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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Why are RV batteries setting off CO detector?

Dear Gary, On a recent camping trip, we were connected to 30-amp shore power. During the night, our CO alarm went off. Since there was...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: How old is too old for RV tires?

With RV tire expert Roger Marble For RV tire application, "How old is too old" is a tough question to answer because "it depends." Primary factors...

How important is leveling for an RV absorption fridge?

Dear Gary, We recently purchased a used 2007 motorhome and haven't actually camped in it yet but have done some local driving to get used...
maintenance and repair

The surprising uses of WD-40

To some do-it-yourselfers, there are two essential items everyone should have handy in a "needs fixing'" emergency: Duct Tape and WD-40. Why WD-40? Let us...

Alternatives to hitch ball grease

By Russ and Tiña De Maris  A new hitch ball is often bright, shiny and chromed. But many RVers have been much dismayed, on lifting...
maintenance and repair

Our “Super Lube” axle disaster. Is there one waiting for you?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Last fall we bought a used 2008 travel trailer. For most of its prior life, it had spent time...

Dealer says water in RV from retracting slideout is normal

Dear Gary, I’m a single woman and have a Fleetwood Bounder. When it rains and I bring the slideout in and I un-level the motorhome,...
RV Tire Safety

What’s a good tire pressure monitor system for a Class A?

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble What's a good Tire Pressure Monitor System for a Class A? I had this question asked on...
maintenance and repair

Do you really need a new refrigerator?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Scan a few RV discussion boards and you'll surely find some who are fed up with their RV refrigerator....
RV Tire Safety

Tire max load, max inflation and cold inflation confusion continues

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble The following is from an RV forum: "My understanding is that the number on the side of the...

RVer can’t find slideout’s manual override

Dear Gary, We have a 27-foot Gulf Stream Streamlite trailer with a small slideout. The manual states that there is a manual override to retract...
maintenance and repair

Funny oil change instructions for men versus for women

Sent in by George Bliss. (Original author unknown, but on the Web since at least 2005. This is totally tongue-in-cheek. Please take these with...
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