Water heater not hot when on electric — What’s wrong?

By Chris DoughertyChris 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 have a hot water tank that runs on electric or propane and after a couple years it no longer heats with electric. Any suggestions? —Barbara Dear Barbara,I am assuming that you have... Read More

RV Travel Newsletter, July 16-22

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news & much more. This newsletter, now in its 15th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily through advertising and voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Issue 751 • Week of July 16-22, 2016 SHOP AT AMAZON and help support this newsletter! If you shop at Amazon.com, would you please visit there through... Read More

Why boondock?

By Dave Helgeson I once believed boondocking was just about saving the cost of a campground. However, after becoming a boondocker out of necessity (lack of campgrounds in the backcountry areas I like to explore) I discovered it was much more than just saving a buck. So why do RVers boondock? Necessity: · Yes, cost does play into it for... Read More

RV and RV-related recalls for June 2016

WASHINGTON: Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for June 2016 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. UNITED STATES RECALLS RECREATION VEHICLES Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is... Read More