Category: Mark My Words

Author Mark Nemith contributes monthly to the Good Sam Blog in his column ‘Mark My Words.’  The series includes great RV safety, tech, repair, and advice. Mark My Words is one of the most viewed ongoing series in the blog.

Energize Your RV Batteries and Get Prescriptions on the Road

RV advice from February's Mark My Words

Hi Mark My Words readers! This month, we’ve got questions on batteries, prescriptions, dripping air conditioners and getting your mail on the road. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Hi Mark, We have had a Renegade Villaggio since 2015. The house battery was replaced in 2016 because it was not holding a charge. Now,
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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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Mark My Words – October: Bearings, Generators, Long-Term Parking, Water Heaters and Tire Problems

Hi, folks. This month we’ll talk about bearings, generators, long term parking, water heaters and tire problems. Remember, you can submit your RVing questions to [email protected] Happy Trails! ——————————————— Mark: How often should you repack your wheel bearings on a travel trailer? I am hearing once a year. Is this correct? I can do myself
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Mark My Words – September: More Advice on Slides, Pesky Mice and General RV Maintenance

Hi folks! More about slides and mice this month, and some general maintenance answers. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Hi Mark We have a 2012 Forest River Georgetown 38′ motorhome. When it’s parked and the slides are out, the bedroom slide will sometimes creep in a couple of inches and when the
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