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...

RV Tech Savvy: Mileage Recording During Dinghy Towing

We are planning to purchase our first motorhome in the next few months. We plan to tow a dinghy vehicle. We have just purchased...

Powertrain Q&A: February 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: Manifold...

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...

Sporadic Diesel Starting

I have a 2006 Fleetwood Expedition diesel-pusher motorhome that I purchased new. It has a 300-hp Caterpillar engine on a Freightliner chassis. The unit...

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,...

Q & A: Shore-power Cord

Q. What do the color codes of the 50-amp shore-power cord on my motorhome represent?   A. A 50-amp...

Q & A: Bug Problems

Q. Is there a way that I can keep spiders and bugs out of the storage and ...

Q & A: Blackwater Tank

Q. We flush our motorhome's blackwater tank often, but the monitor panel always shows the tank is...

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...

Products

just roll with it » The SmartTote2 LX portable waste tank comes ready to go right out of the box. For storage, the extendable handle folds underneath. The hose and fittings are secured neatly under cover in the PermaStore cabinet.

Dump Station to Go: Thetford SmartTote2 LX and Tote Storage System

Employing a portable tank eliminates the need to break camp while staying in parks without sewer hookups Taking a motorhome to an RV park that...
Bluetooth Smart DC Power Meter

Monitor Wizard

Monitoring the levels of a motorhome’s battery banks is a critical part of the motorhome lifestyle, especially while boondocking. To make the process easy,...
ecocamel shower head

Ecocamel’s Orbit: Singing in the Shower

This innovative showerhead reduces consumption while pushing out a stronger stream of softer water — and can be fitted with an optional massaging feature Most...