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Brake Warning Light

RV Tech Savvy: Brake Warning Light

You asked MotorHome: While I was driving my 2014 Fleetwood Southwind, the parking brake light illuminated. I immediately slowed and pulled on the brake release....
Fuel filler graphic for RV Tech Savvy about diesel vs gas fuel

RV Tech Savvy: Is Gas Fading to Diesel?

Why are most manufacturers of small motorhomes going to diesel, especially on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis? We would like to trade our 2016 van...
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...
Ford F-53 Chassis

RV Tech Savvy: Improving the Ride on a Motorhome

You asked MotorHome: We have a 2004 Winnebago Sightseer 30B on a Ford F-53 chassis (18,000-pound gross vehicle weight rating) with 50,000 miles, and the...
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Mud Flaps

My question is about flaps on the back of a motorhome to protect a towed dinghy vehicle. I have an 18-by-48-inch flap (a solid...
Steep Grade Sign

RV Tech Savvy: Descending Steep Grades

I recently bought a 2017 Thor Windsport 29M with the Ford V-10 engine. On a recent trip to the Great Smoky Mountains I began...
Windshield Wiper

RV Tech Savvy: Wiper Woes

You asked MotorHome: We have a 2002 Fleetwood Southwind Class A coach on a Ford F-53 chassis. The windshield wipers went whacky. They work, but...
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Brake Warning Lights

We have a 2008 Georgetown model 373 Class A on a 2007 Ford F53 chassis with a V-10 engine. About half the time the...
Speedometer

Speedometer and Tach Fluctuations

  Q: I have a 1998 Tradewinds diesel motorhome that I purchased new. On a recent trip from Minnesota to Arizona, the speedometer and tachometer would...
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RV Tech Savvy: Charging Challenge

You asked MotorHome: I purchased my first motorhome, a 2011 Roadtrek 210 Simplicity, three years ago with 18,000 miles on the odometer. It now has...
SeaSucker’s Waste Band

SeaSucker’s Waste Band: Simple Solution for the Garbage Conundrum

Plastic waste bags are a convenient way for motorhome owners to contain and dispose of garbage, but they can be difficult to access when...
KING Extend LTE/cell signal booster

KING Extend Signals Better Cell Reception

  Part of the allure of the motorhome lifestyle is to get away from it all, but that can also mean “getting away” from reliable...
DIY paper towel holder for motorhome

Motorhome Quick Tip: Paper Towel Bar

  If necessity is the mother of invention, I’m sure the inventor owns a motorhome. Due to limited wall- and counterspace, there isn’t a good...

RV Tech Savvy: Wonky Windshield Wipers

  I have a 2015 Thor Challenger 37 GT with 22,000 miles on the odometer. On a trip to the Southwest, our windshield wipers went...
A woman examines a shell picked up on Sanibel Isalnd beach

From St. Mark’s to Sanibel Island, Lighthouses are Just the Beginning

A bit out of the way but worth the journey, hiking, birding and manatees fill in between lighthouses on Florida's Gulf Coast As the saying...