Category: RV Maintenance

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 – August: Tripping GFCIs, Towbars, and Some Advice on RV Fridges

Hi folks! Tripping GFCIs, Towbars, and some advice on RV fridges this month. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Mark: We are full time in a 1996 Itasca Sunrise 33. We bought it with about 30,000 miles in 2016 and have logged about 18,000 miles around the country since retirement in August 2017.
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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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