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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...

Ask Dave: Why does RV’s slide ‘pop’ and the cable keep breaking?

Dear Dave, What causes the main slide to pop as it starts going out? This only happens after moving and the first time the slide...

Ask Dave: How do I winterize my Aqua-Hot heating system?

Dear Dave, How do I winterize our RV? It has an Aqua-Hot heating system and heated floors. —Susan, 2022 Tiffin Allegro Bus 40 IP Dear Susan, Thanks...

Ask Dave: I lost the water heater tank rinser inside the tank. Help!

Hi Dave, While cleaning my hot water tank, I used a tube attached to a hose to clean out the debris. I used the Camco...

Ask Dave: Fresh water drain valve trickles, doesn’t drain

Dear Dave, I follow the owner’s manual instructions to drain the fresh water tank at the end of a trip. I open both valves in...

Ask Dave: Can I add a portable battery charger to improve slow slide function?

Dear Dave, While plugged into shore power, I would like to use a portable battery charger for my two deep cycle batteries. Any problems with...

Quick RV Tech Tip: Solution for a rockin’-my-rig washing machine?

Dear Dave,  We installed an LG washer in the prepped washer closet. When I wash jeans or use a high spin cycle it initially vibrates...

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