RV Repair Club's Top 5 of 2019

RV Repair Clubs Top 5

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

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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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10 Responses to “RV Repair Club's Top 5 of 2019”


    The plastic bushing on my linkage broke in half on the pass side so no wiper action can't find any parts tried to find the linkage/arm or the complete assembly no luck trying to think of an option to repair it Thanks, Ray


    my light entrance door handle gave out of the body i tried fatter screws but no succes and i noticed that it was just screwed into the body i can't find a way to get in between the panel i was thinking if i use epoxy and insert a screw plug into the hole it would harden and maybe i can insert the screw in and hope for the best the bottom screws are holding up fine, i can't drill thru cause it would show inside i'm a handicapped veteran i thought it would be an easy fix it's bad enough i have PTSD so i'm trying to let it get to me. any help would be greatly appreciated if you can find a picture and see the handle so this way you have an idea of what i'm dealing with. I GREATLY APPRECIATE YOUR HELP VERY MUCH. LOU

  3. Paul Brown

    Leveling jacks won't work

  4. Larry Harter

    We had a lightning strike in the area a number of items in the motor home are no longer functioning, the insurance company has denied the claim so i am on my own to try and resolve the issues. the two slide outs do not work, the rear slide does nothing, the living room slide will make a lunge and stop, can someone please help?

  5. Dena.Miller

    Water leak under pantry

  6. Frank Daniell

    Cab over cabinet removal

  7. Richard

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

  8. Joe

    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.

  9. John Sajkunovic

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

  10. Richard Jones

    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.