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RV Doctor: How to winterize an ice maker

Dear Gary, How do I winterize my ice maker? I have a Norcold refrigerator in a Fleetwood motorhome. —Larry R. Dear Larry, Here are the steps, as...

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: Do’s and don’ts for storing your RV

Fall has arrived, while memories of our summer RVing excursions undoubtedly linger in our minds. But with the coming chill also comes the thought...

RV winterizing quick tips

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV Technician In much of the country, once a year it becomes "RV winterizing time." Here are some tips if that applies...
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RV Doctor: Reader’s RV antifreeze won’t circulate; also has dead “plug-ins”

Dear Gary, I recently purchased a 2007 R-Vision Trail-Lite RV. I live in Iowa and am trying to winterize it but when I put the...

Preparing the RV for winter storage

By Gary Bunzer For many RVers who live in northern regions where freeze warnings, wind chill and snow will soon become a common topic on...
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Keeping RV water lines from freezing during cold winter use

Dear Gary, We have a Class C motorhome. We have used it quite often this winter and have resisted winterizing it because we use the...
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Potential problems with plastic bypass valves

RV Doctor Dear Gary, I own a 36-foot Holiday Rambler Ambassador. The day before we left on our last trip, the temperature here dipped to about...
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Our bathroom sink P-trap froze!

RV Doctor Dear Gary, We were recently caught in an arctic freeze. We went to ready our RV today for a trip next week and found...
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Stymied RVers can’t find water leaks to fix them

RV Doctor Dear Gary, Apparently my husband did not properly winterize our Southwind motorhome. When we fill the fresh water tank we have no problems, but...
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RV generator cannot carry a load

RV DOCTOR Dear Gary, I read your column with much interest and one question regarding inexpensive water heater bypass valves caught my attention as I had...
RV Tire Safety

Preserving your RV’s tires when parking long-term

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble Many RV owners are "winterizing" their RVs. Even if you are in Arizona, you might be getting...