E-Z Lube Service

January 21, 2013

Q: Our travel trailer has E-Z Lube axles, and this appears to be a great thing as many fifth-wheel and travel trailer advertisements make a point of telling a potential purchaser that they are installed... Read more »

Tire Wear

January 18, 2013

Q: I have a couple of questions relating to the type, style and brand of tires that would be recommended for our pickup truck. We have a Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Duramax diesel that we use to pull a 35-foot... Read more »

Truck Sag

January 14, 2013

Q: I tow a 35-foot Open Range fifth-wheel with a 2011 Ford F-250 four-door crew cab powered by a 6.7L diesel. When I hook up the trailer the back of the truck sags about 4 inches. The trailer is level... Read more »

Battery Drawdown

January 9, 2013

Q: I have a 2009 Skyline Malibu 24-foot travel trailer and have been careful not to leave the shorepower connected for more than four days at a time for fear of “cooking” the battery. I disconnect... Read more »

Slideout: In or Out?

Slideout extended

January 1, 2013

Q: We leave our fifth-wheel trailer at the campground for extended periods of time because we have a yearly camping spot. My question is, should I leave my slideout room extended, or retract it each time... Read more »

Delaminating Sidewall

December 31, 2012

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 front cap, that appears to be delaminating. My question is whether... Read more »

Intermittent Trailer Brakes Tip

December 30, 2012

Q: In the Oct. 2012 issue, Dave Arrasmith of Warsaw, Mo., talked about having intermittent trailer brakes. I had a similar problem with my 2002 Montana fifth-wheel. After lengthy troubleshooting I found... Read more »

Water Heater Failure

December 28, 2012

Q: We have a 2009 Fleetwood Formula toy hauler with a 10-gallon Atwood gas-only water heater. Last year during a trip we noticed water coming out on the floor from the water heater area and found the... Read more »

Small Pickup Towing

December 26, 2012

Q: Are compact pickups, for example 2000 and newer Dodge Dakotas, a good choice for towing travel trailers weighing less than 4,000 pounds? Should an equalizing hitch be installed? Hugh Swan, New Braunfels,... Read more »

Towing A Motorcycle Behind A Trailer

December 24, 2012

Q: I have a 2010 Surveyor Eco-Lite 26-foot travel trailer that I tow with a 2006 Dodge 2500 powered by the 5.7L Hemi. I would like to tow a motorcycle trailer behind my trailer. The bike and trailer weigh... Read more »

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