• RV Monitor Panel Overview
    3:55

    An RV Monitor Panel is the information center for most of the systems in your RV. It is generally located in an easy to read location such as the kitchen or hallway. Older models provide limited information on holding tank, freshwater tank, LP power and battery power levels. An older RV monitor panel may have…

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  • RV Power Converter Troubleshooting
    4:27

    Getting on the road in your rig can give you a sense of freedom, but when your necessary appliances don’t work you swap that freedom for the hassle of fixing what’s broken. Finding out why your refrigerator won’t stay cold or your microwave won’t heat is crucial for having a happy trip. When your RV…

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  • RV Electrical Systems Overview: Distribution Center
    2:37

    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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  • RV Checklist for Camping: Electrical Troubleshooting
    5:21

    There is an RV checklist for camping for just about anything you can imagine when looking to take a vacation on the wide open road. This includes an RV checklist for the electrical connection source at a campground. Before plugging your RV into the campground source, you will need to test for proper polarity and…

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  • RV Checklist for Camping: Checking the Electric Supply
    0:57

    Before plugging your RV into the campground source, it’s important to take the time to check for proper polarity and voltage. Even if you are staying at a familiar campground, it’s a good idea to check for electrical issues that not only could create appliance failure, but can cause severe damage to your RV. These…

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  • How to Add an RV Reading Light
    10:54

    Sometimes at night the passenger will need to read a map or something else to help the driver navigate. An RV reading light installed just behind the passenger will offer enough light to see without disturbing the driver. First you must find a 12-Volt power source to tap into that is not switched somewhere else…

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  • Testing Your RV GFCI Outlets
    15:06

    For safety and convenience it is best to replace your RV GFCI outlets when they malfunction. These can easily be identified with your tester. Feel confident to perform this DIY job, a job that will save you time and money. When should you replace your RV GFCI outlets? When they’re malfunctioning or old a replacement…

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  • When was the Last Time You Tested Your RV GFCI Outlets?
    3:22

    A ground Fault Circuit Interrupter or GFCI is an outlet or device that can detect the current in your RV is not flowing along the desired path, rather through water or a person and will shut off the power supply at the outlet. GFCIs work by monitoring for an imbalance between the neutral wires and…

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  • LED RV porch light install
    7:19

    When you’re boondocking in the wide open spaces with no street lights or other rigs around, having an outside light is crucial and expected all night long. Move your RV to a park or campground, though, and having a porch light on all night long can really annoy the neighbors. Your outdoor lights may make…

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