Brake Warning Light

RV Tech Savvy: Brake Warning Light

You asked MotorHome: While I was driving my 2014 Fleetwood Southwind, the parking brake light illuminated. I immediately slowed and pulled on the brake release....
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Performance Upgrades

We have a 2007 Itasca Spirit 31H with the Ford E-450 chassis and V-10 engine. The performance is reasonable when traveling without a dinghy...

Motorhome Terms Glossary

The following definitions for commonly used RV terms and abbreviations can be useful for new RVers and seasoned travelers alike. 120 AC/12 DC/LP-gas The power sources...

Generator Stalls

  I have an Onan MicroQuiet 4000 generator in my 2003 Four Winds . I bought this coach in 2005, and the 4kW generator has...
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Coach & Powertrain: Battery Storage During Winter

I live in Canada. Typically I remove the two 6-volt batteries from the coach and store them in an unheated garage. I would like...
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Coach & Powertrain: Problems Using Biodiesel?

During a trip in our motorhome from North Dakota to Iowa we filled the tank with biodiesel and within 100 miles the engine started...
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Flexible Brake Lines

While viewing recent issues, I read a letter about the replacement of flexible brake lines (“Brake Hose Deterioration,” June). I also had a flexible...

Powertrain Q&A: July 2005

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: Speed...

Q & A: Changing Motor Oil

Q. Does the oil in my engine lose its protective qualities over time? In the last year,...

Q & A: Fuel Mileage

Q. Why do engines get lower fuel mileage in winter? I thought that colder, denser air would...

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,...