Wednesday, January 20, 2021
maintenance and repair

True or false? Popular vehicle myths explained

True or false: You should always warm your car up before driving on a cold day. The answer is false. Although the majority of...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Can I “fix” my flat tire?

By Roger Marble People often wonder: "Can I 'fix' my flat tire?" This is a reasonable question but the answer is not a simple Yes...

RV skid rollers help prevent trailer drag on steep driveways

By Jim Twamley Sometimes RVing can be a drag, especially when you have a long trailer. RV skid rollers help prevent trailer drag when traversing...
RV Doctor

RVers can’t find water leaks to fix them. What’s wrong?

RV Doctor Dear Gary, Apparently my husband did not properly winterize our Southwind motorhome. When we fill the fresh water tank we have no problems, but...

RV winterizing quick tips

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV Technician Note: This post was published previously. There are a couple of very helpful tips from readers in the Comments, which...

Black streaks: Where do they come from? How to deal with them?

By Dicor Corporation Many RVers have experienced black streaks down the sides of their RVs, but where do they come from and how do we...
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Tire valve core torque tool recommendation

By Roger Marble I have mentioned valve cores in a number of posts, including offering some advice on how and why you should avoid over-tightening...
maintenance and repair

Should you grease up the hitch ball?

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

Should you buy a damaged RV and fix it up yourself?

Steve Savage submitted this article to RVtravel.com when he was a Master Certified RV Technician with Mobility RV Service. For the majority of folks, buying...

Try this! Labeling your supplies will save you lots of time

By Nanci Dixon We store a lot of our cleaning supplies, spray lubricants, fluids, etc., in a large plastic container in one of the storage...
maintenance and repair

LP alarm goes off even when LP tanks are closed

Chris Dougherty responded to this reader when he was RVtravel.com's technical editor. Dear Chris, My LP tanks are shut off. The LP alarm activates and will...
maintenance and repair

Change your brake fluid for reliability and long system life

By Greg Illes Absolutely everybody changes their engine oil and transmission fluid (or has it done). Some folks remember to change differential gear oil. But...

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