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Ask Dave: Why does my absorption fridge only work intermittently?

Dear Dave, We run into an intermittent issue with our Dometic absorption fridge. It's a typical propane RV one, not a residential type. For about...

Ask Dave: Having RV axle issues. Should I change my 6K axles to 7K?

Dear Dave, My rig supposedly weighs right at 11,000 lbs. I have two 6K axles and continue to have RV axle issues such as the...

Ask Dave: Why is my Norcold freezer cold, but fridge hot?

Dear Dave, Our Norcold refrigerator, model N621, is not working properly. The freezer is getting pretty cold but the refrigerator is hot. It is the...

Ask Dave: Should adjustment brackets on slide rail be adjusted?

Dear Dave, What are the adjustable brackets at the outer end of the slide rails for? Do they ever need to be adjusted? If so,...

Ask Dave: What water pressure should I have at the campground?

Dear Dave, When at a campground, what is the suggested psi setting for an adjustable water pressure regulator? —Tony, 2003 Holiday Rambler Vacationer Dear Tony, Thanks for...

Ask Dave: Replacement awning motor failed; dealer can’t determine why

Dear Dave, My awning quit—would not come in. A new motor was put on under warranty. After using it a few times, that awning motor...

Ask Dave: Is there anything I can do to improve gas mileage?

Dear Dave, Is there anything I can do to improve my gas mileage? —Randy, 2009 Winnie Outlook Dear Randy, There are several things you can do to...

Ask Dave: I’m looking for a cold weather RV. What do you suggest?

Dear Dave, I'm looking to buy my first RV for cold weather camping. It will be a travel trailer and I'm looking at a true...

Ask Dave: How often should I lubricate my RV’s slide mechanism?

Dear Dave, My RV has two slideouts. The bed is enclosed; however, the living room is exposed. How often should the arm underneath be lubricated?...

Can I increase my RV’s axle capacity to haul more?

Dear Dave, When we upgraded our axles at MORryde the shop manager told me that people who believe they can haul more if they increase...

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