RVRC LIVE! December 2019

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Check out the recap of our monthly RVRC LIVE with managing editor of RV Repair Club Dave Solberg. Dave answers your RV repair questions live on the air in this interactive and informative Q&A.

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8 Responses to “RVRC LIVE! December 2019”
    • Customer Service

      Hello Keith,

      Thank you for contacting us.

      Use leveling blocks or landscaping when storing your RV. Do not use hydraulic jacks in storage. They may leak, malfunction or get stuck in the up position. That is not a problem that you want to have if you can avoid it.

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      Sincerely,

      Joan
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  1. Hilary LeBlanc

    Can I tie in a catalytic heater to my furnace propane line, or am I best to take out my furnace completely

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    • Customer Service

      Hillary,

      It depends on how the heater is set up that you are using. RV propane systems are made to run off of 11″ of water column. This is the output of the regulator. Most portable heaters will have it’s own built in regulator and most heaters will have a high pressure one, which RV regulators are low pressure. The only way for this to work is if the heater you want to install can work off of the regulator for the RV system. If it can work on the system you can connect a gas line wherever you can. Sometimes there are junctions to add a line but if not you might have to take something out, like the furnace. It all depends on what you have and what you need. The furnace does exhaust to the outside so I wouldn’t recommend removing it as it would leave an area outside that needs to be sealed.

      Sincerely,

      Dan
      RV Repair Club Technical Expert

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  2. Rodney Metz

    I have a videoman rear-view camera and when it rains while traveling I lose the audio, any remedy for this?

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    • Customer Service

      Rodney,

      Really the only thing that can be done is installing a small shield around the microphone holes on the camera. Most likely there is just water covering it while it rains, which is common on most camera systems with microphones. The only thing that might work is making something to covering it like an overhang to prevent the water from getting in.

      Sincerely,

      Dan
      RV Repair Club Technical Expert

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  3. Erik Basilier

    In my new trailer I had agm batteries installed and solar with a GoPower controller. I believe the controller will exercise the batteries as you suggested. However, the battery manufacturer says voltage for “cycle use” as 14.4 – 15.0 V. I think the controller will only charge to 14.4. So will I have fewer amp-hours?

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    • Customer Service

      Erik,

      No you shouldn’t get fewer amp hours. The battery won’t actually be at that level for use, that is where the higher voltage charge level is at. The voltage when full is going to be closer to around 12.7. The AGM batteries have a higher tolerance but you charger is fine and you shouldn’t be loosing any amp hours.

      Sincerely,

      Dan
      RV Repair Club Technical Expert

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