Category: RV Education 101

Mark My Words — November: Cold-weather Plumbing Concerns, Plastic Smells and More

Hi, All!  This month, we’ll talk about LEDs, 5th wheel hitches, and fresh water tips. Have a great fall, and remember to submit your questions to [email protected] Hi Mark: I hooked up the trailer’s water hose in the campground and could not get rid of a strong plastic smell and taste. It was definitely coming
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Digital Multiplex Wiring Vs. Analogue

The Digital age brought change to the auto industry and is continuing to evolve in more advance levels. Gone are the days of the “Backyard Mechanic” tuning a four-barrel carburetor. Today’s mechanics have been replaced by technicians. This newer breed of repair people spends more time on the computer keys than turning a wrench. This
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Class A Night Driving — Shedding Light on Motoring After Dark

Addressing issues surrounding motorhome night driving. Night driving is a topic that is often raised around the campfire by fellow RVers. Much of the discussion often revolves around the efficiency of some headlight designs used in class A coaches. Perhaps some of the thoughts are driven by the radical front end-designs of these vehicles. But,
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Managing Engine Temperature in Extremely Hot Weather

RV engine heat — combat the high-temperature summer blues. When temperatures surpass 90 degrees and beyond, automobile engines can become stressed to maintain sufficient cooling. For RVs, this can be far greater an issue, given the overall weight being moved. In addition, many RV travelers traverse scenic highways that often involve hilly or mountainous terrain.
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