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...

Splitting Sundancer

Q. We have an Itasca Sundancer 29-foot motorhome with a rear bedroom. My problem is at the rear wall; if you look down at...

GMC Diesel Cruise Control Crisis

Q. I am looking for a reason why the cruise control on my 2004 GMC diesel with an automatic transmission does not always engage...

Saving on Energy

According to AutoVantage, you can help yourself save money by changing your driving habits. Here are some examples: 1.) Use cruise control whenever possible....

It's Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Winter

For RVers braving chilly climates and possibly icy roads, special care should be applied to their vehicles. The following tips are suggested by AutoVantage:...

Trailer Trouble-Code Tribulations

Q. The "check engine soon" light comes on when I'm towing my KZ fifth-wheel trailer. I have a 2001 GMC 2500HD 4WD with a...

Full-Time RVing: You and Your Spouse

One of the realities of the full-time RV lifestyle is that 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, you...

Drivetrain Q & A

Rear-Axle Chatter Q. We have a 1997 Ford Expedition powered by a 5.4-liter engine. It's used mostly to tow our 26-foot travel trailer. For the...

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...

SURV Roundup: Jayco Octane ZX

Jayco Octane ZX T24Z Notable Features: Towable by half-ton pickups/SUVs, wide-body construction, high-intensity ramp and door lighting, moto-style graphics, Manchester oak cabinetry, AC generator...