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Is your RV or tow vehicle engine powered by gas or diesel?

It's hard to say if a gas or diesel engine is better or worse than the other. They both have pros and cons, and...

Confusion and problems with main and auxiliary fuel tanks

Dear Gary, On my older Pace Arrow motorhome (gas), which tank is the main fuel tank – the front or the back? When the dash switch...

Waterless engine coolant defends against boil-over and corrosion

Evans High Performance Waterless Engine Coolant, EC53001, is specifically designed for all modern, classic, and vintage gasoline engines, light-duty diesels, LP and CNG vehicles....

Perform your own diagnostics on your vehicles with CarMD

  By Bob Difley Using CarMD is like having a crystal ball for your car or light truck. We've all had that dreaded "check engine" light suddenly...

Husband’s dream RV is wife’s “gas hog” nightmare

Dear RV Shrink: We are looking at a 38-foot motorhome that is like a McMansion on wheels. It has all the creature comforts of home....

High altitude fuel-up — low altitude engine knock

By Russ and Tiña De Maris We got a note from a reader who'd been on a road trip out West. Piloting his pickup with...

Decoding motor oil container mystery codes

By RVtravel.com staff Q: What do the numbers and letters in a motor oil designation mean? A: There are several different items encoded. There is a...

Should I buy a motorhome with a gas or a diesel engine?

Steve Savage submitted this article to RVtravel.com when he was a Master Certified RV Technician with Mobility RV Service. Should I buy a motorhome with...

What octane is best for your RV or tow vehicle?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris It's a question that stirs up a lot of feelings, but first the factoids: The "octane rating" listed on...

Do “gas saving” products really help?

The answer is "probably not." Be skeptical of the following kinds of advertising claims. "This gas-saving product improves fuel economy by 20 percent." Claims usually tout...