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RV Tech Savvy: Heat Distribution

We own a 2014 Coachmen Encounter 36A motorhome. When I turn on the furnace, there is great heat in the back bedroom and the...
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RV Tech Savvy: Daytime Running Lights … Don’t

I have a problem with my 2003 Fleetwood Southwind on a Workhorse chassis. The daytime running lights no longer come on, and the dash...
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Rv Tech Savvy: Tire Compounds — Revisited

This is in regard to my “Tire Compounds” letter in the June issue. Thank you so much for the information . Can you offer...
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Rv Tech Savvy: More Electric Vehicle Questions

Electric-vehicle Dinghy Towing I am considering towing a dinghy behind my Tiffin Breeze, after years of loading either a gas-powered scooter or an electric bicycle...
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Flexible Power Cord?

Question: I own a 2009 Roadtrek Class B motorhome. The power cord gets stiff below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Are there any companies that make a...
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Rv Tech Savvy: Will There Be Hybrid Or Electric Motorhomes?

I haven’t seen this topic discussed much, but I can’t wait for it to happen: Diesels and gas engines may be going by the...
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RV Tech Savvy: Installing a Child Seat in a Motorhome

I have a 1999 Winnebago Chieftain with a sofa that has three lap seatbelts. Are there any kits available to install a three-point child...
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RV Tech Savvy: Is Gas Fading to Diesel?

Why are most manufacturers of small motorhomes going to diesel, especially on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis? We would like to trade our 2016 van...
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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...
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RV Tech Savvy: Charging Challenge

You asked MotorHome: I purchased my first motorhome, a 2011 Roadtrek 210 Simplicity, three years ago with 18,000 miles on the odometer. It now has...
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Motorhome Quick Tip: Another Noodle Use

While driving, I noticed an annoying clanking sound in my Thor Quantum Class C. I discovered the new-style pull-down shades were banging against the...
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RV Tech Savvy: Fueling Problem

I have a 2006 Winnebago Tour diesel pusher with a 360 CAT engine. Refueling this motorhome can take as long as 30 minutes, and...
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Our Must-Have Necessities for Full-Time RV Living

Full-time RV living is amazing in so many ways. However, there is no denying that you sacrifice a lot when you have limited space....
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Touring Central Washington in Fall

  Yakima, Washington, and its surrounding area is a delightful autumn motorhome destination, no matter which way you turn. Central Washington’s Yakima County, home to the...
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RV Slideout Maintenance Simplified

  Optimize your motorhome's slides with these easy maintenance tips! The RV slideout has revolutionized our expectations of living space and floorplan configurations. Today, the overwhelming...