Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Slow Refueling

  I have a 32-foot 1998 Bounder Class A and my problem is with refueling. Sometimes the coach will take fuel readily and at other...

Q & A: Windshield Wipers

Q: As autumn and winter approach, what should I do with my windshield wiper system?   A: Clean and inspect the wiper blades and replace if...

Dinghy-Towing Questions

  Q: What small car is best to tow behind a 24-foot Thor Citation with a Mercedes diesel? Are front-wheel-drive (FWD) or all-wheel-drive (AWD) cars OK?...

Performance Upgrades

We have a 2007 Itasca Spirit 31H with the Ford E-450 chassis and V-10 engine. The performance is reasonable when traveling without a dinghy...

RV Tech Savvy: Descending Steep Grades

I recently bought a 2017 Thor Windsport 29M with the Ford V-10 engine. On a recent trip to the Great Smoky Mountains I began...

Powertrain Q&A: January 2004

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: The...

Another Electrical Mystery

  Q: I own a 2010 Freedom Elite made by Thor. Everything electrically worked fine until a recent trip. When not connected to shorepower, the inside...

Q & A: Tail Swing When Towing

Q: I have a 2003 Four Winds Chateau Sport 28-foot Class C motorhome. Because of the coach's...

RV Tech Savvy: Biodiesel Concern

  Q: I’m a longtime Good Sam member and I have a question to which I can’t seem to find a definitive answer. What is the...

Coach Radio Glitch Tip

I read Bruce Dimon’s “Coach Radio Glitch” problem with his AM/FM radio in the September issue. His radio works fine when run from the...

Products

SmartFit Premium Pet Seat Covers are Pet Protection

We love bringing our four-legged friends along for the ride, but the mess — and the damage — that can occur is often difficult...

Redzone Portable Gas Grill is a Tailgating King

Bringing along your grill is great for campsite barbecues, but the storage space it requires may have you thinking twice. With the Redzone Portable...
An aluminum wand is used to place the Magne Shade on the windshield — without a ladder.

Motorhome Install: Sun Shade Solutions

Magne Shade creates an easy way to reduce solar heat Ever since shade cloth appeared in the 1990s, it has found an ever-increasing market, including...