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Powertrain Q&A: July 2006

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: Getting...
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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...
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Powertrain Q&A: February 2006

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: Vitara...
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Powertrain Q&A: April 2004

In this month's Powertrain Q&A, Ken Freund answers RV owners' questions about Deisel-Fuel Decisions, Dead Battery Revival, Thermostat Tips and more! Don't forget to send...
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Question about LED Lighting

I purchased some LED bulbs for my 2005 Newmar Kountry Star motorhome to replace my 1157 bulbs. When I installed them on the side...
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Motorhome Terms Glossary

The following definitions for commonly used RV terms and abbreviations can be useful for new RVers and seasoned travelers alike. 120 AC/12 DC/LP-gas The power sources...
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Battery Control Center

We have a 1999 Class A Damon Challenger and have had continuing issues with the battery control center. My first concern is that the...
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RV Tech Savvy: Gas-tank Filling Problem

We have a 2008 Chevrolet Class C motorhome and I have had trouble filling the gas tank ever since I bought it. The pump...
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Powertrain Q&A: June 2006

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: Cookin'...
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RV Tech Savvy: Solar-panel Care

You asked MotorHome: In reading the article on installing a Solar Power system in the August issue (“Watt do You Need?”), many of the processes...
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California’s Golden Landscapes

Exploring the deserts, history and wild animals on the “quiet side” of Southern California One thing I like about owning a motorhome and being semi-retired...
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Motorhome Battery Systems

Improving 12-volt DC systems using the latest technology can dramatically extend off-grid livability One of the primary benefits of owning a motorhome is the ability...
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RV Tech Savvy: Odometer Issue

We have a 2007 Holiday Rambler Vacationer diesel. The odometer went from 54,000 to 3,400 on a trip. The odometer continues to work, but...
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MotorHome Quick Tip: Headlight Lens Restoration

My solution for dull yellow plastic headlight lenses is to use Soft Scrub cleaning liquid rather than an expensive lens-polishing kit. You can see...
Xantrex Charge Controllers

Solar Power for Your Motorhome

Xantrex has added two new lithium-ion compatible solar charge controllers to its energy-management solutions. The new 30A MPPT charge controller ($299) features dual bank...