Category Archive: Tips from Doug

Nov
11

hydraulic cylinder maintenance

Check the fluid level every month.Fill the reservoir with the jacks in the fully retracted position. The fluid should be within 1/4 inch of the fill port lip and checked only with all jacks retracted.Hydraulic slideout systems should be checked the same way,retract all slides before adding fluid. If jacks are down for extended periods, …

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Oct
18

Generator Tips

Hers five things you can do to keep your rv generator reliable and running at 100%. 1.Never start or stop your generator with a load on it(air conditioner,water heater,anything 120vac). 2.before shutting your generator down,turn all your loads off and let it run for a few minutes to allow the stator to cool. 3.Run your …

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Oct
18

Battery Maintenance tips

Heres some quick and easy tips that will help your deep cycle rv battery last longer and provide the 12v power you demand.always remember to be careful when servicing your batterys,they are flammable and can explode if the proper precations arent taken.always wear safety glasses and gloves when handling your batterys.now,first things first.remove the leads …

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Oct
10

winterizing your rv

winterizing tips: Even in the desert its important to winterize your rvs plumbing system.before getting started,do yourself a favor and grab yourself three gallons of rv antifreeze(drinking water safe/NOT AUTOMOTIVE ANTIFREEZE!!!!!),aprox a three foot piece of half inch tubing,and a 90 degree water pump fitting.now,getting started,the first thing you need to do is open one …

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Aug
31

5 Hot Tips For Buying A Recreational Vehicle

Your dream RV is your home on wheels. You will undoubtedly want it to be as comfortable and is as good condition as your regular home. Yes? Of course!! Any home will have a few niggles like a squeaky door, occasional problems with the air condition or heating and so on. In other words, not …

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Aug
23

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