One of the best parts of the RV lifestyle is the ability to escape into the wide open wilderness, away from the ties of modern technology. However, it can still be nice to have a sense of security in the form of a cell signal. The Winegard Cell Booster can help amplify existing cell connections while you’re out on the road. Here’s how to install one in your camper. For more info on this product visit the company’s website or call (800) 288-8094.
Simple RV Battery Maintenance to Keep Them Going Longer
Your RV batteries have two jobs: The automotive battery to start and run the RV engine when you’re on the road, and the Deep Cycle house batteries to run the lights and appliances when you’re using your RV as a home instead of as a vehicle. In both cases, it’s clear just how important the batteries are to your RV life enjoyment. Keep up with RV battery maintenance is the simplest way to make sure you have power to make your coffee every morning, while still being able to start the motor and get you on the road when it’s time to move on.
Like many maintenance jobs, RV battery maintenance may seem like a thankless job that really isn’t needed as often as recommended, but this is one case where you get what you pay for, so to speak. Batteries terminals and connections can corrode in a matter of weeks, and a corroded connection reduces the recharging capabilities of your batteries. When batteries sit in an uncharged state they will not only provide less power, they begin to sulfate. Sulfation is the number one killer of RV batteries.
In this video, you’ll learn the simple techniques for doing a basic RV battery maintenance session. You’ll see how to remove loose corrosion powder from the outside of the battery, and what corroded posts look like when they need care. Find out what comes in a battery maintenance kit and why you need to have every item in there. You’ll see safety tips on the correct way to remove and attach battery cables, as well as hints on preventing damage from battery acid splashes. From visual inspections to using battery post protector, you’ll learn all the steps to RV battery maintenance here.Watch Now >>
Check Clearance Lights During Annual RV Maintenance
Inspecting your front-end clearance lights is an important part of yearly RV maintenance, and this video takes you through the process. This procedure is important because the lenses on the lights can crack or the seals can come loose, allowing moisture to penetrate. The moisture may do damage by dripping down the front of the…Watch Now >>
Don’t Forget the Windshield in Your Annual RV Maintenance
It takes very little time to inspect your front windshield, according to this RV maintenance video – and spending the time more than pays off down the road. Taking preventive steps can reduce the need for expensive windshield and water damage repairs. During your annual RV maintenance check, examine the windshield to look for cracks…Watch Now >>
How to Replace Your Old RV Sewer Vent
In an RV water system, the sewer vent allows sewer gas to escape and allows water to flow through the system. It’s a basic technique that lets you have a kitchen and bathroom in the same vehicle without contaminating one with the other. Without releasing sewer gas and allowing fresh air into the system, the…Watch Now >>