Battery life is directly related to how deep the battery is cycled each time. A deep cycle is considered to be discharging the battery from 100% to 20%, and then charging back up to 100%.
A properly working RV waste valve should not leak and should be easy to operate. If you have a waste valve that leaks even a little, or the gate doesn’t open and close with ease then it’s time to replace it.
The result was the waterlines were immobilized and the void was filled with insulation but should we ever need to access the waterlines it's a simple matter of breaking up the foam enough to remove the plastic bags.
As full time RVers our water heater is almost always hot. The constant extreme heat will eventually cause the plastic drain plug to fail.
Our problem was no practical way of dumping the holding tanks. There was no suitable access to the main sewer line. It was at least 150 feet away. The solution seemed to be a macerator pump. The FloJet RV Macerator macerator only required a 3/4 inch garden hose and, according to specifications, had the ability to pump the waste up to 50 feet. With…
Modern RVs, made in the last 10 to 15 years, are plumbed using PEX tubing, sometime called PEX pipe, for the fresh water system. In fact, most new homes and commercial buildings use it too. It is so much cheaper than metal pipe and because it is flexible it is easier and less expensive to…
Forest River, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2016 Shasta Airflyte 16 and Shasta Airflyte 19 trailers manufactured September 26, 2014, to August 17, 2015.
How not to tow a fifth wheel RV. This is so wrong on so many levels.
Ford's RV Refrigeration Training & Service offers this very informative video on RV refrigerator troubleshooting.
Forest River is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 XLR vehicles, models T29HFS, T31FDK, T31FQSL, T30FQSL, T21FQSL, T24FQSL, T24HFS, T27HFS, T28TQDL and T30HDS, manufactured October 20, 2014, to July 14, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the wiring at the electrical inlet…
According to an article at mailtribune.com, the Oregon State Parks Department is mulling a series of changes to its campground reservation rules, some of which would streamline and improve the reservation process, while others would dip a little deeper into some campers’…
According to an RV Daily Report post, there is a shortage of replacement Michelin RV tires. Michelin Commercial Public Relations Director Mary Ann Kotlarich, told RV Daily Report the shortage is real and could last several months. “At the height…