When out on the road, your RV is your home away from home. Just like with a stationary home, you want to keep your mobile home as comfortable as possible, so you make minor (and major) improvements to interior components such as RV plumbing and RV heating to get your space just the way you want it.
Also like in your stationary home, items in an RV are prone to malfunction unexpectedly, requiring inspection, troubleshooting and, oftentimes, upgrade. These can be stressful or tricky situations, so we created this series on proper RV interior repair and maintenance to help you easily complete a range of RV repair and upgrade projects on your rig.
Whether you’re looking to make your RV refrigerator more efficient or you want to install a new digital thermometer to better monitor your RV heater, we’ve got the expert guidance and simple solutions you need to navigate any RV interior project. Follow along as we teach you how to repair and upgrade a variety of RV interior components, from a smelly RV toilet to leaky RV heating appliances. Take advantage of these handy tips, and take the stress out of maintaining your home on wheels!
A common problem with RV refrigerators is owner’s running the refrigerator while the RV is uneven. This condition traps the heated liquid in pockets inside the cooling unit rather than allowing it to flow by gravity back to the boiler assembly. If the unit runs for a period of time in this condition, the liquid… Read more »Watch Now >>
Before you take off on any trip, it is important to do a walk around the entire coach verifying everything on the RV checklist is operational and ready for the trip. Make yourself a pre-departure RV checklist that will take you point by point before hitting the open road. When going over the RV checklist… Read more »Watch Now >>
To help diagnose what is wrong with your RV refrigerator, you will want to pull out the owner’s manual for the refrigerator and consult the Quick Reference Guide. This will help with most RV refrigerator troubleshooting you may have to do. By doing some troubleshooting on your own, you may be able to find the… Read more »Watch Now >>
With no moving parts, RV refrigerators can withstand the rigors of road vibration and temperature change, but do require a little tender loving care to cool at the highest level of efficiency. To help you diagnose the problem of an RV refrigerator not cooling properly, Dave Solberg runs through some of the typical causes of… Read more »Watch Now >>
You may not know that a number of RV refrigerator repair issues can be solved with basic and regular maintenance and some good cleaning. After going on a number of road trips and kicking up a whole lot of dirt along the way, it’s essential for your RV refrigerator’s efficiency and lifespan that you clean… Read more »Watch Now >>
The RV refrigerator can be your greatest friend or worst enemy when you’re out on the road for an extended trip. When it’s running efficiently, you don’t have a care in the world. But when it’s not, you be wasting money with spoiled food. In this RV refrigerator troubleshooting demonstration, Dave Solberg shows you how… Read more »Watch Now >>
Your RV refrigerator saves you money by allowing you to buy groceries instead of dining out. It also saves you money by keeping food fresh longer. The refrigerator in your RV keeps beverages more refreshing and, if it has a freezer, it allows you to make ice instead of buying it. Your refrigerator makes life… Read more »Watch Now >>
One of the best things about owning an RV is being able to take your home everywhere you go while on vacation. This includes having access to a refrigerator for storing and keeping your favorite foods cold. As you know, driving around in the RV can cause things to shift, especially when traveling along bumpy… Read more »Watch Now >>
RV refrigerator troubleshooting begins with checking the unit’s seals to make sure they’ve been installed correctly and they haven’t started to lose their grip. With proper sealing of your RV refrigerator and freezer doors, you can better guarantee that your unit is capable of running at maximum efficiency. Dave Solberg says the most notable sign… Read more »Watch Now >>