Can black tank left open for years on seasonal RV be cleaned?

By Chris Dougherty Editor’s note: Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor. Dear Chris, I just purchased a 2010 36-foot Forest River Salem FLKB camp trailer. It’s been on the same site since it was purchased new, and the black and gray water tanks... Read More

Forest River recalling some 2013–2016 toyhaulers

Forest River is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 XLR toyhaulers manufactured August 28, 2012, to November 5, 2015. These vehicles may have an axle equalizer knurled bolt (axle shackle locating bolt) that may not be properly seated in the chassis axle hanger. If the equalizer knurled bolt is not installed properly, the bolt may not properly secure the axle, allowing... Read More

RV rearview mirror/camera system provides HD recording

By Bob Difley Pyle Audio®, manufacturers of outdoor recreational sports gear and home, car and pro audio equipment, releases the Dual Camera & Monitor DVR System. Designed to offer drivers and passengers a new level of protection, the adjustable, built-in cameras and monitor system mount conveniently on the existing rearview mirror for smarter and safer driving. Drivers may unobtrusively position... Read More

Winnebago recalls motorhomes for brake issue

(July 25, 2016) — Winnebago is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Winnebago Tour motorhomes manufactured May 25, 2013, to November 25, 2015, and Itasca Ellipse motorhomes manufactured May 25, 2013, to November 18, 2015. The throttle pedal position sensor on the affected vehicles may not return to zero, causing the engine brake to suddenly not activate as expected, reducing the... Read More

RV industry Presidents respond to RVtravel.com editorial

The responses below are from two RV industry leaders in response to RVtravel.com editor Chuck Woodbury’s editorial in issue 752 of the RV Travel Newsletter. From Paul Bambei, President of the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) There’s no doubt campgrounds are filling fast across the US due to the enormous popularity of camping in the great outdoors and... Read More