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Water Pipe Noise

Q: My water pipes rattle when I turn on the water pump. I went ahead and replaced the water pump, but the problem still...
RV Cablgrip makes installing and disconnecting coax cables easier

Easy Cable-TV Connection Saves Time and Aggravation

I have struggled for years hooking up the cable-TV connection to the utility posts in almost every campground. My fat fingers don’t always fit...
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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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Slideout: In or Out?

Q: We leave our fifth-wheel trailer at the campground for extended periods of time because we have a yearly camping spot. My question is,...
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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...
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RV Tech Q&A: September 2019

Vintage-Trailer Welding I have an older classic-style trailer, almost canned-ham vintage. The hitch frame is made of heavy channel steel rather than the box steel...

GMC Suburban Brake-Booster Boost

Back in the March 2004 issue, I noticed the "Brake-Booster Blues," in which Robert Pascal was describing a hard brake-pedal problem on cold mornings...

Drippy Dodge Again

I had a leak that was hard to detect in my Dodge. After much searching, it ended up being the thermostat-housing gasket. Since it...
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RV Q&A: Trailer Levelers

  Q: I have always used blocks of wood, 2x4s and 2x6s to level and chock my 26-foot dual-axle trailer, but it’s a pain carrying all...

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...