Thousands of Winnebago, Itasca motorhomes recalled

  The Axxess radio volume control module on more than 5,000 model year 2014-2017 Winnebago and Itasca motorhomes may affect electrical system functions, possibly causing an engine shutdown, power loss, illumination of malfunction indicator warning lights, and interfere with the restraint system. These scenarios could increase the risk of crash or increase the risk of injury in the event of a... Read More

One couple’s top five RVing frustrations

  By Mike Wendland Mike and Jennifer Wendland publish the excellent website/blog Roadtreking, “Celebrating the RV Lifestyle.” Although the Wendlands are enthusiastic about their RV lifestyle, Mike takes an opportunity here to describe the couple’s top five RV frustrations. Deplorable campground conditions This, we believe, is one of the biggest scandals of the RV world. There are many campgrounds that could more accurately... Read More

RVers not happy with editor’s essay, video

  By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR In the last couple of weeks I have been bombarded with comments on this website and on YouTube about a couple of subjects I’ve discussed lately. Last week it was regarding my essay about why we no longer need public campgrounds. I didn’t say we should get rid of them, in fact I concluded by saying I wish they would never go away. I... Read More

Thor recalls some 2017 motorhomes

  Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain 2017 Ace, Hurricane, and Windsport motorhomes. The weight rating labels for the tow hitches on these vehicles indicate a 10,000 pound weight capacity when the actual hitch capacity is 8,000 pounds. If a person follows the weight limit as provided by the incorrect label, the motorhome may experience drivability issues and/or structural damage... Read More

Online resource explains motorhome electrical systems

  A new e-learning video is now available from Progressive Dynamics, Inc. as part of its Online Learning Center. Available on the company’s website, the informational and interactive video features electrical systems and components of standard RVs and motorhomes.  A layout for a standard RV/motorhome is available with each component labeled and with the ability to click each component for... Read More