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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! Powertrain Q&A April 2004.pdf Don't...
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RV Tech Savvy: We Have Wi-Fi … Sometimes

  I have enjoyed MotorHome for many years. I have not seen any articles about RV parks that profess they have Wi-Fi when, in fact,...

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...
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Q & A: Repairing a Graywater Tank

Q: We have a 1993 Newmar Kountry Star diesel-pusher motorhome. The graywater tank has a few very fine cracks on an inside corner. It’s...
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Q & A: Misting a Radiator

Q. My motorhome's engine runs hot during long steep hill-climbs in extreme heat when I tow my...
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Tree Sap or Pitch Removal

I don’t know if you can help me, but I parked my Coach House motorhome on the Oregon coast for more than a month...
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Powertrain Q&A: October 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: Axle...
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Q & A: Fuel Mileage

Q. Why do engines get lower fuel mileage in winter? I thought that colder, denser air would...
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Rv Tech Savvy: Will There Be Hybrid Or Electric Motorhomes?

I haven’t seen this topic discussed much, but I can’t wait for it to happen: Diesels and gas engines may be going by the...
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Q & A: Transmission Fluid Temp Gauge

Q. I tow a heavy dinghy vehicle with my motorhome and have installed a transmission fluid temperature...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...