Powertrain Q&A: June 2005

Ken Freund answers RV owners' questions on everything RV related in his Powertrain Q&A section, in Motorhome Magazine.  This month’s Powertrain Q&A includes: Fuel...

Q & A: Aftermarket Equipment

Q. I'm considering the purchase of some aftermarket equipment to increase the power of my motorhome. My...
Tools

Coach & Powertrain: ABS Light

I have a 1995 Damon Ultra Sport motorhome. Ever since I bought it in 2001, the anti-lock braking (ABS) warning light comes on, sometimes...
Tools

Reduced Engine Power

I own a 2004 Holiday Rambler Admiral with a Workhorse 8.1-l engine. On a recent trip, the engine was misfiring and when I stopped,...
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...
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Mouseproofing Your RV

  Q: The season for motorhome mouse-invasion is here. I wanted to share what we found in our 2002 Fleetwood Fiesta a few years ago. After...
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RV Tech Savvy: Brake Failure Warning

You asked MotorHome: On a return trip from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the brake system on our motorhome failed. We were able to safely reach...

Quick Tips: Computer Caddy

My Itasca Sunstar has no provision for storing things next to the driver. I took a few measurements, made a cardboard mockup for fit...

WATER HOSE HELPER

  Many smaller motor-homes have a water-tank filler inlet that is separate from the 
city water connection. Filling the tank often requires patience while holding...
Quick Tips - Sewer Slinky Hose Kit

Hold That Hose

You set up camp, make all your attachments and assume things will be fine. But hot weather and repeated dumping of the tanks...

Products

King Combi step ladder

King Kombo

Considering the limited storage space in a motorhome, a conventional ladder may seem like a luxury item. But when that one item can perform...
ENSEN JWM45 Two-zone Stereo

JENSEN JWM45 Two-zone Stereo is Twice as Nice

Music is an important part of the motorhome lifestyle, inside and out of the coach. ASA Electronics now offers the JENSEN JWM45 Two-zone Stereo....
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Dometic PLB40 Portable Lithium Battery

Perfect for off-grid camping, the Dometic PLB40 lithium battery was designed to run 12-volt DC appliances — specifically, Dometic’s line of CFX mobile compressor...
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Origami On the Water

Looking to ply the waters but don’t have the space to store a traditional kayak? Oru has launched its first tandem folding kayak, the...
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Smart Surge Protector Reports RV Power to Your Phone

Hughes Autoformers’ Power Watchdog EPO (Emergency Power Off) combines Bluetooth technology with the automatic shut off and re-start of an energy management system, offering...