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...
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...

Products

SmartFit Premium Pet Seat Covers are Pet Protection

We love bringing our four-legged friends along for the ride, but the mess — and the damage — that can occur is often difficult...

Redzone Portable Gas Grill is a Tailgating King

Bringing along your grill is great for campsite barbecues, but the storage space it requires may have you thinking twice. With the Redzone Portable...
An aluminum wand is used to place the Magne Shade on the windshield — without a ladder.

Motorhome Install: Sun Shade Solutions

Magne Shade creates an easy way to reduce solar heat Ever since shade cloth appeared in the 1990s, it has found an ever-increasing market, including...