Hot Tire Pressure

Travel Trailer Tire Trauma

We had ST235/80R16 Goodyear Marathon tires on our 2010 Keystone Montana trailer. While traveling south on Route 85 in North Carolina, our driver’s side...
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Antenna Fit for a King

After purchasing a King Tailgater satellite antenna, I thought of a way to mount it to a tripod from a previous antenna. At a...

RV Clinic: Travel Trailer Hitch Leveling

Q. I am towing a roughly 3,000-pound 1999 21-foot tandem-axle hybrid travel trailer with a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer. How important is it for the...
Upgrades and repairs

Electrical System Upgrades

Have you ever had that sinking feeling when you turn the key, and nothing happens, that it could be the starter? Or it could...
Wooden Blocks

10-Minute Tech: Compact Leveling Blocks

Most owners know the problems related to stabilizing trailers at campsites. Sometimes you need more blocks to put under those four jacks. I came...
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RV Tech Q&A: October 2018

Diesel for Small Trailer? As a new RV owner, I’m looking for some professional advice regarding towing. My travel trailer is 1,670 pounds, and my...
RV Clinic Experts Ken Freund and Jeff Johnston

Sealing Caulk Failure

Q: We opened our Forest River travel trailer after it had been covered all winter and everything looked fine. Then the spring rain came...
RV Clinic Experts Ken Freund and Jeff Johnston

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...
The LCD screen displays voltage and amperage, monitored continuously. Lights below the screen guide the user when conditions are safe.

Power Tool: Surge Guard Surge Protector

Surge Guard’s latest portable device is a hedge against damage caused by faulty 120-volt AC hookups and natural influences Plugging into 120-volt AC power at...
Teardrop Bag

10-Minute Tech: Power Cord Cache

  Every inch of a teardrop trailer is valuable real estate. I did not want to carry power cords in the tow vehicle, and the...