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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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RV Tech Q&A: January 2019

Refrigerator Electric Operation To save on electricity, I plugged the refrigerator directly into a garage outlet. Now the refrigerator doesn’t work on electricity. It still...

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...

Travel Trailer Sway-Bar Wear

Q. I own a 26-foot Prowler travel trailer, which I pull with a 1999 2500-series Suburban. Recently, I've had a problem with trailer sway....

GMC Smooth Ride

Q. I have a 1999 GMC 2500 with the 6.0-liter engine, and I tow a 2004 Colorado fifth-wheel with 4,610-pound gross vehicle weight rating...
Hot Tire Pressure

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...
Hot Tire Pressure

Cap Cracks

Q: While washing my fifth-wheel toy hauler I noticed the fiberglass front cap has some spider lines in an area about 4-by-15 inches. They...
RV Clinic Experts Ken Freund and Jeff Johnston

Trailer Storage Platform

Q: I have a 33-foot Mountaineer fifth-wheel by Keystone. It has a rear kitchen with the 60-gallon fresh water tank and a gray water...
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Diesel Tech Q&A: Fuel Mileage and Engine Cooling

MAY 2019 Fuel Mileage and Engine Cooling I own a 2006 Chevy 2500HD 2WD extended cab with 130,000 miles on it. I can’t seem to get more...

Headlight-Alignment Mystery

Q. We recently went out on our first trip with our new Georgie Boy motorhome, and it has been a lot of fun so...
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Taming Your Dump Snake: Valterra Adjustable EZ Hose Carrier

RV sewer-hose storage that’s easy on the hose…and you Camping is fun, but one thing RVers agree on is that dumping the black- and gray-water...
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Solar-Power Survival in Yosemite

Off-the-grid lessons learned from one family’s DIY solar install Last fall, our family embarked on a journey across the United States in our 30-foot Winnebago...