RV Repair Club’s Top 5 of 2019

With 2020 just around the corner, we’ve taken a look back our top tips, selected by YOU, from 2019. Read below to see the most popular articles and videos this year at RV Repair Club!

1. RV Power Converter Troubleshooting

In this video, RV maintenance and repair expert Dave Solberg walks you through the process of RV distribution center troubleshooting. You’ll learn simple methods for checking circuit breakers inside and out by using non-contact voltage testers. Specialized testers are important in checking circuits, and Dave shows you how to safely ground these testers to avoid sparking and shocks. Watch more here!

2. Tips For RV Refrigerator Troubleshooting

It’s never fun discovering that your RV’s refrigerator is on the fritz, especially when you’re out on the road with no access to your dealer or repair service. Luckily, you can often return it back to service yourself with just a few troubleshooting tips. Read more here!

3. Common RV Refrigerators And Refrigerator Power Sources

In this quick video lesson, RV expert Dave Solberg gives you a rundown on RV refrigerators, explaining what’s probably on your unit and teaching you everything you need to operate, maintain and troubleshoot the fridge mounted on any modern vehicle. He pops open the exterior hatch on his demo vehicle’s fridge, which is a 4-door, 12-cubic-foot Norcold to demonstrate what you can expect out of your cooling unit. With Dave’s help, you’ll learn why it’s so important to get to know your fridge’s capabilities, power requirements, and components. Watch more here!

4. All About Your RV Water Heater

In this free lesson, RV expert Dave Solberg walks you through a quick overview of the typical RV water heater, discussing their main components and functionality. You’ll learn how the usual water heater operates, and discover what to do if your unit needs troubleshooting. With Dave’s handy advice, you’ll never find yourself up the creek without hot water! Watch more here!

5. RV Leveling Jacks Not Working: Troubleshooting Tips

In this free video lesson, RV maintenance and repair expert Dave Solberg walks you through a quick explanation to teach you how you should troubleshoot when you discover RV leveling jacks not working properly on your rig. With Dave’s help, you’ll learn what to look for when you notice there’s an issue with your leveling jacks. He shows you how to diagnose the problem, then introduces a few tips for finding a solution for your HWH leveling system. Watch more here!

What was your favorite RV tip of 2019? Let us know in the comments below!

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8 Responses to “RV Repair Club’s Top 5 of 2019”
  1. Richard Jones

    RV Make: Kv, RV Model: Montego Bay, RV Year: 2008

    I have a problem with the furnace in my 5th wheeler. There are 4 floor vents. The one closest to the thermostat blows well. The others barely put out any. I have checked the duct’s. No problem.

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      Hello Richard!

      Oh no! We’d love to help with your furnace!

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  2. John Sajkunovic

    RV Make: 2015 rockwood fith wheel, RV Model: 5 th wheel, RV Year: 2015

    12 volt power to slides and levers but no power at pane. when plugged in everything works fine

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      Hello John!

      We’d love to help!

      The ‘Ask an Expert’ section is currently for members to our online community. We do have a promotional offer if you are interested. This would include access to expert advice (like this), plus discounts, hours of Premium videos, etc. Please feel free to take a look. You can message us right back with your question if you decide to become a member and you will have a response within 1-2 business days from our experts!

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  3. Joe

    RV Make: Tiffin, RV Model: Allegro Bus, RV Year: 2005

    Having what sounds like an air leak under the coach when the engine is shut down. Only lasts for a minute or two, and then the sound stops.

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      Hi there Joe!

      We’d love to help!

      The ‘Ask an Expert’ section is currently for members to our online community. We do have a promotional offer if you are interested. This would include access to expert advice (like this), plus discounts, hours of Premium videos, etc. Please feel free to take a look. You can message us right back with your question if you decide to become a member and you will have a response within 1-2 business days from our experts!

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  4. Richard

    RV Make: Fleetwood , RV Model: Southwind, RV Year: 1997

    I have a problem with the rear heater in that it will not operate when turned on at the control panel

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      Richard,

      If it doesn’t run at all it is either going to be an issue with the voltage or the control board. Voltage issues could be caused by blown fuse, bad connection, bad thermostat, faulty switch at the control panel or voltage is too low. You first want to start at the fuses. If the fuses are okay then you will have to start checking the voltage to the furnace. You would start at the furnace and make sure there is voltage, if there is voltage then the problem is either too low of voltage or the control board. The voltage needs to be above 10.5vdc to work. If there is no voltage at the furnace then you would have to trace back where it is lost. Most of the time it is either a faulty switch, thermostat or a bad connection causing the issue.

      Sincerely,

      Dan
      RV Repair Club Technical Expert

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