Category: Tech Tips, Repairs, & Maintenance

The Good Sam RV Community unites to share tips and tricks.  These articles will help you with repairs, maintenance, and offer great tips.

6 Essential Steps for Treating Your Tires Right

Don’t let your spring travels fall flat — treat your tires right for your upcoming road trips. Studies on vehicle breakdowns have shown that up to 40 percent of auto and RV disablements are tire related. Significantly, many of these mishaps can be avoided with the proper tire maintenance. So before you hit the road,
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7 Steps to Get Your RV Out of Storage and on the Road

Get the RV ready for travel this camping season. Follow these key steps to get your vehicle in top shape for adventure.  The warmer weather signals that another camping season is just arriving. If you’re not a Snowbird or Sun Belt resident, you’ve probably kept your rig in storage. Well, now it’s time to get
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Clear Unsightly Surfaces and Fix Furnace Failures

RV advice from April's Mark My Words monthly column

Hi Mark My Words readers! This month, we’ll cover decal removal, stains, leaks, furnaces and fridge issues. I hope you’re out there enjoying some great spring RVing. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Hi Mark, We have an older Montana fifth wheel that has many of its decals peeling. Is there an easy
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On and Off: Fixing Intermittent Xenon Light Operation

Xenon headlights — overcoming a glitch to get consistent brightness. Motorhome headlights have come a long way from the days when a switch wired to an incandescent bulb was the accepted configuration. Today, halogen, H.I.D. (High Intensity Discharge) and L.E.D. have replaced those dinosaur bulbs. Many RV manufacturers favor H.I.D. product (Xenon). While these super-bright
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