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...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Motorhome Possessed by Demons?

We have a brand-new Thor Motor Coach Tuscany motorhome. The radio comes on by itself, not to music, just static and when this happens...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Ethanol Angst

Recently I read two articles about ethanol, the E85 gasoline that should be in fuel stations by June. One article stated, “water formation can...

Front End Alignment

We own a 2000 American Eagle 40-foot diesel-pusher motorhome. I recently replaced all six tires with new Goodyear tires. I have no issues with...

“Herding” Steering

We have a 2000 Winnebago Brave on a Workhorse chassis with a 7.4-l engine. There seems to be looseness or play in the steering....

Wet Workhorse

I have a 2006 National RV Sea Breeze XL on a Workhorse W22 chassis. On a recent trip while driving on the expressway at...

Dinghy Battery Tip

There’s been a lot of discussion about the dingy battery going dead while towing. I had the same problem and was advised to add...

Oil Change Intervals

The specs for my diesel motorhome say to change the oil every six months or 5,000 miles, whichever comes first. It came with conventional...

Products

Dual-Zone Dometic

Dometic has introduced the CFX-75DZW dual-zone capacity portable cooler that can be controlled via a smart device. With an overall capacity of 80 quarts,...

RV Tank Monitoring Simplified

To make keeping an eye on tank levels easier than ever, Garnet Instruments Limited has announced its new 709-BTP3 RV tank monitor. This new...

Show Me the Way

Rand McNally has announced a lineup of three new RV-specific devices designed to make traveling the country easier than ever. All three devices include...