Using a generator to power a trailer with GFCI outlets

  Hello Mike, I have a new mobile food trailer with GFCI outlets that is powered by a new Honda EU7000is generator. The last part of my permit process was passing electrical inspection, which I failed. The inspector said the electric problem is the outlets in the trailer having reverse polarity. He used one of these (right) to test the... Read More

The readers write: You may not want to hear all of this

  Edited by Russ and Tiña De Maris Ugly fiberglass “paint” problems One of our readers wrote asking for help with a fiberglass siding problem — their paint was getting pretty ugly. We wondered how many had the same problem, and it didn’t take long to hear back from many with the same issue. But along with plenty of complaints... Read More

Lance recalls travel trailers with welding issue

  Lance Camper Manufacturing is recalling some Lance Travel Trailers, model year 2018, equipped with adjustable utility receivers sold as optional or aftermarket equipment. The receivers may have insufficient welds and, as a result, things connected to the receiver such as a bicycle rack may not be properly positioned.  If components such as a bicycle rack are not properly supported,... Read More

Forest River recalls 1,400 Coachmen RVs

  Forest River is recalling more than 1,400 model year 2014-2015 Coachmen RV Cross Country and Encounter recreational vehicles, and 2014-2018 Coachmen RV Mirada and Mirada Select recreational vehicles equipped with the residential refrigerator option instead of the standard refrigerator. The unused, but powered, wiring for the standard refrigerator was left with exposed wire ends. If the energized positive and... Read More