RV Batteries Questions and Answers
How to care for your RV Batteries. What you need to know.
How to care for your RV Batteries. What you need to know.
RV Maintenance and Care is probably the most important thing you need to know. It’s a big investment – be sure to take care of it. Here’s how.
Stuck in RV Service? Here are some tips to protect your time and money.
I have a 1985 ford/coachman RV. The lighting inside the RV only works on household current or the generator, it doesn’t work off the battery only. Can
Question: I have a 2012 Springdale Fifth Wheel. I blow the circuit breaker at the campsite connection a lot, at any given time – mainly when running
Question: We have a 2002 Citation travel trailer that we just bought. The right side light does not work – no brake light or turn signal. We have
Question: My 30amp main breaker often trips with the air conditioner on low cool and no other power on. I do not run it on high cool to prevent constant
Question: I’m having a problem around my air conditioner – the ceiling is bubbling down. How can I repair that? Answer: We would start by finding
Question: My camper is acting weird. My city water is filling my fresh water tank up and it is leaking out of my fresh water filler hose and running
Question: I have a 2008 Eagle camper by Jayco. The kitchen sink is clogged. I took off the P-trap and problem is not there. Need help. Answer:
Question:I have a 10 gallon propane tank bolted under the frame of my motorhome and it isn’t large enough for fulltime RVing. It would be a major undertaking
Question: We found a motorhome we want to purchase soon, went and looked at it, and it looked fine. It is a diesel pusher and I asked the owner how
Question: We purchased this 1999 Class A Four Winds Hurricane RV used from a prior owner. It did not come with any manuals and we had some problems
Question: Half of my fifth wheel camper electricity won’t work and the heat won’t come on. I am very, very new to campers, and know nothing. Answer:
Question: I can’t find the water control panel on 2002 Coachmen Catalina 195 RK. I have read the owners manuals for Coachmen. They say to drain the
Question: I just purchased a used 2000 Holiday Rambler. The external TV antenna is broken and I really do not mind that. We have older TV’s with all
Question: My RV has 50-Amp connections. Is there a way to hook up to use 30-Amp service? What do I need to do and will everything work properly?
Question: Can a 30-amp be converted to a 50-amp? Answer: We aren’t sure if you are asking about adapting a 50-amp power source to your 30-amp RV, or
Question: Our electric steps will not remain in, while the RV is at storage. The battery disconnect is shut off and the step switch is shut off. When
Question: We too have battery issues. We are parked at a full hookup site. We purchased our 2004 Sprinter used. When we leave it plugged in to the
Electricity while Driving, 30 and 50 amp power adapters.
Question: We just purchased a new toy hauler RV and we are looking for tips. Is it alright to leave the vents (with covers) open overnight or for a few
Question: I have a 2011 Fleetwood Bounder Classic. How do you get in the engine compartment from inside the motor home? Answer: It depends on how your
Question: My husband and I are purchasing a new Thor Chateau Class C motorhome (model 28A). We are considering purchasing the extended warranty protection
Question: I have a 2008 Prowler trailer with a slight fiberglass bulge in the side. There doesn’t appear to be any water damage and it’s a local trailer
Question: My floor in my camper is weak in some spots but there is no water damage. So what could be the problem? Answer: A likely cause is prior water
Question: My young grandson pushed on the pedal to flush the toilet, and now it will not stop running water. We have to turn off the pump – how can
Question:: I have a 1995 Four Winds 5000 Class A gas 30 foot long motorhome. How do I flush the water supply? Answer: Here is a list of procedures
Question: I am brand new to RVing. Is there any thing else you must do when hooking up to fresh water? I hooked up my water hose and it is still drawing
Question: I hope I’m doing this right. I was UN-winterizing my 2006 Winnebago 31C Itasca Spirit. I filled the fresh water tank about 2/3 full. Open all
Question: My 1983 Jayco motorhome fresh water tank refuses to let any water out. I have disconnected the outlet hose from the tank. I have also tried
Yet another lesson learned as part of the RV lifestyle. For those who brave colder climates in the RV, take note. If you apply heat to thaw out frozen
Question: I have 1985 classic motorhome with a 460 motor. My problem is there are 2 fuel tanks for gas. The rear tank works fine, but the front does
Question: I have 2012 Georgetown RV. When I place the thermostat to heat, the roof air conditioner blower fans come on. Is this normal? Answer: Without
Getting Water to RV, no hot water and other water system questions
Question: I purchased a travel trailer late last summer. How often should I grease the bearings? I have gone less than a 1000 miles with the unit.
Question: Is it best to keep the interior of a stored RV warm (or cool) or allow it to cool and heat as ambient temperature changes? Answer: Our opinion
Question: I have a small Quicksilver, new. When plugging in, a high pitch noise occurs at fuse box. Help…what is wrong? I have camped all week 4
Question: Our 1991 Holiday Rambler has a light on the dashboard that just started to light up Jack. We don’t have any jacks that came with it when
Question: I am now the proud owner of a 1982 Chevy Van 30 Honey motorhome. I didn’t get very many manuals with it – one for the Chevy Van and for a few
Question: I bought my 5th wheel 2006 Cedar Creek from a dealer in Louisiana. For display they had it hooked up to 30=amp breaker with the plug adapter
Question: Which is best – Electric floor heat run by generator, or hot water floor heat by propane? Answer: Thanks for your question. We are not
Question: On the hot water outlet there is a 1-way check valve. Can I do without this? Answer: We don’t think you should remove something that was
Question: How can i operate the TV in a Pace Arrow 31 1999 without running the generator? Using only battery power? Answer: We assume you are not hooked
A favorite RV spot is located about 30 feet from active railroad tracks. We have camped here many times and are very familiar with the trains and the
Handling inclines in your RV
Question: I have a 1993 Flagstaff tent trailer and neither one of my interior lights work. The bulbs are good and an outdoor light is on. Answer:
Question: We will be traveling soon for about a year. We would like to have internet for our computer – is there a supplier that would fix us up with
Questions about Inverters and running appliances
Question: My Xantrex Freedom 458 modified sine wave inverter/charger has bit the dust. Should I replace it with a pure sine wave model? My wife is