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RV Clinic: RV Oven Too Hot

We have a 2001 Jayco Designer with an Atwood stove. Every time I turn on the oven it goes way past the designated temperature....
Hot Tire Pressure

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...
Hot Tire Pressure

Blown Trailer Tires

Q: I bought my 1995 Thor fifth-wheel used and it had two or three tires blow out in just the first few hundred miles,...

10-Minute Tech: Maintenance Minder

I just bought a new truck and expect to give it the same care and attention that permitted me to get top dollar for...

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...

Set a Screen

 Sometimes my trailer’s water hoses get dirty, collecting sediment and particles of who knows what. I eliminated this problem by buying and installing cone-shaped...
Hot Tire Pressure

Shortbox Selection

Q: I want to buy an ‘03 GMC 2500, extended cab, Duramax diesel with a short bed that should be 6.5 feet long. I...
Gas Pumps

RV Tech Q&A: December 2015

Fifth-Wheel Towing with Gas Q: I have been towing my 2011 Pacific Coachworks Tango 256 RKS trailer with my 2003 Chevy 2500 HD with a...
Hot Tire Pressure

Hot Tire Pressure

Q: I live in the desert Southwest and pull a 39-foot Grand Junction fifth-wheel. It is not uncommon for us to experience noon temperatures...
Hot Tire Pressure

Roof Fan Replacement

Q: My 2007 Springdale 26-foot travel trailer has a Comfort Air Platinum exhaust fan mounted in the bedroom ceiling. This unit has been flaky...

Products

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Porta-Power: Installing a Xantrex Solar System

Advancements in solar and lithium-battery systems spearhead off-the-grid living Renewable energy technology remains a moving target, and as this highly competitive industry continues to innovate,...
KIJARO ROK-IT CHAIR

Staff Pick: KIJARO ROK-IT CHAIR

After pulling into a campsite, the mind ponders the best location for our camp chairs. Nearer the fire? In the shade of that tree?...
RV A/C Silencer

Silent Treatment: WackO Products RV A/C Silencer

An easy upgrade takes the growl out of ducted air conditioners Rooftop air conditioners revolutionized the industry and made camping locations more pleasurable and...