Before you set out for your first road trip in a new rig, it’s important to get to know your vehicle and to set up the cockpit for the smoothest possible travel. What does that entail? Glad you asked! RV expert Dave Solberg is here to explain what all you need to understand about your rig prior to departure. He walks you through a quick essential checklist, pointing out all the adjustments you should make for optimal safety and comfort. Incorporate Dave’s advice into your pre-trip routine, and it’ll be nothing but smooth sailing ahead!
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 theWatch Now >>
RV manufacturers always try to anticipate the needs of their customers while on the road. What’s needed from some people, though, maybe not be necessary for others. While most RVs have adequate lighting installed for almost every general task, sometimes things come up that require more concentrated lighting, even on a temporary basis. That’s whereWatch Now >>
RV batteries, which run the interior lights, refrigerator, computer, and any other electrical appliance you have installed, are built to last 5-7 years, ideally. Manufacturers recommend that you remove the batteries every month and have them conditioned by a professional. This conditioning breaks up the sulfur solids and other contaminants, churning the liquid inside theWatch Now >>
Most RVers think there is no maintenance required for countertops and sinks. Just keep them clean and dry like at home and there is nothing more that needs to be done. The truth is that as you travel down the road, bumps and dips on the road surface cause small amounts of twisting and turningWatch Now >>