Thanks to RV appliances such as the refrigerators and RV propane tanks, you can enjoy most (if not all) of the comforts of home while out on the road or in the wild. With these vital appliances and their constantly improving technology, it’s easy to live like you have a full-sized kitchen onboard.
The RV refrigerator grants the ability to maintain the essentials longer, anywhere you choose (even in the depths of Alaska), and RV propane tanks the ability to power any number of essential RV appliances, from water heaters and stoves to campground grills and fridges.
Like any other component on your rig, RV appliances require regular maintenance to guarantee they’re in proper working condition when you’re traveling the country. So in this series we teach you all about maintaining and upgrading appliances such as RV propane tanks and the standard RV refrigerator.
With these expert tips and insider advice, you’ll learn how to install a residential RV fridge, inspect propane tank parts such as the RV propane regulator and troubleshoot your RV appliances. Take care of your appliances, and your appliances will take care of you.
If you own a Norcold RV refrigerator, your unit may be up for a recall. In 2010, Norcold released a recall notice to all owners of a number of the company’s refrigerator models in regard to an issue with the cooling unit that could lead to hazardous fire. The Norcold refrigerator recall has already been… Read more »Watch Now >>
Many RV refrigerators run off three main forms of power. These include electricity, battery and LP gas. However, since the 1980s, most manufacturers started only offering two of the three main power sources – LP gas and 120 volt electricity – as options to power refrigerator units. More recently, manufacturers have gone away from using… Read more »Watch Now >>
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 >>
It is arguably one of the most important systems used in the RVing world. It is non-toxic, colorless, and odorless (until that rotten egg-like odor is added for our safety). You guessed it – we are talking about Propane, or liquefied petroleum gas (LP-Gas). Why is it such an important part of RVing? Propane from… Read more »Watch Now >>
As with all appliances and components on your motorhome, it’s highly important to take proper precaution when maintaining and dealing with an RV propane tank. As propane is a volatile gas, you don’t want to cut any corners or forget any steps in the process. To teach you some of the most important features of… Read more »Watch Now >>
Thanks to road vibrations and repeated use, an RV propane tank can be prone to leaks, cracking and rust; the first of these issues is easily detected in an RV propane tank by a rotten smell in your motorhome or a repetitive beeping from the system’s LP valve. To help you determine where the leak… Read more »Watch Now >>
If you’ve noticed that your motorhome smells of that distinctive propane odor and detected a leak in your RV propane tank system, it’s very important that you know how to first manage and fix the leak and then properly test the unit to see that it’s ready to be filled again. To teach you the… Read more »Watch Now >>
The propane system is one of the most essential components of an RV road trip, as it supplies the fuel for a number of your vehicle’s most essential appliances, including the water heater, refrigerator, stovetop burners and oven. That’s why RV maintenance experts who are trained in how to fill RV propane tank systems recommend… Read more »Watch Now >>
The RV propane tank regulator is essential for maintaining the safe functioning and effectiveness of your propane system, which helps to operate many of the appliances you use on your motorhome, travel trailer, or 5th Wheel including the water heater, stovetop burners, refrigerator and oven. To help you learn about pressure in a propane system,… Read more »Watch Now >>