Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Intermittent Failure to Start

I have a 1996 Fleetwood Bounder motor­home powered by a 7.5-liter Ford V-8. I have never had a problem with starting it until this...

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...

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...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Genset Grief

My 2000 motorhome has an Onan generator model 5BGEFA 26100P that I just had serviced at an Onan repair shop. This unit has been...

RV Tech Savvy: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

If you have a Kidde brand fire extinguisher in your motorhome you should check the information at www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov. I discovered I have one fire...

Brake Warning Lights

We have a 2008 Georgetown model 373 Class A on a 2007 Ford F53 chassis with a V-10 engine. About half the time the...

Message Concern

  Q: I have a strange problem with my 2010 Fleetwood Bounder 35E on a Ford chassis with a Triton V-10. After the motorhome has been...

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...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Stalling Ford

We have a 2012 Tiffin Allegro Open Road with a Ford gas engine. Right after we purchased this coach, on our maiden trip going...

Speedometer and Tach Fluctuations

  Q: I have a 1998 Tradewinds diesel motorhome that I purchased new. On a recent trip from Minnesota to Arizona, the speedometer and tachometer would...

Products

Wireless and Carefree Awning Control

Carefree of Colorado has rolled out its new Bluetooth-enabled Wireless Awning Control System, allowing awning control using a remote key fob and/or the Carefree...

Sound Waves

ASA Electronics has unveiled a new sleek-looking two-way speaker for motorhome applications. The Jensen JWMS350 two-way panel speaker has been engineered to offer improved...

Clear the Way

KING has introduced two new satellite TV antennas with first-ever clear covers for use with DISH and DirecTV satellite services. The new DISH Tailgater...