Mouseproofing Your RV

By Ken Freund
December 22, 2016

  Q: The season for motorhome mouse-invasion is here. I wanted to share what we found in our 2002 Fleetwood Fiesta a few years ago. After owning it for a few years with no mouse problems, in the fall of 2012 we had mice. I searched everywhere to find an entry location, even using a creeper with... Read more »

Dinghy Towing Methods: Let’s Discuss

By Ken Freund
December 14, 2016

  Q: Where can I find the pros and cons of towing a car or SUV on the ground, on a dolly or on a trailer behind my motorhome? Jay Garwood | Via email A: It has been a while since I have covered this topic in my column, so it’s a good time to review. I’m just going to cover the major points,... Read more »

Installing an LSL AMP-L-START chassis-battery charger

By E. Don Smith
December 13, 2016

  Keeping the starting batteries topped off means your motorhome’s always ready to go. If your motorhome is a modern unit built within the last decade, it may have come from the factory with a chassis-battery charger/maintainer. When plugged into 120-volt AC shorepower, this charger keeps... Read more »

Get the Sheen Back

Scrubbing the exterior fiberglass and striping with Poli Prep and applying five coats of Poli Glow sealer removed the stains (right of green tape) and brought back the shine (left of green tape). The Poli Glow process is safe for decals and graphic elements.

By Kevin Livingston
November 28, 2016

  Treating a motorhome’s fiberglass exterior with Poli Glow removes oxidation and restores the surface to a shiny look Fiberglass exteriors on motorhomes have a number of advantages that go beyond the shiny look that is visually appealing and exudes pride of ownership. Fiberglass exteriors are... Read more »

Oil-change Regimens

By Ken Freund
November 28, 2016

  Q: We use our motorhome for specific trips each year. We winter in the South, a trip of about 3,600 miles. The oil and filter are changed during the trip as it’s black, and again on our return home. Early summer we take a 10-day trip, about 300 miles. Late summer we take another similar trip... Read more »

Solar-Light Night

November 23, 2016

  I always enjoy a well-lit campsite, but hate having electrical cords strewn everywhere. My solution involves solar lights and flower pots. My husband bored a hole into the base of a flower pot and inserted a solar patio-type light. I don’t need to use the stakes that come with the lights, as... Read more »

Happy Storage Day

November 23, 2016

  As new retirees, my husband and I purchased a 1999 Fleetwood Southwind with the idea that we would see if we were cut out for this form of travel. One thing I quickly discovered was that we did not have sufficient storage. To remedy this problem, I purchased some plastic drawers from a home-improvement... Read more »

Motorhome Roof Sealed, Weather Stays Out

Don’t let this happen to you. Here, the seals around the plumbing vent were allowed to leak, rotting out the roof decking below.

By Chris Dougherty
November 23, 2016

  Preventing leaks is of utmost importance for longevity If there’s one constant concern in the motorhome world, it’s leaks and water damage. Over the years, owners have wrestled with taking care of their motorhome roofs and since they are tasked with the prevention of leaks and consequential... Read more »

Won’t Shift and ABS Light On

By Ken Freund
October 28, 2016

  Q: The ABS light on my motorhome flashed as I started to leave home today. As I gained speed to about 5 to 6 mph, a buzzer went off and the transmission would not shift; it remained in first gear. I cannot shift to reverse or neutral. I turned off the engine and restarted it and was able to... Read more »

Outfitting a Dinghy Vehicle

By Chris Dougherty
October 24, 2016

  Selecting the proper tow bar, auxiliary-braking system and accessories leads to a smooth towing experience   Dinghy towing, or flat towing, a vehicle behind your motorhome is a great convenience, and even more of a necessity for full-time RVers. In order to go, though, you need the proper... Read more »

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