RV Clinic: Trailer Surging

Q. My wife and I recently purchased a fifth-wheel trailer and had a very uncomfortable ride as we traveled. We felt as if we...

Trailer Tire Rating

Q. I purchased a new 27-foot fifth-wheel. We had traveled 3,500 miles when one of the tires separated like an old recap. We had...

Systems Q & A

Hot-Water System Contamination Q. We own a 1997 Layton 30-foot fifth-wheel with a slideout room. While dry camping in Bishop, California, we encountered trouble with...

Suspension Q & A

Q I'm the owner of an Itasca Spirit 23-foot motorhome with an 11,800-pound gvwr. Are there any modifications I can make to the suspension...

Fuel Q & A

Diesel Fuel Primer Q I am brand spanking new to diesel trucks, and my questions probably seem elementary to most of your readers, but I...

Engine Q & A

Diesels on Propane Q. I read an article in a four-wheel-drive magazine about propane injection for diesel engines. It made this sound like the best...

Drivetrain Q & A

Rear-Axle Chatter Q. We have a 1997 Ford Expedition powered by a 5.4-liter engine. It's used mostly to tow our 26-foot travel trailer. For the...

Technical Resources

RVers have their fair share of technical queries and problems. Sometimes, folks need information on diagnosis and troubleshooting, specifications or advice on how to...

The Full-Timing Experience

Making the decision to become a full-time RVer is one of life's "big ones." Only in a few other instances will the average person...

Handling Finances on the Road

Managing income and spending on the road are minor problems for most full-timers. Like so many of today's chores, banks are geared to handling...