Category Archive: Tips from Doug

Oct
30

RV repair las vegas

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With winter right around the corner its time to start thinking about prepping your RV for that first cold snap,first thing you want to check is your battery,cold weather brings out the worst in batterys,and this is when your gonna depend on it to keep everything rolling smooth,second things your propane system do a little …

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Oct
10

RV waterheater service

RV water heater replacement

The waterheater on your RV should be drained and flushed @least every six months if your staying in your RV “fulltime”,+annually if your a “weekend warrior”. PMR recommends that you store the water heater on  Your RV dry,in other words drain it before you store it…this will prevent alot of problems,#1 being smell,have you ever …

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Oct
07

Rv Generator service

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The easiest thing you can do to maintain the Generator on your RV is simply to just run it every thirty days under load for about an hour,longer is better of course. This keeps your fuel in your carburetor fresh,keeps your brushes and rotor clean,+ its good for the Rv….Keeps your battery charged,etc…also its a …

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Dec
26

Trailer Axle Service

mobile trailer axle service

  The two major areas you want to check  when your getting ready to travel in your travel trailer,5th wheel,pop up trailer,utility trailer,or horse trailer to prevent major mechanical problems with your trailers running gear are:#1 trailer loading-this is where I see the most problems,just because you got room doesn’t always necessarily mean that you can safely transport …

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Sep
30

RV Generator Service

Heres some things you can do to prevent problems with the operation of your RVs Generator. What I see the most is RVs usually end up sitting more than they get used. Obviously this doesn’t apply to you “full timers” out there,but I can almost guarantee if you’ve been staying in an RV Park  your …

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Feb
20

12 volt rv led bulbs

led bulbs in your rv are a great way to conserve precious battery power when your dry camping out at the lake or trying to get the most out of your rv solar charging system.they come in  three colors,cool white(blueish in color),warm white(yellow in color)and natural white(white in color).we are currently working on putting together …

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Jan
16

Rv Towing Tip

Trailer Loading: Proper loading helps prevent sway.Always put heavy items on the floor in front of the axle,always balance the load side to side,and secure it from shifting.Tongue weight should be 10-15% of the gross weight for most trailers.If your tongue weight is to light this could cause sway.Never load your trailer rear heavy. Driving: …

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Dec
26

rv holding tank maintenance tips

the most important rule when your using your rv holding tanks is to never leave the black tank valve open( the 3″ valve)when your connected to the sewer at your campsite.if you leave this valve open all the liquid will run out and leave the solids behind causing a clog.water is a very important part …

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Dec
10

rv water heater tip

FLUSHING YOUR WATER HEATER TO REMOVE THE ROTTEN EGG ODOR 1. Turn off your main water supply. Drain you water heater tank. Reinstall drain plug. Remove the pressure-temperature relief valve. With a funnel use 4 parts white vinegar to two parts water. (In a 6 gallon tank that would be 4 gallons vinegar to 2 …

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Dec
10

quick rv refrigerator tip

when storing your rv refrigerator always keep both doors propped open to keep condensation from building up and mold from forming,also leaving an open can of coffee in both compartments will absorb odor and moisture,its cheap and works quite well.

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