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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
RV Tire Safety

RV Tire Safety: Lug nut torque – a critical safety item

With RV tire expert Roger Marble Those that have read their owner's manual may recall seeing a mention of the need to check the lug...
RV Doctor

What’s the best way to change two flat tires on trailer?

Dear Gary, I have two flat tires on my travel trailer, one on each side. How do I change tires on it? How do I...
RV Tire Safety

Why inflate motorhome tires differently than trailer tires?

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble I found the following comment in a thread on an RV owners' forum after there were comments...

How to fix stripped threads on RV water heater anode

Hi Gary, This pertains to the anode rod threading in a Suburban water heater. I cannot get the new anode rod threading to "catch" and...

Avoid pulling a flat-tired toad – or you’ll be sorry

Dear RV Shrink: We tow a Saturn behind our motorhome. I think we should have some type of alarm system or indicator to warn us...

How to locate roof leaks

Being careful, get on your roof and feel around. Soft spots can indicate loose roofing material and damage to the substrate, composed of anything...

RV tub will not drain properly

Dear Gary, I have a 1977 Layton travel trailer and it has a bathtub/shower combo. The tub suddenly started filling up with water, not draining,...
RV Tire Safety

Video: Modern radial tire assembly – worldwide

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble Here is a very good 10-minute video from a number of different companies on how modern radials...
RV Tire Safety

Is there a critical do-not-exceed tire temperature?

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble Question: Hi Roger, I just read your article on sidewall strength and “blowouts.” You mentioned that if the temperature...
RV Doctor

What to do about ice on RV fridge fins

RV Doctor Dear Gary, We are new full-timers and I’ve noticed our Norcold refrigerator fins inside the unit are icing up. What causes this or is...
maintenance and repair

Novel approach to fridge placement could lead to disaster

By Russ and Tiña De Maris An RVer asked if it was possible to install an LP-fired RV refrigerator in such a way that the...
RV Doctor

What to do about uneven tire wear on travel trailer

Dear Gary, It seems lately that my travel trailer tires are wearing unevenly side to side. Measured to ground, the side with the most tire...
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