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Genset Quits

I have a 2008 Holiday Rambler Admiral Class A with an Onan Marquis Gold 5500 gasoline generator. When running for about five minutes it...
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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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Q & A: ULSD Fuel

Q. We are planning a trip to Canada, and we have a 2007 diesel motorhome that requires...
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Dinghy Battery Tip Two

This is in regard to “Dinghy Battery Tip” in the December 2012 issue. I have a 1995 Bounder that was having a moderate drain...
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Powertrain Q&A: July 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: Power-to-Weight...
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Tire Concerns

We have a 2007 Winnebago Voyager on a Ford chassis powered by a V-10 engine with 27,000 miles on it. The tires have never...
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Coach & Powertrain: Problems Using Biodiesel?

During a trip in our motorhome from North Dakota to Iowa we filled the tank with biodiesel and within 100 miles the engine started...
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RV Tech Savvy: Engine Stalls When Brakes Applied

I have a problem with my Itasca 2005 Horizon 36RD diesel pusher on a Freightliner chassis with a 350 Cat engine. The ABS light...
Ken Freund Coach & Powertrain

Electrical Problems Solved

I own a 1999 Fleetwood Bounder on a Ford chassis. For years I have experienced several problems. The chassis battery loses charge even when...
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Rv Tech Savvy: Tire Compounds — Revisited

This is in regard to my “Tire Compounds” letter in the June issue. Thank you so much for the information . Can you offer...
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Play it Safe: Outdoor Recreation During COVID

Practical guide to getting outside responsibly to enjoy hiking, biking and fishing in the new normal. Many are heeding the call of the great outdoors,...
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Make Your Own Dinghy Towing Checklist

Get ready for worry-free dinghy towing by creating your own preflight checklist. Pilots complete a preflight checklist before each takeoff to ensure that all equipment...
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Our Favorite Dinghy Towables

SUVs and pickups dominate this year’s new flat-towable vehicles and, for the very first time ever, we pick our favorite dinghy towables! Quite apart from...
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Celebrate Summer in Branson

Enjoy the Great Outdoors and family entertainment in Branson, Missouri Thinking about a weekend getaway or a weeklong vacation that offers something for everyone in...
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Don’t Let Your Motorhome Sit Too Long

Products designed to help prevent fuel system problems in a motorhome that's been in storage The current crisis has forced us to change many aspects...