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 editorial

The responses below are from two RV industry leaders in response to 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

Why ‘voluntary subscribers’ matter

By Chuck WoodburyEditor, I wrote in RV Travel newsletter issue 753 about how the voluntary subscriptions to the newsletter help my staff and me place the interests of our readers ahead of advertisers. Here’s an example of why this is important. An acquaintance of mine was recently asked to write a coach review for a large national RV magazine. He drove to a dealer, picked... Read More

RVC Outdoor Destinations helps bees, educates public

RVC Outdoor Destinations (RVC), a provider of high-quality outdoor resort properties, has recently made a significant foray into the care, cultivation and colony protection of one of America’s most important natural resources: honey bees. According to some estimates, approximately half of all honey bees in North America are dying every year — a troubling statistic that RVC and others believe is... Read More

Forest River recalling certain Flagstaff, Work N’ Play trailers

(July 9, 2016) — Forest River is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Flagstaff trailers manufactured from August 11, 2015, through October 27, 2015, and Work N’ Play trailers manufactured from October 25, 2015, through May 6, 2016. The MB Sturgis liquid propane (LP) regulator on the vehicles may allow propane gas to leak into the regulator sight glass causing it to... Read More