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RV Tech Q&A: March 2020

Can products like Drano and Liquid-Plumr be used on RV drains to eliminate or reduce the potential of clogs? If not, is there a...
Ford F-150 with 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel engine

Diesel Tech Q&A

To complement Trailer Life’s long-running RV Clinic column, we’ve launched an online technical question-and-answer section devoted to diesel tow vehicles. Topics cover all aspects of...

Ford V-10 Engine-Oil Capacity

Q. Do you guys know the engine-oil capacity for a 2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty crew cab with a 6.8-liter V-10 engine? The owner's...
2019 Ram 3500HD towing a New Horizons fifth-wheel trailer

Diesel Tech Q&A: Axle-Ratio Selection

FEBRUARY 2019 Axle-Ratio Selection and Fuel Economy I’m debating between 3.42 and 3.73 axles on the new Ram 3500 diesel dually. I understand fuel mileage will...
Grid heater in Cummins 5.9-liter engine

Diesel Tech Q&A: Hard-Starting Cummins

SEPTEMBER 2019 Hard-Starting Cummins I have a 2005 Dodge Ram dually Cummins that has begun having starting problems when the weather gets below 45 degrees Fahrenheit....
A FuelLab lift pump and a FASS lift pump installed on two trucks.

Diesel Tech Q&A: Lift Pumps

APRIL 2019 Lift Pumps I have a 2016 Ram 3500 Crew Cab dually with the 6.7-liter Cummins. It has just over 45,000 miles, most of it towing...
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RV Q&A: Mice Intrusion

We have a 25-foot Airstream Safari that mice are getting into. We have stuffed the tongue with steel wool, a suggestion from a service/restorer...
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Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Q:My wife and I live in our RV (we move around with our work) and have been for the last 10 months. Sometimes the...

RV Tech Q&A: Aluminum Siding Versus Fiberglass

Q. We've been looking for a new trailer and have a question regarding the relative merits of aluminum siding versus fiberglass. It appears, from the...
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RV Clinic: Tilting Slideouts

I have been reading your column for a while and appreciate the time you guys take to give people the right answers to their...