VIDEO: How to adjust your RV’s water temperature

  Gary Bunzer, the RV Doctor, shows you how to get complete control over the temperature of the water delivered to the hot faucets in a motorhome. Many RVers complain that the water is too hot. Gary shows how a gas water heater works, then explains Atwood Mobile Products’ service kit that includes an adjustable thermostat. The kit is available as a retrofit... Read More

Thor recalls some Four Winds, Chateau motorhomes

  Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Four Winds and Chateau motorhomes manufactured June 16, 2015, to April 29, 2016. The affected RVs are equipped with a spare tire bracket that may loosen and detach during vehicle operation. If the spare tire bracket and spare tire detaches, it could be a road hazard, increasing the risk of a... Read More

Maintaining the RV heating system

  By Gary Bunzer, the RV Doctor If you are wont to travel in your coach during the chilly fall or early spring months, or if you are a serious winter RVer, then you fully understand the importance, convenience and satisfaction of having a fully functioning RV heating system. If not, spend an involuntary cold night in temperatures near freezing... Read More

Tiny Matador sack converts to day pack

  By Bob Difley Most RVers exhibit an almost fanatical lust for products that are compact in size yet perform like their full-size component. And it makes sense if you are living, whether for vacations and weekends or full-time, in a house on wheels that is storage locker-challenged. A backpack, like many other similar products, takes up valuable storage space... Read More

Seeing through campground reservation “smoke and mirrors”

  Dear RV Shrink: We are in Yellowstone National Park and are finding our RV is too big to camp in some of the campgrounds. We tried to make a reservation today at Madison Campground and they tell us we will only fit into a 40-foot-plus site, but there are none available. They combined our total rig length (motorhome and... Read More