Tag Archives: troubleshooting.

Tech- Troubleshooting with a test light

I hope everyone has been following Larry Cadman’s great series on electrical theory and multimeters , there is a lot of great information in them- good, solid theory, backed up with practical applications. A multimeter is an essential piece of test equipment. But…. sometimes “low tech” is faster, better and easier, which is why one

Water Pump Troubleshooting

Tech- Never Assume…. A quick post this week (only a day late!). Yesterday I made one of the basic mistakes in troubleshooting- not knowing how the system was supposed to work in the first place. While it only cost me about 20 minutes (of unbillable time), it could have been worse, and again taught me

LP Appliances- Electronic Ignition Systems

With the exception of pilot type water heaters and some smaller LP/Electric refrigerators, modern LP appliances in RVs are controlled by electronics, meaning the gas valve is opened, the flame is ignited, and the flame is “proved” (flame safety- making certain the burner is burning). These systems are used for a number of reasons: No