Tools

Coach & Powertrain: More Dead Batteries

The batteries in my 2006 Pace Arrow motor­home keep running down. One day while camping the roof A/C only worked intermittently. When it stopped,...
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RV Battery Maintenance

I recently replaced the battery in my motor­home. I keep the new battery on a trickle charger when the coach is not in use...
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Powertrain Q&A: August 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: Watery Winnebago/Workhorse,...
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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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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...
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Coach & Powertrain: Leveling Jack and Engine Brake Troubles

I am having trouble with the leveling-jack-warning signal on my 1998 Fleetwood 34-foot Discovery diesel-pusher. It comes on in the motorhome with an audible...
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Coach Radio Glitch

My motorhome’s AM/FM in-dash radio works great and picks up all stations when in coach mode. However, when the ignition key is turned to...
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Coach & Powertrain: Battery Storage During Winter

I live in Canada. Typically I remove the two 6-volt batteries from the coach and store them in an unheated garage. I would like...
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Power Cord Adapters

We have a Fleetwood Bounder motorhome with 30-amp service and we were staying at Havasu Springs RV Resort in Lake Havasu, Ariz. For some...
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...
Winegard AIR 360+ amplified omnidirectional antenna

Full Circle

  The Winegard AIR 360+ is an amplified omnidirectional antenna for over-the-air VHF/UHF and FM signal reception. The AIR 360+ is easy to install and...
A man and woman paddling in a green double sea kayak.

Kayaking Florida’s Lower Keys: Paddling to Adventure

Get a close look at the natural side of Florida’s Lower Keys from the seat of a kayak Kayaks are ideal for exploring the vibrant...
Winnebago BOLDT Q70 KL class B motorhome with large victorian home in the background

Adventure in Style: Winnebago BOLDT Q70 KL

Winnebago BOLDT debuts with a sophisticated lithium-based house battery system, luxury appointments and off-road capabilities Alexander von Humboldt was a 19th-century German naturalist, explorer and...
Graphic illustration of cars on highway detected by safety system

Let’s Not Meet by Accident

RV manufacturers and aftermarket suppliers offer a variety of systems that can help make motorhome travel safer Driving down the highway, you activate the turn...
Dreamfoam Bedding’s ASPEN 10" Latex RV Mattress

Camp Comfort

  The ability to get a good night’s sleep in your motorhome is one of the many reasons we love the lifestyle. Dreamfoam Bedding’s ASPEN...