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RV Tech Savvy: Solar-panel Care

You asked MotorHome: In reading the article on installing a Solar Power system in the August issue (“Watt do You Need?”), many of the processes...
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RV Tech Savvy: Towing a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

You asked MotorHome: We just purchased a 2018 Equinox, the 1.5-liter turbo with front wheel drive. I followed the dinghy directions, but the security alarm...
GPS Map Illustration

Motorhome GPS Face-Off

Top RV-friendly models from Garmin and Rand McNally go head to head in a hands-on evaluation When GPS devices first became popular for automotive and...
Source of Stability: A few Source Engineering suspension modifications on motorhomes sitting atop the popular Freightliner XC chassis make a dramatic difference in handling and ride.

Smooth Sailing: Motorhome Suspension Upgrade

A simple yet well-engineered suspension upgrade from Source Engineering takes the rock-and-roll out of Freightliner XC-based motorhomes with I-beam front suspensions, improving handling and...
Windshield Wiper

RV Tech Savvy: Wiper Woes

You asked MotorHome: We have a 2002 Fleetwood Southwind Class A coach on a Ford F-53 chassis. The windshield wipers went whacky. They work, but...
Quick Tip Bungee Storage

Bungee Blocker

Housed above each of the captain’s seats on my Class A motorhome are very shallow cupboards in which very little can be stored. I...
Weighing a motorhome on a scale

Are Your Motorhome Tires Overloaded?

Even though we’ve been lectured for decades about the need to weigh our motorhomes – and that we should not just assume or hope...
Checking RV tire tread depth with a gauge

RV Tire Safety Checklist

In addition to maintaining proper tire pressure, these items should be on everyone's RV tire-safety checklist. ✔ TREAD WEAR LIMITS Tire guides published by Goodyear and...
2008 Winnebago Sightseer

RV Tech Savvy: Auxiliary Fan Source

You asked MotorHome: I have a 2008 Winnebago Sightseer on a Workhorse chassis. The auxiliary fan that is mounted in front of the air conditioner...
Brake Warning Light

RV Tech Savvy: Brake Warning Light

You asked MotorHome: While I was driving my 2014 Fleetwood Southwind, the parking brake light illuminated. I immediately slowed and pulled on the brake release....

Products

USB LED Reading Light with Flex Neck and Night Light

Flex Charging

Seems like we’re always looking for an open outlet to charge our phones or tablets. SalVinCo introduces a way to charge an electronic device...
Redarc BMS1230S2 main unit with remote lithium solar ready web

Battery of Skills: REDARC Manager30

Australia-based REDARC Electronics has launched The Manager30 battery-management system. The system, which has been available Down Under since 2014, is designed to charge and...
Woman walking past Coway Air Purifier in apartment home with Amazon Alexa behind her.

Breathe Easy at Home and on the Road: The RV Air Mega Purifier

Indescribably Cleaner Air and Smell for Your RV We all know that our RVs can become, how shall we say, funky smelling from time to...
The Drive 4G-X RV by weBoost

Give Cell Signals a Boost

Can you hear me now? If not, you may need a cellular signal booster in your motorhome. The Drive 4G-X RV cellular signal booster...
Yamaha EF2200iS protable generator

Power By Yamaha: Efficiency and Technology Combined

Yamaha Motor Corp. USA introduces the all-new EF2200iS portable inverter generator. The 55-pound EF2200iS is powered by a high-output MZ80 OHV, air-cooled, single cylinder...