• 6:33

    How to Jack Up a Trailer For Maintenance or Repair

    It’s likely that at some point in your RV ownership you’ll have to jack up your trailer. Whether for preventive maintenance or emergency roadside repair, the odds are slim that you won’t need to pull out the jack at least once. So, to help prepare you to complete the process like a professional whenever the…

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  • 8:00

    Troubleshooting Trailer Brakes: Symptoms, Causes and Remedies

    In this quick video lesson, RV repair expert Dave Solberg walks you through the process of troubleshooting trailer brakes to determine why they might not be functioning properly. As a general rule of thumb, RVs should be thoroughly inspected at least once per year, depending upon frequency of use and miles traveled. A comprehensive inspection…

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  • 2:27

    How to Synchronize Trailer Brakes

    What is the proper setting for the brake controller on a trailer? According to RV maintenance and repair expert Dave Solberg, the answer depends on the weight of your trailer, what’s needed to slow down under control and without skidding. You’re not trying to bring the trailer to a sudden stop, just slow it down…

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  • 4:25

    Identifying Trailer Hitch Components

    In this quick video lesson, RV repair and maintenance expert Dave Solberg teaches you about each of the hitch components you’ll find on your trailer’s hitch setup. We’ve received lots of messages from members who’d like help making sure their hitch is properly secured, so we figured we would walk you through a rundown on…

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  • 1:48

    Properly Attaching Trailer Hitch Safety Chains

    In this free video lesson RV maintenance expert Dave Solberg shows you how to properly and safely attach trailer hitch safety chains to avoid sagging and binding. You want to ensure that the chains have enough clearance from the distribution bar, but not so much that they sag to the ground and not so little…

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  • 5:07

    Travel Trailer Driving Tips: How to Back up an RV

    In this video lesson RV driving expert Dave Solberg teaches you how to back up an RV travel trailer into a parking or campground spot. He demonstrates step by step the technique necessary to safely and smoothly reverse your travel trailer into any space big enough to fit it. Similar to parallel parking in a…

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