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Motorhome Quick Tip: Bug Off

When I worked as a walk-through technician at a large RV dealership, I was responsible for giving new RV owners their orientation. During this...
Tools

Q & A: Repairing a Graywater Tank

Q: We have a 1993 Newmar Kountry Star diesel-pusher motorhome. The graywater tank has a few very fine cracks on an inside corner. It’s...
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Smoother Sailing

Upgrading to Roadmaster anti-sway bars and Bilstein shocks on Ford E-350/ E-450 Class C chassis improves ride and handling, reducing driver fatigue Unless something...
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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...
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Motorhome Quick Tip: Name That Slideout

Recycle your old name-tag lanyard and avoid the damage caused by trying to extend your motorhome’s slideout while the locking bar is in place....
The water valve for the icemaker sits in a harsh environment and is often overlooked during inspection. Plastic lines on the inlet and outlet are susceptible to becoming brittle from heat and cold.

The Cold Facts: RV Refrigerator Service and Maintenance

If you own an RV, chances are it’s equipped with a gas/electric refrigerator. With the summer travel season on the horizon, now is the...
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AGM Batteries

There are two 6-volt flooded cell Trojan batteries in our coach; they are seven years old and still functioning well. There is nothing wrong...
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How to Maximize the Life of Motorhome Tires

With a few protectant products and a little care, premature sidewall damage can be greatly reduced If you own a motorhome long enough, you will...
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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...
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Dinghy-Towing Questions

  Q: What small car is best to tow behind a 24-foot Thor Citation with a Mercedes diesel? Are front-wheel-drive (FWD) or all-wheel-drive (AWD) cars OK?...
Motor Home 2020 Readers' Choice Awards

2020 Readers’ Choice Award Winners!

You voted for your favorite RV products, services, and destinations, and here are the winners MOTORHOMES Class A Motorhome Gold: Tiffin Motorhomes Silver: Winnebago Industries Bronze: Newmar Corp. Class B...
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Entegra Coach Ethos

The Ethos Class B motorhome is the newest addition to the luxurious line of Entegra Coach products Riding on the RAM ProMaster 3500 chassis, with...
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Holiday Rambler Armada

Bring all the comforts of home along with you on your next adventure with the all-new, luxurious Class A Holiday Rambler Armada. Don’t think...
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The Advantages of Towing a Used Dinghy

Buying a used dinghy vehicle to tow behind your motorhome offers a number of benefits over flat-towing a new model. When shopping for a new...
Wiring

RV Tech Savvy: What’s Wrong With the Wiring on the Motorhome?

We have a 2016 Thor Windsport 31S. This motorhome has had one problem after another since I bought it used. First, the batteries would...