Tag Archives: batteries

Mark My Words — Bike Racks and Battery Charging

Hi, Folks! This month, we’ll talk about traveling to Alaska, hanging bikes and dealing with electrical issues. Remember to send your RVing questions to [email protected] Your question (and answer) may be published in the next Mark My Words post. Howdy Mark, Is it safe to use a hook-on bicycle rack to transport two heavy cruiser-
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Solving an Electrical Enigma and Putting a Stop to Braking Problems

RV advice from June's Mark My Words monthly post

Hi, Mark My Words readers! This month, we have a bunch of quick and easy fixes for common RV problems including electrical enigmas, hot brakes and house battery drainage. Check them out, and keep those questions coming to [email protected] Mark, I have a Class A motorhome with large day/night window shades in the living room
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Red and black jumper cables

Mark My Words October: RV Electrical Issues – Generators, Batteries and Inverters

Hi folks! This time, we’ll talk about some RV electrical issues. Thanks for reading, and be sure to submit your RVing questions to [email protected] Hi Mark, I am brand new to RV’ing having recently purchased a 2005 Raptor toy hauler. If I fire up the generator it will run about 10 minutes then stall. The
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Keeping Chassis Batteries Charged

Check out this inspired solution from an experienced RVer: I keep our motorhome plugged in when it’s not being used so the three-stage inverter/charger can maintain the house batteries charge. This works fine, but when I cover the coach, the solar panel for charging the chassis batteries doesn’t work very well. To fix this problem,
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