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Montana fifth wheels recalled: disc brakes could fail

Keystone RV Company is recalling certain 2019 Keystone Montana fifth wheel trailers with the Legacy package. The fasteners that secure the disc brake assembly...

RV Daily Tips Newsletter 1007

Issue 1007 • November 26, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions...

Trailer breakaway switch operation, and inverter questions

Dear Gary, I have several questions about the breakaway switch on a travel trailer. First, thank you so much for all of your time...

Tekonsha braking system provides stopping power

An electric trailer brake controller is a device that installs in the cab of your tow vehicle and activates your trailer's electric or electric-over-hydraulic...

Brake Buddy introduces new lightweight portable brake system

  Since its inception in 1996, one of the more popular lines of supplemental brake systems for vehicles being towed behind motorhomes is the Brake...

Are air brakes for you?

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you hear the word "Westinghouse," your mind probably jumps to kitchen appliances, and you'd be right. But George...

All your trailer brakes should lock up at the same point

  By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as...

Electric brakes — Unintended breakaway switch activation

  Dear Gary, After we set up our 5th wheel at the RV park, the breakaway switch cable got snagged in the truck box and...

Adjusting trailer brake controllers

By Russ and Tiña De Maris A regular reader sent in this question: "I have a question about brake controllers and travel trailers. How...

Motorhome braking system options

 By Russ and Tiña De MarisIf you're thinking about a big Class A rig, fired by a diesel engine, listen up. That great big...

Winnebago recalls motorhomes for brake issue

(July 25, 2016) — Winnebago is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Winnebago Tour motorhomes manufactured May 25, 2013, to November 25, 2015, and Itasca...

RV maintenance – first things first

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service If you have a towable RV — a travel trailer or fifth wheel — you just might be thinking...
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