• 4:07

    Trailer Brakes: A Quick Overview

    In this video lesson RV maintenance expert Dave Solberg gives an informative overview of electric trailer brakes. Follow along to find out how they work and what maintenance is required each year when you complete your total vehicle inspection. How Trailer Brakes Work Trailer brakes found on most modern trailer models are actually similar to…

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  • 17:03

    RV Waste Water 101: Equipment and Maintenance

    In this free video lesson, Dave Solberg walks you through the basics of the typical RV waste water system. You’ll learn how to properly clean and take care of your grey and black water tanks. Discover how the system works to separate black and grey water and what you need to do to ensure both…

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  • 3:20

    Tips for Inspecting Brakes on a Motorized Gas Chassis

    As you complete your annual RV inspection, be sure to include your vehicle’s front and rear brakes. On larger rigs with motorized gas chassis, braking systems consist of disc brakes, which erode over time and need to be inspected at least once a year at a service center with a capable lift. In this free…

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  • 3:33

    RV Fresh Water Tank Sanitizing Tutorial

    One of our Club members reached out with an important question: is there a safe and efficient way to flush an RV fresh water tank? The answer is yes, but as we’ve learned, rule number one for RV maintenance is all units are not built the same. Thus, what works for your particular motor home…

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  • 5:39

    Improving P30 Chassis Motorhome Stability

    We recently received a question from a Club member regarding P30 chassis motorhome stability. Specifically, the member wondered if there was anything he could upgrade or tweak as far as the components of his RV’s chassis that would improve its handling. This issue gets raised fairly often, especially when it comes to older models of…

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  • 5:56

    Battery Not Charging: Troubleshooting Tips

    We received a question from an RV Repair Club member asking why their RV battery wasn’t holding any juice after a full charging cycle. While the problem of an RV battery not charging typically stems back to one common issue, there are a handful of other possibilities. So in this lesson, we do a little…

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  • 6:04

    Measuring RV Dimensions For Safe Clearance

    Fact: everyone who operates an RV, trailer, motorhome or fifth wheel should measure the dimensions of their rig. Fiction: it’s okay to take the dealer’s measurements for granted, whatever the sticker says is final. Want to know why that second sentence is false, and the first is true? In this lesson, we discuss exactly that,…

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  • 2:03

    RV Leveling Jacks Not Working: Troubleshooting Tips

    We’ve had a handful of members write in wondering what to do when the leveling jacks on their RV’s slide room, fifth wheel or tow trailer aren’t working properly. For most of these cases, their hydraulic system has either taken on a disturbing growling noise upon descension of the leveling jacks or they simply won’t…

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  • 3:43

    RV Weight Ratings: Basics and Considerations

    Just because your motorhome, travel trailer or fifth wheel has space for all of your belongings and the entire extended family doesn’t mean it’s safe to stuff everything in the RV and hit the road. Each recreational vehicle has a maximum weight capacity, or weight rating, and exceeding that limit can cause mechanical issues and…

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