Powertrain Q&A: August 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: Watery Winnebago/Workhorse,...

Powertrain Q&A: January 2007

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: Diesel...

Q & A: Inflating Tires With Nitrogen?

Q. My tire dealer recommends using nitrogen to fill my tires because he says that nitrogen's larger...
Tools

Coach & Powertrain: Day-Night Shade Problem

We have a 2000 Fleetwood Southwind motorhome with a shade problem in the day part. The twine that runs through this section has “gathered”...
Tools

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...

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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RV Tech Savvy: Gas-Tank Filling Problem Tip

I had the same problem (as in the March letter) with my 1995 Conquest Class C on a Ford chassis. I discovered that it...

Powertrain Q&A: April 2005

In this month's Powertrain Q&A, Ken Freund answers RV owners' questions about Comparing Apples to Oranges, Sluggish Southwind, Hard Startin' Sprinter and more!   Powertrain Q&A...

Q & A: Checking & Maintaining Batteries

Q. We would like to check and maintain our batteries. What are the voltage and specific gravity...
Tools

Coach & Powertrain: Dinghy Difficulties

In your December issue an inquiry from Scott Peters in Oklahoma City caught my attention. Ford and GM are both having many problems with...

Products

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...
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Smart Surge Protector Reports RV Power to Your Phone

Hughes Autoformers’ Power Watchdog EPO (Emergency Power Off) combines Bluetooth technology with the automatic shut off and re-start of an energy management system, offering...