Forest River motorhome recall: Loose U-bolts could cause loss of control, crash

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2019 Forest River Forester and Sunseeker and Coachmen Leprechaun and Freelander motorhomes. The U-Bolts that secure the rear differential may not have been properly tightened, causing them to loosen over time and allowing the rear axles to shift. Loose rear axle assemblies can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of…

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SmartPlug helps maintain RV electrical system

Based on a news release. SEATTLE, Wash. (June 26, 2018) — RV owners are accustomed to performing routine maintenance, but often overlook their RV’s critical shore power components. SmartPlug Systems offers an easy routine to help keep the on-board electrical system safe and trouble-free. The first step is to turn off the power at the pedestal. Then, switch off the…

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Today’s music stinks. This song from my past is a true musical masterpiece

Today’s music stinks. It’s boring. It’s just plain terrible! Now, you go back to the music of my day, when I grew up – the music then was real music. The lyrics said something, and it wasn’t just four-letter words (well, maybe in the case of this memorable hit tune it did include a four letter word – that started with…

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Video: Driving under the influence of illegal and prescription drugs

Driving “under the influence” doesn’t only mean driving under the influence of alcohol. It can also include drugs, including prescription drugs. In this interview from the community TV studio RVtravel.com shares with My Edmonds News of Edmonds, Wash., host Teresa Wippel discusses the subject of driving under the influence of drugs with Officer Mark Brinkman, a drug recognition expert with…

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Letter to editor: Protect Walmart overnight privilege

Walmart and other “free” stay places Dear Chuck, It’s time to go on the offensive. As more people join us full-timers, there are more and more people taking advantage of free overnight stays at Walmart, Cabelas, Bass Pro, etc. Unfortunately, quite a few do not have any respect or thankfulness for those places that graciously allow us to spend a…

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