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Ask Dave: How do I install a Wi-Fi antenna on my RV’s roof?

Dear Dave, I would like to install a King Falcon Wi-Fi antenna on the roof of my rig. Do I cut the rubber roof prior...

RV Tire Safety: “Tire failed for no apparent reason.” False.

As most of you know, I follow a number of RV forums. Here is a post that caught my eye. Maybe some can learn...

Ask Dave: Two of our RV’s outlets are not working. How can we fix them?

Dear Dave, We had an electrical problem with our Alpine 3250RL 5th wheel. My husband, John, found most of the problem and fixed it, except...

Ask Dave: Why is the heat in my RV uneven between rooms?

Dear Dave, I have a 2006 Fleetwood Flair 32' RV. My issue is that when I run the RV heat, I get some heat into...

Be prepared, physically and mentally, for RV breakdowns

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is an article he wrote while he was serving as RVtravel.com's technical editor. It really...

Ask Dave: What size tow vehicle do we need to safely tow our fifth wheel?

Dear Dave, We just bought a Grand Design Momentum 351M and now need to determine how big/strong of a tow vehicle we need to be...

Spring cleaning time for fresh water tanks

Here are sure signs you need to disinfect your RV fresh water system: Your significant other takes a drink of water and their face...

Ask Dave: My RV’s hidden black tank valve is stuck open. How do I find it?

Dear Dave, How can I reach my RV's hidden black tank valve? It's out of view. The valve is stuck open and I need to...

Ask Dave: New-to-us Class A was stored 7 years. Questions about tires and generator

Dear Dave, We bought this Class A with only 3,000 miles on it. The motorhome was stored in a covered area, but not climate...

Ask Dave: There’s a leak in my RV’s shower supply line. How do I access it?

Dear Dave, My RV seems to have a leak in the shower supply line. My problem is the shower wall backs up to a closet...