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RV Tech Savvy: Surging Problem

We have a 2007 Winnebago Adventurer 35L on a Workhorse chassis with a GM 8.1-liter V-8 engine and an Allison 1000MH six-speed transmission. While...
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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...
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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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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...
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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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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...
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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....
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Our Expert Solves Your RV Electrical Problems

  Q: I own a 2010 Freedom Elite made by Thor. Everything electrically worked fine until a recent trip. When not connected to shorepower, the inside...
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Oil Consumption Mystery

We recently ran into a problem with our motorhome that we can’t figure out. We own a 2007 Newmar Dutchstar powered by a 400-hp...
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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...
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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...