Ram trucks recalled for potential rollaway issue

Chrysler is recalling 180,462 model year 2017-2018 RAM 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis, 4500 Cab Chassis, and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles, all equipped with a column shifter. Pushing the brake pedal for prolonged periods when the vehicle is running and in PARK may cause the Brake Transmission Shift Interlock (BTSI) pin to stick in the open position. With the pin... Read More

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 849

Issue 849 • February 14, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Sign up to get an email notification of each new edition of this newsletter. SHOP AT AMAZON and help support this newsletter! If you shop at Amazon.com, would you please visit there... Read More

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 848

Issue 848 • February 13, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Sign up to get an email notification of each new edition of this newsletter. SHOP AT AMAZON and help support this newsletter! If you shop at Amazon.com, would you please visit there... Read More

Jayco recalls some ’17 motorhomes: brake fluid could leak

Jayco is recalling some 2017 Precept motorhomes. The brake Hydraulic Electronic Control Units (HECU) on the vehicles may be missing valve block ball plugs, potentially causing a brake fluid leak or air ingestion during electronic brake distribution and/or ABS activation. A brake fluid leak or ingestion can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a... Read More

RV Daily Tips Newsletter Issue 847

Issue 847 • February 12, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! Sign up to get an email notification of each new edition of this newsletter. SHOP AT AMAZON and help support this newsletter! If you shop at Amazon.com, would you please visit there... Read More

Gorgeous RV restorations will amaze you

Gorgeous! Is this stunning or what? It’s a restored 1954 Airstream Flying Cloud trailer.   It’s just one of many old trailers, motorhomes and other vehicles restored by Timeless Travel Trailers of Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Some end up as classy RVs, others as mobile food businesses, company demonstration vehicles, even mobile barber shops. “While customization of new or vintage Airstream... Read More

Really? RV industry survey doesn’t even suggest improving quality

By Chuck Woodbury Did you see all the recalls we posted in this weekend’s RVtravel.com newsletter? We reported eight for the week but that’s far from all issued. We don’t print those that affect very few RVs except in our monthly RV Recalls Newsletter. The one we like the very best in this week’s parade of mishaps is from Lance,... Read More

Entegra Coach recalls RVs for brake issue

Entegra Coach is recalling certain 2015-2016 Aspire and 2017-2018 Insignia motorhomes built on a Spartan chassis. The air brake supply reservoir is less than 12 times the combined volume of air for all service brake chambers. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 121, “Air Brake Systems.” The undersized... Read More

Big crowds expected for Georgia FMCA rally

(February 9, 2018) — Members of FMCA, an international association of RV owners, are making plans to head to Perry, Georgia, March 15 through 18 for the group’s 97th International Convention & RV Expo. Owners of approximately 2,700 RVs are expected for the event at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, the 10th time FMCA has visited the facility. FMCA members... Read More