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...
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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

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...