RV and RV-related recalls for February 2018

Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for February 2018 and related equipment we feel are of interest to our readers. This information has been gleaned from the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. This is NOT a complete list of all vehicles and related equipment recalled. OUR NEW GROUP IS OFF TO A GREAT START Won’t you join... Read More

RV Pet Vet: Heartworms in pets: bad news, even deadly

Ask the RV Vet With Dr. Deanna Tolliver, M.S., DVM YourRVvet@gmail.com Occasionally I forget to take a daily vitamin pill. And I may forget to set out the trash to be picked up. But there’s one routine I don’t forget: I always remember to give my dogs their monthly heartworm prevention. I remember because it’s vitally important and potentially fatal.... Read More

RV Mods: Lock your LP cylinders away from thieves

By Russ and Tiña De Maris  With thanks to Tommy Molnar Most travel trailer owners have their propane cylinders mounted up-front, right on the trailer tongue. While that makes for an easy access for refilling, it can also make for easy access for people with bad intent. Our long-time reader Tommy Molnar provides us with a security mod he uses... Read More

Forest River recalls toy haulers for wrong safety chains

Forest River is recalling certain 2016-2018 Forest River XLR Toyhaulers, models XLT25KW, XLT25KW-W, XLT28KW and XLT28KW-W. The safety chains on these vehicles do not exceed the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of the trailer. In the event of a trailer becoming uncoupled from the tow vehicle, if the safety chains fail, the trailer may separate, increasing the risk of a... Read More