We’re stating the obvious here, but RVs are big, and they have many components to take care of. From the wheels to the roof, there’s a lot around the RV to keep an eye on, both during trips and in between.
We want to minimize the stress of completing all the essential RV repair jobs and help you check a few important items off your inspection checklist. So in this series, we take a closer look at the chassis and engine components of an RV, and teach you some simple tips and expert advice for overall good RV maintenance.
In each lesson, resident RV maintenance expert Dave Solberg shows you how to navigate a new RV repair task. He walks you step by step through the process of inspecting, repairing and upgrading parts on your RV to make your trip safer and more comfortable.
With Dave’s help, you’ll learn vital RV repair techniques, including ways to thoroughly inspect the underside and engine compartment of your rig. If you utilize these easy RV maintenance tips, you can ensure your rig remains in proper working order trip after trip!
You check your tire pressure regularly, but it’s easy to forget about airbag pressure. In fact, most RV owners don’t even know they have them. The Chevy P30 chassis was a standard throughout the industry for many years until the mid 1990s when Workhorse bought out that division. The P30 chassis had an independent front… Read more »Watch Now >>
Checking your engine compartment is one of the most essential aspects of RV maintenance, and this video makes the procedure easy. If your engine cover is jammed or if it squeaks when you open it, apply some graphite at the hinges. Graphite can be a little messy, but it’s worth some extra cleanup because it… Read more »Watch Now >>
As you begin a trip in your RV, you’re apt to be in high spirits – until you start hearing all of the rattles inside your rig. The shaking of the stovetop and the clanking of closet doors may set your nerves on edge, but the good news is you can prevent these annoying sounds…. Read more »Watch Now >>
The undercarriage of your unit should be included on your RV checklist and inspected at least once a year and possibly more depending on how you use your RV. To start inspecting the undercarriage of your RV, you should create an RV checklist that includes every aspect of the underside of your unit, what needs… Read more »Watch Now >>