• 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 become 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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  • RV Monitor Panel Overview
    3:55

    RV Monitor Panel Overview

    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

    RV Power Converter Troubleshooting

    Cruising the open road in your rig can give you a sense of freedom, but when your necessary appliances stop working, that freedom can be tainted by the hassle of fixing them. 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

    RV Electrical Systems Overview: Distribution Center

    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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