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RV Tech Savvy: Parking Brake Problems

We have a 1998 32-foot Itasca Suncruiser on (I think) a P30 GM chassis. The emergency brake has malfunctioned (our model is connected to...
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RV Tech Savvy: Gas-tank Filling Problem

We have a 2008 Chevrolet Class C motorhome and I have had trouble filling the gas tank ever since I bought it. The pump...
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RV Tech Savvy: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

If you have a Kidde brand fire extinguisher in your motorhome you should check the information at www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov. I discovered I have one fire...
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RV Tech Savvy: Descending Steep Grades

I recently bought a 2017 Thor Windsport 29M with the Ford V-10 engine. On a recent trip to the Great Smoky Mountains I began...
CPAP Machines

RV Tech Savvy: Power for a CPAP Machine

As a follow-up to September’s “Using CPAP Machines” letter, I also have a need for a CPAP machine. Partly for me and mostly for...
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RV Tech Savvy: Sun Damage

The strong Arizona and California sun has taken its toll on my 2012 Fleetwood Bounder. Two problems have developed: The side cameras have become...
Tire Gauge

RV Tech Savvy: Inflation Pressure Versus Altitude

We have a Class A motorhome. I maintain 100 psi air pressure in the rear tires and 95 psi in front (maximum is 110...
Battery

RV Tech Savvy: Refrigerator Makes Battery Go Dead

I own a Four Winds 5000 Class C. I have a problem keeping the refrigerator running when dry camping. The battery goes dead before...
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RV Tech Savvy: House Batteries and Solar Panels

  Q: We have a 2007 Fleetwood Excursion 39S with four 6-volt house batteries. Located on top of one of the air-conditioning units is a small...
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Roof Vent Restoration

  Q: Is there a product or method for restoring the appearance of my roof vent covers? Over the years from exposure to sun, rain, grime,...

Products

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...
King Combi step ladder

King Kombo

Considering the limited storage space in a motorhome, a conventional ladder may seem like a luxury item. But when that one item can perform...
ENSEN JWM45 Two-zone Stereo

JENSEN JWM45 Two-zone Stereo is Twice as Nice

Music is an important part of the motorhome lifestyle, inside and out of the coach. ASA Electronics now offers the JENSEN JWM45 Two-zone Stereo....
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Dometic PLB40 Portable Lithium Battery

Perfect for off-grid camping, the Dometic PLB40 lithium battery was designed to run 12-volt DC appliances — specifically, Dometic’s line of CFX mobile compressor...
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Origami On the Water

Looking to ply the waters but don’t have the space to store a traditional kayak? Oru has launched its first tandem folding kayak, the...