Powertrain Q&A: September 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: Calculating...

Q & A: Storing Your Motorhome

Q. We store our motorhome on a dirt lot during winter. Should we do anything with the...
Tools

Coach & Powertrain: Surgin’ Along

I have a GM 383 engine in a Winnebago motorhome. It started to surge just a little, but now it has gotten a lot...
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Delayed and Harsh Transmission Engagement

Sometimes when shifting from park to reverse or drive there is a delayed and harsh engagement in the TorqShift transmission. It doesn’t matter whether...

Towing Capacity Clarification

  We bought a 2008 Damon Daybreak 3276 motorhome last fall and would like to tow a vehicle behind it. I’ve talked to several people...
ABS Battery

RV Tech Savvy: Engine Stalls When Brakes Applied

I have a problem with my Itasca 2005 Horizon 36RD diesel pusher on a Freightliner chassis with a 350 Cat engine. The ABS light...

Powertrain Q&A: December 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: Sedentary...

Q & A: Dinghy Towing

Q. Where can we get information on what vehicles are approved by their manufacturer for towing behind a motorhome (dinghy towing)? A. Franchised dealers should have this...
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Coach & Powertrain: Mixing Ethanol and Gasoline

We own a 2005 National Dolphin with a Workhorse chassis. At this time, I am looking at major maintenance expenses, which I can cost...
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Cranks But Won’t Start

I bought a 1990 Fleetwood Limited with a Ford 7.5-L (460 cid) engine. It cranks fine, but it will not start. It has fuel...

Products

Barska 15-40x50 Colorado Spotting Scope

Two Great Products are Super for Birders

A great spotting scope brings the birds in view and the Audubon Bird Guide on your phone lets you know what you're seeing Barska 15-40x50...
A Dometic RV refrigerator with doors open

Dometic’s RMD 10 a Cool add to Your RV

Dometic’s new generation RMD 10 series refrigerator is now available to consumers. Previously available only at the manufacturer level, the popular RMD 10 features...
Roadmaster Brake Monitor kit

Peace of Mind: Universal Brake Monitor and Switch

One of the biggest concerns a motorhome owner has while towing is the state of the dinghy vehicle’s brakes. Are they even being applied?...
Trillium Battery

Motorhome Battery Upgrade

Trojan Battery Co. announces the Trillium line of Intelligent Lithium batteries. With life expectancy of more than 5,000 cycles, Trillium batteries maximize total energy...
Furrion Wi-Fi System

RV Wi-Fi

Furrion helps RV owners stay connected on the road. We all depend on a reliable signal and Wi-Fi routing for many of our everyday activities,...