• 1:28

    Running 12 Volt Appliances on Generator While Boondocking

    When boondocking in your RV, there are a number of 12 volt appliances that you might use that require power supply from a generator. It’s important to factor each of these appliances into your plans, so you know you have enough juice for the trip. Our expert RV repair and maintenance guide Dave Solberg teaches…

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  • 1:37

    Basic RV Generator Maintenance: What to Review Annually

    Most of the appliances and equipment in your RV will run on electricity, which is provided by a generator adding power to the batteries. Your RV generator is your power source when you don’t have the opportunity to plug into an outlet at a traditional campground. While most RVers would rather plug in an extension…

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    Choosing the Best Generator for Your RV

    Every RV model is a little bit different, whether in its shape, size, capabilities or maintenance requirements. What works for your friend’s RV might not work for yours; it’s all about assessing what you have and making the right choice for your model. This is especially true for finding the right generator you use to…

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    Generator for RV: Understanding the Basics

    When you take the path less travelled, it’s always important to be prepared with the right equipment. Camping outside of developed campgrounds, commonly known as dry camping or boondocking, requires a reliable power source beyond the RV’s battery to fuel the appliances you need to enjoy your experience in the great outdoors. From your refrigerator…

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  • RV transfer switch

    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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  • 1:57

    Simple Generator Precautions when Storing Your RV

    Unless you’re a full time RVer, you’re going to be storing your RV for months at a time, depending on the weather. While it’s important to clean out the interior to keep it fresh for the next time you roll, it’s even more important to keep the mechanical parts of your RV in good working…

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  • 4:00

    Quick Overview of an On Board RV Generator

    The on board RV generator has many different functions that we as RV owners must be aware of before using our unit on the road. Most RV generator models can be easily accessed from the outside of the unit. Most models can often be turned on from the inside and outside of the unit and…

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  • 9:02

    Do-It-Yourself RV Generator Maintenance

    Before starting any RV generator maintenance, it is important to refer to your unit’s owner’s manual for amount of hours and yearly maintenance timeframes. Once a maintenance schedule is determined, keep your RV on this schedule to ensure the generator runs efficiently and does not stop working while on the road. The first thing to…

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