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travel. Sort by: 10 Tips for Finding Free and Cheap Entertainment On the Road. July 18, 2019 By Lauren Grijalva & filed under All RV Blog Entries. As RVers, we’re always looking for smart ways to save money while on the road! Lauren Grijalva, a full time RVer and RV Repair Club contributor, is sharing some of her ideas for finding free and

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RV Repair, Maintenance & Upgrade Tips RV Repair Club

Thanks to Wally from Dish Outdoors you can have Dish Network in RV no matter where you travel, with high-definition TV always right at your fingertips. Lauren Grijalva, contributing editor at RV Repair Club, and her family spend all of their time traveling the country in their fifth wheel trailer and soaking up all this… Watch Now >>

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Tips for Traveling with Dogs in an RV RV Repair Club

We travel with an international certificate of good health which we understood he would need to cross into Mexico and/or Canada. So far, we’ve only been asked for that paperwork once – by US authorities when we returned from Canada. Harley’s joy of RV travel is …

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RV Pre-Trip Checklist for Motorhomes and Travel Trailers

New Member: Know of any RV travel/trip log books or journals that include: day, date, start/end location, weather, RV park, start/end mileage, expenses, (i.e. meals, park fees, gas, etc.). Thanks for your site. Reply. Customer Service November 28th, 2016 . Hi, Jim. Thank you for joining the RV Repair Club site and posting such a wonderful question.

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RV Electrical Systems Overview: Distribution Center RV

Ken October 24th, 2019 . We just bought a ” new to us” travel trailer…a 2010 Heartland and the 12 volt lights cycle between bright and dim on a regular basis, especially when there’s a …

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Essential Guide to 120-Volt Power Converters for RVs RV

Typically the converter or battery charger in travel trailers are located inside the distribution center as an all in one unit. We will email you a photo of a typical Progressive Dynamics version that is fairly common in most trailers and has the 120-volt circuit breakers and 12-volt fuses for all …

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RV Power Converter Troubleshooting RV Repair Club

We have a 2009 Forest River Salem Travel Trailer that is parked year round at a resort wtih 30 amp service. The problem we are having is that our ceiling fans will run for maybe 5 minutes and then stop. The wall switch gets hot when the fan is running on high for the 5 minutes, running them on low they will keep running but the switch gets warm.

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Tips For Using A Portable Generator RV Repair Club

Most regular travel trailers do not. I suppose most people who get a travel trailer are expected to be in a campground connected to power. Plus, there is a cost issue associated with an on-board generator – they are pricey, and people want cheap trailers. We wish they would all …

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RV Slide Out Mechanism Identification RV Repair Club

Where do i find slide out motor on a 2008 kodiak travel trailor. Reply; paul campbell April 9th, 2018 . reasearching info on slideouts. Reply; Jim October 14th, 2018 . I have a 2004 36′ Monaco La Palma with 2 slides. The main slide will retract all the way, but after driving a short distance the lower edge will open up about an inch and a

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How to Seal Your RV to Keep Mice Out RV Repair Club

Annually $ 115.00. Description. It is an age-old battle that every RV owner in history has faced each time they put their RV into storage for the winter: how to keep mice out of an RV. Keeping mice out of a stored RV requires going over every inch of the RV looking for gaps, holes or spaces where mice …

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Tips for Troubleshooting a Malfunctioning RV Toilet RV

Customer Service October 4th, 2016 . Hi Sherylen. Thanks for visiting the RV Repair Club site and the opportunity to assist with your toilet issue. Depending on the model and year, your toilet valve will either have a flat “spade” valve that is a piece of flat plastic that slides back and forth into a rubber gasket that is supposed to seal and hold water, or a rounded valve in the newer style.

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All RV Repair Club Videos RV Repair Club

Blackout Shade Installation for Upgraded Window Treatments. In this step-by-step video lesson, RV repair and maintenance expert Dave Solberg walks you through a demonstration blackout shade installation. He completes the demo on a 2003 Winnebago Brave, which was in need of some updated window treatments as an alternative to its old pleated blinds.

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Maximum RV Tire Temperature: What to Look For RV Repair

In this free RV Repair Club lesson, RV expert Dave Solberg answers a member question about maximum RV tire temperature. While Dave has never heard of a manufacturer setting a designated limit, he does recommend a few things you should be aware of when caring for your tires.

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RV Sealants: Available Options & What to Use Where RV

He talks about a handful of RV sealants, including butyl tape for windows and roof and side vents, and discusses the proper way to use this handy, pliable sealant. Typically, RV owners opt for silicone RV sealants for their ease of application. There are several options from which you can choose, including self-leveling joint sealant for vents

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RV Water Heater Troubleshooting Made Easy RV Repair Club

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Troubleshooting Trailer Brakes: Symptoms, Causes and

Annually $ 115.00. Description. In this quick video lesson, RV repair expert Dave Solberg walks you through the process of troubleshooting trailer brakes to determine why they might not be functioning properly. As a general rule of thumb, RVs should be thoroughly inspected at least once per year, depending upon frequency of use and miles traveled.

