• RV Battery Maintenance Tips
    5:15

    RV Battery Maintenance Tips: Checking Fluid Levels

    As with all RV components, to ensure you get the most out of your batteries, you must complete routine maintenance. By checking regularly to see that everything is in proper working order, you extend the lifespan of your RV battery and save money in the long run. One of the most important RV battery maintenance…

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  • How to Troubleshoot a Malfunctioning Lippert Slide Room
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    How to Troubleshoot a Malfunctioning Lippert Slide Room

    The invention of the hydraulic motor system drastically simplified the way RVers operate and maintain their slide room. Hydraulic systems, like the ones found in Lippert slide rooms, rely on limited space and the push of a button to extend and retract a full-sized bonus room for your rig. While the hydraulic mechanisms of a…

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  • 2:16

    Choosing the Right Extension Cord

    If you use an extension cord to plug in your RV to the shoreline power, it’s essential that you utilize the right one. We’ve seen it happen far too many times: an RV owner uses a standard orange extension cord with a 15 amp rating to run their 30 amp power center. This is asking…

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  • Testing RV Battery
    4:03

    Testing RV Battery for Charge & Condition

    The onboard battery has become an essential component of RV travel, powering everything from cooking appliances and camping gadgets to your entertainment for the evenings. That’s why it’s so important to keep track of how well your battery is running and give it proper maintenance between uses. There are various tools that are essential for…

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  • RV transfer switch
    20:12

    How to Install an Automatic RV Transfer Switch

    The shoreline cord is what gets connected to your RV bringing in power to your distribution center. Older models have a J Box, which has a receptacle coming from the generator and another that goes to the distribution center. This requires you to have to go outside and plug in the generator every time you…

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  • RV Inverter Power Source Overview
    2:59

    RV Inverter Power Source Overview

    Once connected to an outside power source the power coming into your unit is routed through RV electrical systems and distribution centers. The distribution center is where the fuses and circuit breakers are located and where the power is rerouted to the appliances and the converter for 12 volt electric sources. Though most are similar,…

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  • 0:41

    How to Mount a TV in an RV: Using a Fender Washer

    If you’re looking to discover the correct technique for learning how to mount a TV in an RV, Dave Solberg knows an insider tip that will add one step to the process but also make the mount much more secure and leave you feeling more carefree. In teaching how to mount a TV in an…

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  • 3:31

    RV Electrical System

    The comfortable life of living in an RV is made possible, in large part, by the electrical system that runs the interior. From the refrigerator and microwave that make your meals possible to the air conditioning that keeps out the summer heat, your comfort depends on having reliable power running through your system. This power…

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  • RV Battery Maintenance: Testing House Batteries
    3:14

    RV Battery Maintenance: Checking Battery Charge

    RV battery maintenance has just became easier! The 12-volt deep cycle battery or batteries of your house system must be properly charged to prolong their life and reduce sulfation. You can check not only the current state of charge in your house batteries but the charging system of your converter with a multi-meter. House batteries…

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