers, thanks to RVIA and RV.net: 1. Surf the Web. Check out http://GoRVing.com, http://www.rvia.org, http://RV.net, http://trailerlife.com and http://motorhomemagazine.com....

Time Out!

This is the way things sometimes happen. And since you and I have much in common - and we do - it could be...

GMC Diesel Cruise Control Crisis

Q. I am looking for a reason why the cruise control on my 2004 GMC diesel with an automatic transmission does not always engage...

Drippy Dodge

Q. We have a 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 with a V-10 engine that loses about one gallon of antifreeze every 600 miles. The dealer...
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RV Q&A: Cruise Control in the Rain

I have a 2001 Ford F-350 SRW 6.8-liter V-10 and a 2004 Northwood Arctic Fox 27-foot trailer. I normally use cruise control whenever I...
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Products

John Carrillo with an Aqua-Hot 250P cutaway and components.

Aqua-Hot 250P: RV Heating and Hot Water

Travel trailer and fifth-wheel owners can tap into continuous hot water and quiet, even heating with the new Aqua-Hot 250P The smiles you see on...
Tire failure on a trailer isn’t always easy to see, and the damage that results from a blowout can far exceed that of just replacing a tire and wheel. A trailer TPMS can help prevent such problems.

Watch Your Back: RV Tire-Pressure Monitors

Investing in a TPMS for trailers and fifth-wheels can reduce adverse wear and blowouts, and boost safety and fuel economy It’s easy to know when...
Pedego bike and Airstream trailer

Staff Pick: Pedego Electric Bikes

Staff Pick: I tried out a bright-green Latch bike at the Santa Barbara, California, Pedego store, and it zipped easily to the top of...