• 23:10

    Dometic AC Replacement: Tips and Considerations

    In this step-by-step video lesson, our RV maintenance experts walk you through a Dometic AC replacement on a fifth-wheel trailer. To help you navigate the process easily and safely, Dave Solberg and RVIA Certified Master Technician Steve Albright demonstrate the removal and replacement of a defunct rear Dometic cooling system on a 40-foot fifth-wheel. Luckily,…

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  • 3:24

    AC Filter Cleaning to Improve RV Cooling Efficiency

    In this free video lesson, RV Repair Club contributor Joshua Sherer walks you through the AC filter cleaning process so you can get your RV vents running more efficiently. On typical rigs used for standard travel, vents don’t need to be cleaned more than once per month. However, if you’re frequently traveling in regions where…

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  • 30:23

    RV Air Conditioner Inspection and Maintenance

    Mobile air conditioning is a marvelous thing, but it doesn’t work like magic. There are simple components that dictate how it operates, and maintenance methods that encourage better functionality. When you’re out on the road miles from a repair facility, it’s important to understand how your RV air conditioner works and what you need to…

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  • 3:18

    Inspecting a Used RV Furnace

    As with any other appliance on a used RV, it’s highly important that you complete a thorough inspection of the furnace prior to purchase to ensure it’s in proper working condition. There’s not much worse than learn on a bitter cold night that your RV furnace isn’t capable of cranking out heat, especially if you…

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  • 4:18

    RV AC Overview: How Cooling Units Work

    There’s a fairly common misunderstanding about the capabilities of RV AC units, in the sense that they ought to cool a hot vehicle in no time flat. If I return from a hike on a 95-degree day and my RV has been baking in the sun, when I kick on the AC my interior temperature…

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  • 5:56

    Buying a Used RV AC Unit

    When looking to buy a used RV AC unit for your rig, there are several things you should keep in mind. Although used is generally more cost-effective, remember that pre-owned appliances are always a toss-up; you can only know what kind of shape a unit’s in by doing a thorough inspection and running a comprehensive…

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  • 3:34

    How to Prevent Air Conditioner Condensation

    If you’ve traveled in your RV during the peak of summer, you may have experienced what happens when the air conditioning unit goes into overdrive to combat the high heat: condensation! Air conditioner condensation can drip into the interior of your unit and cause a few different problems, including soiled carpet and increased cabin humidity.…

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  • 3:19

    Troubleshooting a Rooftop RV Air Conditioner

    If your RV air conditioner doesn’t seem to be operating at maximum capacity, there are a number of things you can check for and update. Proper troubleshooting of RV AC requires that you thoroughly inspect your rig for any components that might hinder airflow. To help you discover what’s affecting your AC’s capabilities, RV expert…

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  • 3:43

    Optimizing Your RV Rooftop Air Conditioning

    We’ve found that most RVers expect more from their RV rooftop air conditioning units than their maximum capability. Generally, rooftop AC has the capacity to cool a unit to 20 degrees below outdoor temperature, so on the hottest of days you shouldn’t expect inside temperature to be as cozy as you’d like. However, there are…

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