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Dave Solberg

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Dave Solberg is a leading expert in the RV industry and author of the “RV Handbook” as well as the Managing Editor of the RV Repair Club. He has been in the RV Industry since 1983 and conducts over 15 seminars at RV shows throughout the country.

Will a ‘trickle charge’ ruin lithium batteries?

Dear Dave, I replaced my lead acid batteries with two Ampere Time 200-amp-hour lithium batteries. I replaced the converter with a Progressive Dynamics converter, and...

My brand-new Dometic fridge won’t stop beeping!

Dear Dave, I have a problem with my Dometic fridge. I have replaced the eyebrow or control panel with a new one. It gets 12v...

Ask Dave: What maintenance does an Aqua-Hot system require?

Dear Dave, What's the best maintenance for our Aqua-Hot heating system? It's not working at the moment, but I'm chasing down a repair tech. —Mike,...

Ask Dave: Can weight distribution hitch bars get weak?

Dear Dave, Do the bars on an equalizer hitch lose their carrying capacity over time? My old hitch had 1000# bars and the rig would...

Ask Dave: How long will 100 W solar panel and two batteries run residential fridge?

Dear Dave,  When I purchased my RV from Camping World they never told me anything about the solar panel on the roof and the inverter....

Ask Dave: Does my LP tank need to be recertified?

Dear Dave, Does the permanent propane tank on my rig require recertification after 12 years, as the portable 20-lb. tanks do? —Dennis, 2005 Pleasure-Way Lexor...

Quick RV Tech Tip: A new twist on why GVWR does not match GAWR

I received an email from Jesse regarding my answer posted last week about the truck combined gross axle weight rating (GAWR) being higher than...

Ask Dave: Can I use a calcium chloride product to reduce moisture in RV?

Dear Dave, Is a calcium chloride product like Dri-Z-Air adequate to dehumidify our RV? Or should we use a plug-in dehumidifier? —Bruce, 2017 Sunseeker Dear Bruce, I...

Ask Dave: How do I keep my RV’s black and gray tanks clean?

Dear Dave,  Good morning. Other than the Thetford gauge cleaner, what is a good routine to get into to keep black and gray tanks...

Ask Dave: Why is my truck’s combined GAWR higher than the GVWR?

Dear Dave, My 2022 Ford F-250 has a front axle GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating) of 4400 lbs. and a rear axle GAWR of...

Ask Dave: Why doesn’t the tow vehicle charge RV’s batteries?

Dear Dave, The car does not charge the battery to the RV when traveling, but the battery charges when hooked up to shore power. I'm...

Ask Dave: Why can’t anyone fill my RV’s LP tank?!

Dear Dave, We're having trouble filling our LP tank. We put LP gas into the tank twice. Then four individuals at the local supplier were...

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