Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Genset Grief

My 2000 motorhome has an Onan generator model 5BGEFA 26100P that I just had serviced at an Onan repair shop. This unit has been...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Tow Dolly Question

We purchased a used Monaco 40-foot Class A motorhome with a 400-hp diesel engine. The car we want to tow is a 4,300-pound automatic...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Bubbling Battery

This is in regard to “Battery Exploded” from Bobby Ratliff in the September 2012 issue. Your reply stated, “Weak or old batteries, particularly with...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Deep Draw

We have a 2002 Rexhall Rex Air 36-foot motorhome. The deep-cycle coach batteries have some sort of drain on them, even when we are...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Towing a 4×4 Conversion Van

I have a 2012 Chevrolet Express G3500 Duramax diesel van. It has a Quigley 4x4 conversion and I am using a Blue Ox tow...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Stalling Ford

We have a 2012 Tiffin Allegro Open Road with a Ford gas engine. Right after we purchased this coach, on our maiden trip going...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Intermittent Failure to Start

I have a 1996 Fleetwood Bounder motor­home powered by a 7.5-liter Ford V-8. I have never had a problem with starting it until this...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Battery Disconnect Switches

I have a motorhome that I store for the summer months and try to start every 30 days to keep the battery up. The...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Dinghy Battery Tip Two

This is in regard to “Dinghy Battery Tip” in the December 2012 issue. I have a 1995 Bounder that was having a moderate drain...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Blue Smoke & Sooty Mess

I have a 2005 Newmar Kountry Star 37.5-foot motorhome on a Workhorse W22 chassis powered by a GM 8.1-liter Vortec gas engine with 23,000...

Products

Wonder Bras

Looking to help your motorhome stand out from the crowd, while adding a layer of protection to the front end of your coach? Active...

LarryAlert: Wireless Security

The pocket-size LarryAlert connected alert device keeps a watchful eye on your stuff when you can’t. The rugged, weather-resistant unit creates an invisible shield...

TPMS for Your Motorhome

  Monitoring tire pressure and temperature is easy using one of these aftermarket systems Though tires may seem to be little more than round rubber shapes...