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Troubleshooting Low Water Pressure RV Repair Club

Annually $ 115.00. Description. In this video lesson RV maintenance expert Carol Jackson walks you through the process of troubleshooting low water pressure on an RV. She explains why you might encounter low pressure, and helps you to determine whether your problem is specific to one faucet or affects the whole RV.

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Types of RV Toilets: Drawbacks and Advantages RV Repair Club

From porcelain to innovative self-composting, you now have various types of RV toilets to choose from, and Dave Solberg is going to help you make the best decision for your needs. Dave walks you through some of the advantages and drawbacks of available types of RV toilets, and explains why you might opt for one model over another.

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Update Old RV Water Lines Using Pex Tubing RV Repair

Annually $ 115.00. Description. Most manufacturers have started using plastic half-inch tubing with flared ends when installing RV water lines into newer model units. This tubing is much better than the old gray 3/8-inch tubing, which had low water pressure inside the unit. The new Pex tubing used for RV water lines is of residential grade and

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What’s the Deal with the Battery Disconnect Switch

I have had my travel trailer since 2010 and the dealer replaced the unit once 6/17/14.” differential between High pressure and Low pressure line are not correct” ” Diagnosis is A/C compressor worn out”. Replaced A/C unit and sent me home.

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How to Repair a TPO RV Roof Using a Rubber Patch RV

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RV Dump Valve Troubleshooting RV Repair Club

Annually $ 115.00. Description. The drain valve, or your RV’s dump valve, is the spot where all your plumbing pipes for the holding tanks come together in your RV. Sewage from the black and gray water tanks are plumbed to this valve to allow you to dump the waste at an approved dumping station. Ideally, the material from your holding tank

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Travel Trailer Driving Tips: How to Back up an RV RV

Annually $ 115.00. Description. In this video lesson RV driving expert Dave Solberg teaches you how to back up an RV travel trailer into a parking or campground spot. He demonstrates step by step the technique necessary to safely and smoothly reverse your travel trailer into any space big enough to fit it. Similar to parallel parking in a car

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Differences Between Old and New RV Distribution Panel

Customer Service Techs September 25th, 2015 . Thanks for watching the video “Differences Between Old and New RV Distribution Panel Models”. We replaced the original converter only which was a Magnatek model in the ‘92 Suncruiser with a new Parallax Power Supply Series 7300.

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Maintaining RV Decals: Tips for Proper Care RV Repair Club

Learn new RV repair techniques and tips from friendly RV experts. Anytime. Anywhere. Monthly $ 7.00. Annually $ 65.00. Gold. Upgrade to GOLD membership and get unlimited access to our entire library of premium RV repair and maintenance videos, receive discounts on DVDs, video downloads, and …

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RV Repair Videos and Tips About Us RV Repair Club

Follow along on their journey by visiting their family travel blog. Joshua Sherer – Contributor. Joshua has 13 years of experience of automotive repair and is a Master ASE Certified Technician. He has worked both as a Master Certified Jaguar and Lexus technician and has over 6 years of industrial/commercial boiler repair. In addition, Joshua

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Trailer Bearings Overview: Lubrication and Maintenance

Discussion. In this video lesson on trailer bearings, RV repair expert Dave Solberg teaches you how to inspect, lubricate and maintain the bearings on your RV. Bearings ought to be inspected every 12 months or 20,000 miles, and lubricated when necessary. Dave teaches you about the various types of trailer bearings you might find, explains what

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Going Up on an RV Roof: How and When to Walk RVRC

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How to Jack Up a Trailer For Maintenance or Repair RV

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RV Tips for Visiting Bryce Canyon National Park RV

The Drive. Driving into Bryce is pretty much like driving into most National Parks. At 8,000 feet in elevation, the main road is surrounded by lush green forests of Ponderosa pine, aspen, and spruce trees. But just wait – when you get out of the car and walk to that first overlook, it’s breathtaking. The forest gives way to literally

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RV Tire Care: How to Maintain and Keep in Top Shape RV

My 2006 Fleetwood (Coleman) travel trailer came with cheap tires rated at 65MPH. Exceeding the speed rating will result in excessive heat buildup and premature failure. Many trailers flying down the interstate at 70-80 MPH are exceeding their tire speed ratings and hence the preponderance of tire failures.

