Rollin’ Along

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by Bill and Jenn Gehr
September 30, 2013

  Keeping a motorhome cruising past repair centers requires specific service procedures at prescribed intervals   For many owners, engine service means changing the lubricating fluids, but there’s much more to consider in order to keep a motorhome on the road without hiccups — and potential... Read more »

Stop the movement

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September 4, 2013

  Equalizer Systems Inc. has introduced its Stabi-Lite automatic electric motorhome stabilizing system to the retail aftermarket. Designed for Class C and B motor-homes that experience noticeable movement when RVers walk around inside with the slideout extended, the Stabi-Lite system provides a... Read more »

Get Ready to Roll

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by Bill and Jenn Gehr
September 4, 2013

  Following prescribed maintenance 
procedures will improve chassis 
longevity and 
guard against unscheduled visits 
to repair shops Motorhomes provide years of enjoyment as long as the scheduled routine maintenance is performed on a timely basis. Sometimes the excitement of preparing for... Read more »

Another 
Set of Eyes

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by Bill and Jenn Gehr
August 6, 2013

Backing a motorhome can be a precarious maneuver. While backup cameras immensely improve rearview 
vision, distracted drivers — or even ones paying attention — can miss obstacles, especially those on the smaller side.Technology has made it possible to alert drivers when unexpected obstacles are... Read more »

Simplistic Sweeper: A lightweight and inexpensive sweeper makes interior cleanup a breeze

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Kevin Livingston
July 18, 2013

One thing almost all motorhome  owners can agree on is the need for interior cleanliness. Carpets and floors have a tendency to quickly accumulate dust, debris and allergy invaders of all kinds, especially for more active RVers. Oneof the best ways to help cut down the accumulation of crud is to keep... Read more »

The Heat is ON

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Bill and Jenn Gehr
July 17, 2013

It seems like Murphy’s law applies just when we least expect it. For furnace operation, it’s usually when the temperature plummets and heat is needed to keep warm. Nearly every motorhome is equipped with some type of a forced air unit. Whether the furnace runs on LP-gas or diesel fuel, every model... Read more »

JTB Power Solution: Meeting 
Electrical Needs

The complete JTB kit includes all of the wiring and hardware needed for installation. A helpful, step-by-step instruction manual will direct installers from beginning to end.

Bill and Jenn Gehr
June 18, 2013

Motorhomes are becoming more power thirsty every year. Not long ago, 30-amp circuits were more than enough to power all the electrical needs of many motorhomes. But as coach manufactures add air conditioners, fireplaces, convection ovens, washers/dryers and larger, home-style refrigerators, the demand... Read more »

The Cold Facts: RV Refrigerator Service and Maintenance

The water valve for the icemaker sits in a harsh environment and is often overlooked during inspection. Plastic lines on the inlet and outlet are susceptible to becoming brittle from heat and cold.

Bill Gehr
May 14, 2013

If you own an RV, chances are it’s equipped with a gas/electric refrigerator. With the summer travel season on the horizon, now is the time to give your refrigerator a little TLC. Absorption refrigerators produce cold from heat, so it’s imperative that all systems work together and function properly... Read more »

Replacing RV Wiper Blades

E. Don Smith
April 13, 2013

Last year it seemed as if every time I drove my motorhome it was raining, which led to the realization that I needed new and better wiper blades. All it takes is a few hours behind the windshield in a torrential downpour to give you some perspective on the significance of good wiper blades. In our October... Read more »

Intermittent RV Overheating

Tools Josep Ma. Rosell

August 7, 2012

We purchased our 2008 Class A Itasca Sunrise 32H motorhome in 2007. It is on a 2007 Ford chassis using the V-10 engine and has been driven 47,800 miles. On five occasions during the past year the water temperature gauge has risen toward or into the red zone. The first time it went into the “limp home”... Read more »

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