Tuesday, January 28, 2020
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RV Tire Safety: Do not unnecessarily bleed off high air pressure

with RV tire expert Roger Marble "I bleed off the high air pressure so I don't exceed the 'Max Pressure'." The above statement or a variation...
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RV Doctor: How to adjust a Lippert slideout

Dear Gary, Can you explain the adjustment sequence on how far the slides go in and out with my Lippert slideout? The manual just says...
maintenance and repair

What you didn’t know about RV tire pressure

By Eric Johnson TechnoRV In the past 5 years there's been a large increase in RVers who monitor their tire pressure with a tire pressure monitoring...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: LT versus ST tires for RV trailers

with RV tire expert Roger Marble It's no longer 1970 with a national 55 mph speed limit and with ST tires being introduced, i.e., "pushed,"...
maintenance and repair

The easiest way to seal annoying seam leaks

Seal those seams for the season! (Say that five times fast.) Ever revisit your RV after a long winter and find that your cover didn't...

RV Doctor: Trailer breakaway switch and inverter questions

Dear Gary, I have several questions about the breakaway switch on a travel trailer. First, thank you so much for all of your time at...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: “I never hit a pothole” – so why did the tire...

with RV tire expert Roger Marble The title for this post is a direct quote made by many people who have suffered some tire failure....
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RV Doctor: RV water heater and fridge pilot light problems

Dear Gary, I am having a problem with the pilot light on the hot water tank on my old motorhome. I can light the pilot...

Video: How to measure your RV before buying a cover

Many RVers store their RVs outdoor for part of the year. Exposure to the elements, of course, can speed up the RV's aging process,...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Are your tires “defective”?

with RV tire expert Roger Marble People making the claim that their tires were somehow "defective" is an all-too-often occurrence on various RV forums. I...
RV Doctor

RV Doctor: Short-term solution to prevent holding tanks from freezing

Dear Gary, I'm currently driving through New Mexico in a Class C motorhome. Temperatures are running sometimes in the teens and 20s. Our RV is...
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RV Doctor: Can extreme cold affect an RV refrigerator?

Dear Gary, Will extreme cold (below 5 degrees F) affect an RV refrigerator? I use my RV year-round and one weekend it was really cold...

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