They say RVing is a way of life – not just a pastime or something to do on the weekends or throughout the summer. What exactly is it about RVing that drives us (pun intended) to pursue this passion? We wanted to know, so we asked. Check out what you had to say. Why Do
At 1:28am while parked in an isolated national park campground, the 12-volt smoke alarm sounded. Seven-plus hours later, I accidentally discovered and in two seconds solved the problem. Starting this tale of desperation with the symptoms, we were hooked up to 30-amp shore power. Our battery output reading had been indicating about 13.7 for our
Glacier National Park actually doesn’t end at the US-Canada border. It continues upwards into our northern neighbor’s territory, where it becomes Waterton Glacier International Peace Park, the smallest national park in Canada and also a World Heritage site. Some History Behind Waterton Waterton actually became a national park before Glacier – in 1895. The two
The power converter is an essential component in an RV’s electrical system. Typically, coaches have two essentially separate electrical systems; one that provides 120 volts AC to high-power consumption, high-wattage appliances such as coffee makers, microwave ovens, hair dryers, air conditioners, etc. The other, low-voltage part of the electrical system provides 12 volts DC to
We’ve owned our fifth wheel trailer for about two and a half years now. Last summer, we hit the road for 12 weeks, loving every minute. We’ve done a number or shorter trips, and as this is being written, are in the midst of a six week tour of the Pacific northwest. Both of us
We rely heavily on our RV’s water system, for personal hygiene, washing dishes, and in some cases for doing laundry or drinking. So it’s worth taking a few minutes to give this vital system some attention. Pressure Regulator To protect your RV’s plumbing from damage due to excess pressure, use a water pressure regulator when
The water from my air conditioning unit keeps running down the inside of my RV rather than outside. How can I fix this?
When I use the water pump in my RV there is always air spitting out of the faucets and shower head. Why does this happen and how do I fix it? I checked and there are no water leaks. Could I need a new pump? Thanks in advance for any help.
Hi, we have a 2016 Forest River Rockwood Signature Ultra Lite fifth wheel, and I cannot for the life of me get the pilot light to relight. It’s a Suburban gas furnace. We live in South Carolina and the nearest dealer is 55 miles away. Help!
We have a retractable awning on our 2013 Redwood fifth wheel. We put the awning out but now can’t get it to go back in. Any ideas?