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RV Electricity – Is it a leak or a noisy water heater element?

By Mike SokolFrom the Redwood Owners Forum, My water heater started to make a noise tonight. It sounded like a leak. After fiddling around a...
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RV Electricity – No~Shock~Zone by Mike Sokol – Issue 13

Issue 13 • December 2, 2018 Mike Sokol, editorBrought to you as a public service by RVtravel.com. Support comes from our sponsors, advertisers and the...
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How to protect yourself from ungrounded power

Dear Readers, I just had the opportunity to write about something I’ve never previously discussed in any RVtravel article or forum – but I believe...
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RV Electricity – Tired pedestals are dangerous

Hi Mike, We just spent a long weekend at Disney's Fort Wilderness for our grandson's birthday. Everyone talks about the very high prices for everything...
maintenance and repair

Diagnosing “boiling” and stinky batteries

Dear Gary, I just bought a used coach equipped with dual auxiliary batteries. I used my voltmeter to test them and only got a reading...
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RV Electricity – 30-amp to 50-amp generator connections

Dear Mike, Most generators, with the exception of really large units, 10kw or bigger, do not have a 50-amp plug. I currently have a 3000...
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RV Electricity – No~Shock~Zone by Mike Sokol – Issue 12

Issue 12 • October 28, 2018 MIKE SOKOL, editor Brought to you as a public service by RVtravel.com. Support comes from our sponsors, advertisers and...

RV Electricity – The ABCs of campground power and grounding – Part 1

AC power and grounding from the electric pole to your RVDear Readers, I recently realized after trying to explain to an electrician the facts of...
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RV Electricity – Generator neutral bonding basics

Dear Mike, I know your NoShockZone article on generator bonding is getting "dated" at this point, but I just wanted to say THANK YOU for...
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Storing RV batteries during a harsh winter

Dear Gary, I have a new motorhome and this will be its first winter. What is the best way to handle RV batteries during the...

RV Electricity – Start me up … Generators and rooftop air conditioners

Dear Readers, I saw a lot of cool stuff at the Hershey RV show last month, and the manufacturers are sending me demo gear to...

RV Electricity – Campground power upgrade – expensive but necessary

Dear Readers,I've had this discussion both online and offline many times, but here's the first time I've seen what it actually costs to upgrade...