Illustration of concept hybrid-electric motorhome

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...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Bubbling Battery

This is in regard to “Battery Exploded” from Bobby Ratliff in the September 2012 issue. Your reply stated, “Weak or old batteries, particularly with...

Powertrain Q&A: April 2006

In this month's Powertrain Q&A, Ken Freund answers RV owners' questions about Miserable Mileage, Samurai Solution, Boilin' Beaver II and more!    Powertrain Q&A April 2006.pdf    Don't...
Tools

Battery Control Center

We have a 1999 Class A Damon Challenger and have had continuing issues with the battery control center. My first concern is that the...

Q & A: Automatic Transmissions

Q. Do automatic transmissions on motorhomes require routine maintenance?   A. Yes. The mileage and time intervals should be included in the ...
Tools

Coach & Powertrain: Workhorse Dash Recalibration

Referring to the “Workhorse Instrument Cluster Problem” in the January 2012 issue, I have a 2004 Holiday Rambler on a Workhorse chassis. Workhorse has...
Tools

Coach & Powertrain: Spare Tire Separation

I've owned a 1995 Jayco Eagle motorhome for two years. When I bought it, it had a new set of tires. The other day...
Tools

Coach & Powertrain: More Dead Batteries

The batteries in my 2006 Pace Arrow motor­home keep running down. One day while camping the roof A/C only worked intermittently. When it stopped,...
Tools

Dinghy Discussion

I have a 2001 GMC Yukon SLT with two-wheel drive. Can I flat tow this vehicle behind my diesel motorhome? If so, what special...

Q & A: Diesel Fuel Prices

Q. Why are diesel fuel prices sometimes higher than gasoline prices?   A. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, during winters when demand ...

Products

Kampa Dometic Tent

Dometic’s New Products Expand Outdoor Living Space

Popular inflatable tents, awnings and other outdoor leisure products from Europe now offered globally under the Dometic-brand umbrella Dometic has announced its new portfolio of...
Garmin RV 785 GPS navigator that offers RV-specific navigation and a built-in dash camera.

New Garmin RV-Specific GPS

  Garmin introduces the new RV 785 GPS navigator that offers RV-specific navigation and a built-in dash camera. The RV 785 features a high-resolution 7-inch...
Burnie grill

Burnie Grill

Looking for a classic campfire experience without the hassle of buying and hauling bulky wood that takes up precious cargo space? The Burnie Grill...

Sponsored Content: REDARC BCDC Battery Chargers

New multistage chargers from REDARC use solar power for motorhome house batteries Need to keep your motorhome’s house batteries charged? REDARC’s Dual-Input BCDC in-vehicle battery...
Class A motorhome with zip dee awning

Two-stage Convenience

Awnings by Zip Dee now offers the Century 2, a roof-mounted awning designed to add awning strength without overextending into neighboring RV sites. The...