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Inspecting Your RV Marker Lights RV Repair Club

RV marker lights, also known as clearance lights, are required by all traffic safety laws and need to be fully operational while driving your RV. The red RV marker lights are those found along the top of the exterior of the unit showing the highest clearance point of the RV. The amber RV marker lights on the side exterior of the unit point out

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What to Do About Air in Water Pump Lines RV Repair Club

Typically when it is just a trickle it is a kinked water line, debris in the line or air being drawn in. Make sure to check all connections to ensure they have a tight seal. Check the lines to and from the pump for any kinks. Check the strainer attached to the pump as well. It is possible there is debris in it.

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RV Grey Water System 101 and Benefits of Recycling Kit

The basic RV plumbing setup uses clean water to flush the toilets, much like a toilet at home will do. While this is normal at home with an endless supply of water, this can be a large waste when dry camping or on the road. Your water system drains into two different tanks: grey water and black water. Black water is only from the toilet, while

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RV Electronics RV Repair Club

In the past few decades, advanced technology has dramatically altered the way we find amusement as we travel the country by RV. From crisper digital RV TVs to decked-out entertainment systems, manufacturers are constantly releasing new RV appliances and RV electronics that make life on the road more comfortable and enjoyable.

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RV Water Heater Overview and Troubleshoot RV Repair Club

Customer Service September 19th, 2016 . Hi, Dan. Thanks for visiting the RV Repair Club site and the opportunity to assist with your water heater issue. The first thing you need to check is the actual flame that starts for the 5 or so seconds.

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How to Add an RV Water Filter at the Campground Source

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All About RV Electrical Systems RV Repair Club

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Understanding the Fuse Components of an RV Distribution

Fuses are not like breakers, meaning once they blow they have to be replaced. There is no resetting fuses on an RV distribution panel. If a fuse is bad it will appear burnt a little on the inside of it. However, you can test for a bad fuse to verify that is the problem. Place a 12-volt meter at the bare metal section on the top of the fuse.

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Keep Your RV Windows Working Smoothly RV Repair Club

Learn new RV repair techniques and tips from friendly RV experts. Anytime. Anywhere. Monthly $ 7.00. Annually $ 65.00. Gold. Upgrade to GOLD membership and get unlimited access to our entire library of premium RV repair and maintenance videos, receive discounts on DVDs, video downloads, and classes in the shop.

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Replacing Trailer Brakes: What to Look For Each Year RV

Annually $ 115.00. Description. In this quick video lesson, RV maintenance expert Dave Solberg teaches you simple tips for replacing trailer brakes during your annual RV inspection. As with most components on your RV, you should check the status of your tires, wheels, and brakes at least once per year. Even if you don’t feel anything wrong

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RV Water Pump Troubleshooting Tips and Tricks RV Repair Club

Next, unscrew the pump, remove from the power source and take it out of the RV. Once out your next RV water pump troubleshooting step is to conduct a bench test. This RV water pump troubleshooting step will tell you if there is an issue with the switch or with the motor. Connect the pump to a battery charger using simple jumper cables.

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Tips to Make Your RV Air Conditioner Run More Efficiently

In regards to where the island goes during travel, it is located between the dining table and the end of the double recliner and is strapped in to keep it from moving. To keep the island from banging against the table in transit I cut a pool noodle to length and slit it down one side and installed it …

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Tips for Filling Your RV Fresh Water Tank RV Repair Club

Filling the tank at full speed could cause bulging at the top or blowing out of fittings and connectors. Some RV owners prefer to cut off the end of the hose, removing the metal connector and ensuring the hose fits properly into the gravity fill inlet. The location of your RV fresh water tank will depend greatly upon your floor plan.

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What to Do When a Gas Furnace Won’t Light

1. House battery power. The furnace needs at least 10.5 volts DC and sometimes more to open the valve. This must be checked at the module board with a multimeter. 2. Blown fuse. There is a 12-volt fuse in the distribution center and sometimes an inline fuse in the module board on the furnace. Verify they are in working order.

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What to Do When an Awning Won’t Go In RV Repair Club Q&A

RV Make: leisure Travel Van, RV Model: Wonder RTB, RV Year: 2019, Brand: Care Free Freedom Awning, Model Number: Freedom WM. May 22nd, 2021 . Awning extends OK but retracts to about a foot remaining deployed.

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Completing an RV Refrigerator Installation RV Repair Club

Learn new RV repair techniques and tips from friendly RV experts. Anytime. Anywhere. Monthly $ 7.00. Annually $ 65.00. Gold. Upgrade to GOLD membership and get unlimited access to our entire library of premium RV repair and maintenance videos, receive discounts on DVDs, video downloads, and classes in the shop.

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Know the Parts of an RV Distribution Panel RV Repair Club

Bad breakers may need to be replaced. To replace a breaker in your RV distribution panel all you have to do is unscrew the surrounding screws and pull the breaker out. To check the breaker, set your meter to ohms and turn it to the “on” position. Connect the meter to the connectors on the bottom of the breaker and to the bus connection at

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