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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...
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RV Tech Savvy: Basement Air Conditioner Units

Many motorhomes on the road have a basement air-conditioning system. Several RVers I know are currently experiencing problems with their basement air system. The...
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Mouseproofing Your RV

  Q: The season for motorhome mouse-invasion is here. I wanted to share what we found in our 2002 Fleetwood Fiesta a few years ago. After...

Q & A: Coach Battery

Q. What type of battery is best for use as a coach battery?   A. You must use a deep-cycle battery. We have found that a...
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Crashworthiness

  Q: We’ve been looking to purchase a motorhome, but are not sure which class yet. I have been unable to find any government crash testing...
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Generator Tip

After reading the letter from Joe Scheuerman (“Fickle Generator”) in the June issue, I was reminded of a similar incident that happened to me...
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Blue Smoke & Sooty Mess

I have a 2005 Newmar Kountry Star 37.5-foot motorhome on a Workhorse W22 chassis powered by a GM 8.1-liter Vortec gas engine with 23,000...
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Got the “Vapors”

We have a 1997 Coachmen motorhome with a Ford 460 engine. We recently returned from a trip west, where we ended up changing our...

Q & A: Cruise Control

Q. I have heard that fuel mileage improves by not using cruise control on my motorhome. Is...
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Coach & Powertrain: Fuel Filler Frustration

We have a 2002 Fleetwood Revolution diesel motorhome on a Freightliner chassis. When refueling I get blowback from the tank, the fueling rate is...

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Flex Charging

Seems like we’re always looking for an open outlet to charge our phones or tablets. SalVinCo introduces a way to charge an electronic device...
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Battery of Skills: REDARC Manager30

Australia-based REDARC Electronics has launched The Manager30 battery-management system. The system, which has been available Down Under since 2014, is designed to charge and...
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Breathe Easy at Home and on the Road: The RV Air Mega Purifier

Indescribably Cleaner Air and Smell for Your RV We all know that our RVs can become, how shall we say, funky smelling from time to...
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Give Cell Signals a Boost

Can you hear me now? If not, you may need a cellular signal booster in your motorhome. The Drive 4G-X RV cellular signal booster...
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Power By Yamaha: Efficiency and Technology Combined

Yamaha Motor Corp. USA introduces the all-new EF2200iS portable inverter generator. The 55-pound EF2200iS is powered by a high-output MZ80 OHV, air-cooled, single cylinder...