RV Clinic: Travel Trailer Power Surges

Q. A friend plugged his trailer's power cord into a 50-amp circuit at a private campsite and fried the television, the refrigerator and...

Travel Trailer Alternator Failures

Q. I have a 1991 Chevrolet K2500 pickup with 5.7-liter engine. I just put in my ninth CS 130 alternator since I bought this...

Skidding Suburban

Q. My wife and I own a 1995 GMC 2500 Suburban 4x4, with the 7.4-liter TBI engine and 4L80E automatic transmission. The vehicle was...

Dry-Battery Blues

Q. We own a 25-foot 2000 Coachmen Catalina Lite trailer and leave it hooked to a shore line to keep the batteries charged. For...

Travel Trailer Greasy Wheels

Q. Recently a shop in Mesa, Arizona, serviced the brakes on my 1988 Ford F-350 crew cab pickup. Although I am not hard on...

Dodge Ram Six-Speed Upgrade

Q. We have a 2000 Dodge 2500 Ram truck with a Cummins diesel engine and a five-speed manual transmission. We’d like to update it...

Headlight-Alignment Mystery

Q. We recently went out on our first trip with our new Georgie Boy motorhome, and it has been a lot of fun so...

Dodge-Transmission Trouble

Q. My 1999 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel with an automatic transmission has the same problems with overdrive as others I’ve read about in Trailer...

RV Tech Savvy: Know Your 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...

RV Clinic: Travel Trailer Tire Wear

Q. I purchased a trailer with new tires and, after approximately 2,200 miles on them, the two inside treads wore down completely; the same...