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Diesel Tech Q&A: Oil Temperature and Change Intervals

OCTOBER 2019 Engine-Oil Temperature I really appreciate the Diesel Tech Q&A addition. I have a question about my 2012 Ford F-350 6.7-liter diesel. There is an...
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Oil Change Intervals and Analysis

DECEMBER 2019 Oil Change Intervals and Analysis I have a 2016 Chevy 3500HD Duramax diesel. It has 60,000 miles on it, and I’ve been using Shell Rotella...
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Diesel Tech Q&A: 2011-2016 Duramax Fuel Concerns

JANUARY 2020 2011-2016 Duramax Fuel Concerns I have a 2015 6.6-liter Duramax and have heard about there being a problem with the injection pumps as the...
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RV Tech Q&A: December 2019

Sway Bars No More? We purchased a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ that has an integrated brake control and pull a 26-foot 2014 Flagstaff by Forest...
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RV Tech Q&A: November 2019

Refrigerator Misbehavior I bought a new Aliner A-frame LXE two years ago. I am now on my third Dometic refrigerator. Despite countless efforts of troubleshooting between...
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Turbo, Unison Ring and Position Sensor 

NOVEMBER 2019 Duramax Turbocharger, Unison Ring and Position Sensor I have a 2007 GMC Duramax diesel 2500HD. Lately, the Check Engine light comes on and off periodically....
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RV Tech Q&A: October 2019

Additional Insulation While camping in our 2018 Livin’ Lite QuickSilver 8.0 tent camper, we ran into 32-degree wet weather at night for three days. We...
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Towing with Older Diesels

FEBRUARY 2020 Towing with Older Diesels I drive a 1999 Ford with the 7.3-liter diesel engine and an automatic transmission. I pull a 2018 Keystone Hideout 21FQWE,...
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Ford DPF Cleaning

JUNE 2019 Ford DPF Cleaning I have a 2106 Ford F-250 6.7-liter diesel that we tow a Heartland Big Country fifth-wheel with. On three occasions, only when...
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RV Tech Q&A: February 2020

Awning Cleaner I have a question about awning cleaners. We have had three travel trailers during the past 20 years and have enjoyed all of...

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RV Rider: Heavy-Duty Bicycle Hauler

The RV Rider platform rack transports two fat-tire or electric bikes securely on the back of fifth-wheels and motorhomes Carrying bicycles securely on the back...
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Staff Pick: Universal Keyhole Camera Harness

There’s an axiom regarding cameras: the best camera is the one you have with you. A camera in your backpack requires stopping, removing the...
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Royal Flush: Guide to RV Holding-Tank Treatments

Water and the proper chemicals for holding tanks will keep things in check below deck No matter how much fun you’re having in your RV,...