Friday, February 21, 2020
maintenance and repair

What you didn’t know about RV tire pressure

By Eric Johnson TechnoRV In the past 5 years there's been a large increase in RVers who monitor their tire pressure with a tire pressure monitoring...

RV Doctor: How to winterize an RV using a “Schrader valve”

Dear Gary, I have been hearing about dry winterizing a motorhome using a "Schrader valve" and blowing the water out using an air compressor set...
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RV Doctor: Can RV be stored off-level without damaging the fridge?

Dear Gary, I understand it is recommended that RV refrigerators be level when operating, but how far "off-level" can we keep the RV without damage...
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RV’s water pump doesn’t pump

Dear Gary, I’m having my RV winterized for storage. The dealer called to tell me that the pump doesn't work. It is located underneath the...

Avoid yucky problems with this dumping technique

RV Staff Report When you have full hookups, leave both the black and gray water valves closed. This allows solids and tissues to start breaking...

What you should know about lug nuts

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Here's an area of RV tech that few of us give much thought to — until we have a...

How to blast away accumulated crud from RV holding tanks

Ever thought of having your gray and black holding tanks power flushed? "Why would you?" To get out all the nasty crud that accumulates...
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Is it safe to run that cheaper Walmart DEF?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Does your diesel engine require DEF (diesel exhaust fluid)? If it does, you may have heard contradictory information about...

RV holding tank care

Dear Gary, I think I've seen more words written about holding tank care and operation than any other single subject. Your discussion in Family Motor...

Safety water shut-off but still with full flow

By Russ and Tiña De Maris We have warned before of the dangers of leaving the water to your RV turned on while absent. You...

Setting your RV water heater bypass valves

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service One of the common service calls I receive begins with,"The water coming out of the hot water faucet is only...
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RV not winterized; camping; temp dropped to 25; worried!

Dear Gary, I am freaking out! The temperature got down to 25 last night and we have water in our water heater and one gallon...

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