2020 Tow Guide Cover

RV Tech Q&A: August 2020

Tow-Rig Payload Capacity I quite enjoy the annual Guide to Towing information. It’s very helpful for a newbie. We recently upsized from a 2015 2500...
6.7-liter Ford truck towing fifth-wheel trailer with water and trees in background.

Diesel Tech Q&A: Preventive Maintenance

JULY 2020 Ford 6.7-Liter Preventive Maintenance I have a 2011 Ford F-350 6.7-liter longbed Crew Cab (King Ranch) in like-new condition that I bought four years...
Cracked tire rim on orange background

RV Tech Q&A: July 2020

Fifth-Wheel Cracked Rims After removing the cover from our fifth-wheel after its long winter’s nap, I noticed a low tire on the right rear. At...
illustration of battery with question mark

RV Tech Q&A: June 2020

New Trailer Battery Our 2016 CrossRoads Sunset Trail 290QB trailer needs a new battery, but we are not sure what type to get. We do...
Black GMC truck towing white Jayco fifth-wheel between rocky hills

Diesel Tech Q&A: Max Engine RPM

JUNE 2020 Max Engine RPM As a newbie with a diesel pickup (2017 GMC HD 2500 with Duramax), I would like to know the maximum rpm...
Young child playing badminton in front of green bushes.

RV Tech Q&A: May 2020

Rough Rider Fifth-Wheel It seems that every time we go on a trip, while underway, cabinets open, stuff spills out and chairs are even overturned....
White 2020 GMC towing a Fusion fifth-wheel.

Diesel Tech Q&A: Faulty Block Heater

MAY 2020 Faulty Block Heater I have a 2017 GMC Sierra 3500HD. There is a recall on the engine-heater cord with no current fix. What can...
Mechanic under the hood of a truck installing a air filter system

Diesel Tech Q&A: Improving Airflow

APRIL 2020 Improving Airflow I’ve been thinking of going to a K&N filter or filter-charger system on my 2018 Ram 2500. I’ve been told not to...
Service technical working on engine of Ford 6.4-liter.

Diesel Tech Q&A: Troubled Power Stroke

MARCH 2020 Troubled Power Stroke We have a 2008 Ford F-350 6.4-liter truck that our local dealer has been fighting with a problem on for the...
Graphic illustration of welder with caution sign

RV Tech Q&A: April 2020

Frame-Welding Precautions I recently purchased a 2009 Palomino Puma 19FS. Due to very limited storage room, I plan to have the tail section of the...