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: Solar Panels

Q. We have solar panels installed on our motorhome. What happens if we remove the batteries during storage?   A. Not having an electrical load won't...
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Dinghy Discussion

I have a 2001 GMC Yukon SLT with two-wheel drive. Can I flat tow this vehicle behind my diesel motorhome? If so, what special...

Parking Brake Pump Problem

I have a 1998 Winnebago Chieftain W36L with a GM Vortec 7.4-l V-8 engine. I am having a problem with the auto parking brake...
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TV Vibration

  We own a 2005 Phoenix Cruiser 2350 motorhome. It has a flat-screen TV that is mounted on a swivel arm located over the cab...
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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...

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...
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Coach & Powertrain: Towing an HHR

Referring to the item in the September 2011 issue, readers should not be concerned about towing a Chevrolet HHR. I have seen many on...
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Sprinter LP-gas Valve

We have a 2005 Leisure Travel Free Spirit on a Sprinter 2500 chassis. It has a single group 49 coach battery and because of...

Products

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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,...
The Clearsource kit includes sediment and coconut shell activated carbon block filters. Plastic wrench, supplied with the system, is used to remove canisters and access filters.

Clean Water on the Road: Clearsource RV Water Filters

Clearsource premium two-canister RV-specific system, tucked into a stout housing, removes much of the bad stuff while streamlining the process