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Lube your slideout?

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

Maintaining the RV heating system

By Gary Bunzer, the RV Doctor If you are wont to travel in your coach during the chilly fall or early spring months, or if...
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Google your way to RV repairs

By Bob Difley In the early days when many of us were just starting our RV lifestyle, keeping our RVs repaired usually required a trip...

Is a rusty propane tank a safety concern?

Dear RV Shrink: We just stopped for propane and the guy wouldn't fill us. He told my husband our attached tank did not look healthy...

How to maintain your RV while it’s in use

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV Technician One of my best friends likes to say that once the Fourth of July hits, the summer is over. I'm...

Should RVers file complaint with shop for minor problem?

Dear RV Shrink: We recently had some work done on our motorhome levelers. The service was quick and reasonably priced, the owner was a great...

Is an AGM or lithium battery in your future?

By Greg Illes If you thought you knew a lot about batteries, be prepared to go back to school in the near future: The world...

Keep a log in your RV

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Do you keep a log in your RV? Before you respond, "Yeah, several, in the basement storage for when...

Roof reflectivity can help your RV beat the heat

Courtesy Dicor Corporation and staff You may have noticed the logo for the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star program attached to various appliances, electronics,...

How to replace your RV’s drain valve

By Jim Twamley It was early in the morning and I could see my breath as I hurried to winterize my coach before leaving for...

The many uses for WD-40

There are few RVers who don't consider a can of WD-40 an essential item in their tool arsenal. This "can do" lubricant has a...