Hold Everything

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By Chris Hemer
July 22, 2015

  Before you take your next RV trip, make sure the black and gray tanks are properly treated There are so many things we love about the RVing lifestyle. Satisfying that traveling bone. Meeting new friends. And seeing the places that you used to only read about in magazines. There are few things... Read more »

POWER TRIP

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By Chris Hemer
June 26, 2015

  Understanding the inner workings of a motorhome generator and how it should be maintained can save time, money and trouble   If you’ve ever endured a blackout, you understand how easy it is to take reliable, accessible power for granted. You stumble around lighting candles, and even after... Read more »

Dry Cleaning

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By E. Don Smith
May 27, 2015

  Reduce the mess — and the slippery slopes — with near-waterless fiberglass roof cleaning   Cleaning the roof of a motorhome is never a particularly easy task, but some ways of keeping it clean are easier than others. In the May 2010 issue (“Winning the Battle With Rooftop Mold and... Read more »

Slow Refueling

Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

May 20, 2015

  I have a 32-foot 1998 Bounder Class A and my problem is with refueling. Sometimes the coach will take fuel readily and at other times it only allows fuel to trickle in to the tank. I try to find stations with a slope where I can park with the front end down, which sometimes helps, but is not always... Read more »

Transmission Position While Towing

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May 20, 2015

  I have just read that a 2010 Jeep Wrangler must be placed in park while being flat towed. I own a 2006 four-wheel-drive Jeep Liberty, and in the past, I have flat-towed it with the four-wheel transfer case in neutral and also the transmission in neutral. By doing this am I harming the transmission?... Read more »

TV Vibration

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May 20, 2015

  We own a 2005 Phoenix Cruiser 2350 motorhome. It has a flat-screen TV that is mounted on a swivel arm located over the cab area, between the driver and passenger seats. When traveling, the TV vibrates and rattles; this gets worst at highway speeds. We have tried a number of ways to stop the vibration.... Read more »

Rayzar Sharp

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By Bob Livingston
April 27, 2015

  Winegard’s new automatic amplified broadcast dome looks like a mini satellite dish but brings in crystal-clear local HDTV signals   “Free TV” has a nice ring to it. The idea of receiving local programming via over-the-air broadcasting is appealing to those who prefer not to incur... Read more »

Oil-Filler Helper

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February 23, 2015

  Many owners of Class A motorhomes find it difficult to replace, or even add, a quart or two of oil during a trip. Engine platforms are generally built for trucks with hoods so the oil filler tubes are hard to access in many coaches. The oil filler tube in my 2011 Fleetwood Southwind is about 4... Read more »

Waste Not, Want Not

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February 23, 2015

  After we return home from a trip and drain/clean the black- and gray-water tanks, I have a plan for the remaining fresh water. I added a couple of sections of PVC pipe to the drain and installed a hose fitting to the end. Then I hook up a garden hose and drain the remaining fresh water on my wife’s... Read more »

Spring at Last

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By E. Don Smith
February 23, 2015

  Preparing your coach for another travel season   After a long, hard winter, one of the things that signals spring for RV owners is the de-winterizing of the motorhome. Once you know that freezing weather is over, it’s time for the annual spring freshen-up to get ready for the fun and... Read more »

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