Powertrain Q&A: December 2006

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: Warranty...

Q & A: Inflating Tires With Nitrogen?

Q. My tire dealer recommends using nitrogen to fill my tires because he says that nitrogen's larger...
Tools

RV ABS Warning Light

The March issue had a letter from Don Marino about an ABS light. I had the same problem on a 1999 Georgie Boy motorhome...
Tools

Question about LED Lighting

I purchased some LED bulbs for my 2005 Newmar Kountry Star motorhome to replace my 1157 bulbs. When I installed them on the side...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Motorhome Cab Heater Issue

  I have a 2011 Damon Astoria 40KT. The issue is the dash heater; it seems insufficient to provide adequate comfort heating when traveling down...
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RV Tech Savvy: Mileage Recording During Dinghy Towing

We are planning to purchase our first motorhome in the next few months. We plan to tow a dinghy vehicle. We have just purchased...

Better Battery Access

Our house battery is in a vented battery box located in a storage area under the couch. Accessing the battery requires removing a dozen...

Easier Cable Connectors

As I’ve gotten older, it’s more difficult for me to line up and screw in the coaxial cable from the campground into the connection...
Quick Tip Seatbelt Tether

Buckle Up

  Whenever the sofa in our motorhome was opened to use as a bed, the seat belts ended up on the floor behind the...
Quick Tip - Pegs to save dishes and glass Illustration

Dish Defender

  In our motorhome, nothing in the cabinets stayed in place while we were on the road. I came up with a good solution. I...

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.

Breath 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...