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Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain
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RV 30-amp shorepower cord from SmartPlug

Flexible Power Cord?

Question: I own a 2009 Roadtrek Class B motorhome. The power cord gets stiff below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Are there any companies that make a...
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DIY Day-Night Shade Repair

Adjusting the cord retainers, and even complete restringing, can keep perfectly good fabric in use for a long time in your motorhome. During the last...
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Dinghy Bumper

Parking in my area is pretty tight, and when I’m not on the road, I park my dinghy vehicle in front of my motorhome....
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What Price, Vanity?

  I never thought that I would reach the age where I could not open a vanity door. Turns out I was wrong. My...
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Q & A: Locking Steering Column

Q. We want to tow a car backward on a tow dolly (because the transmission is not...
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Powertrain Q&A: April 2006

In this month's Powertrain Q&A, Ken Freund answers RV owners' questions about Miserable Mileage, Samurai Solution, Boilin' Beaver II and more!    Powertrain Q&A April 2006.pdf    Don't...
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Slide Stopper

I’ve had problems with the cushions in most of my motorhomes sliding out of place while the vehicle was moving (and sometimes while sitting...
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Have Some Funnel

Changing the oil on our Class A gas motorhome can be a hassle with the not-easy-to-reach oil inlet that is set back from the...
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Wet Workhorse

I have a 2006 National RV Sea Breeze XL on a Workhorse W22 chassis. On a recent trip while driving on the expressway at...
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...
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...