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...

Q & A: Locking Steering Column

Q. We want to tow a car backward on a tow dolly (because the transmission is not...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Motorhome Cab Heater Issue

  I have a 2011 Damon Astoria 40KT. The issue is the dash heater; it seems insufficient to provide adequate comfort heating when traveling down...

Powertrain Q&A: January 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: Mileage...

Shifting Advice Revisited

Your “Shifting Advice” in the July issue for the owner of the Ford E-450 chassis with a V-10 Triton engine and an automatic transmission...

“Herding” Steering

We have a 2000 Winnebago Brave on a Workhorse chassis with a 7.4-l engine. There seems to be looseness or play in the steering....

Powertrain Q&A: June 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: Cookin'...

Q & A: Chassis Grease

Q. I'm getting ready to service my motorhome for storage. How do I decide whether to use...

Powertrain Q&A: April 2007

In this month's Powertrain Q&A, Ken Freund answers RV owners' questions about Weeping Workhorse, Air or No Air, Cantankerous Cranking and more!   Powertrain Q&A Apr...

Q & A: LED Lights

Q. I want to install LEDs for lighting in my motorhome to reduce power consumption. Can LEDs...

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...