Focus on “Stray Voltage.” What is it and why should you care?

Focus on Stray Voltage I’m declaring July official Hot-Skin/Stray Voltage month. For those of you who don’t know, an RV Hot-Skin occurs when the ground wire on an RV’s shore power feed is interrupted somehow. That allows even normal leakage currents inside of an RV to create a Stray Voltage on the entire RV, including its “skin,” chassis, wheels, hitch…

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How much do you REALLY know about Independence Day? Take the quiz!

by Deanna Tolliver It’s not all hot dogs and fireworks! There’s a lot of history involved, so if you’re a history buff, you’ll probably ace this quiz. If you’re not, you’ll learn some new facts to amaze your friends with at the Fourth of July barbecue. (Actually, there may be hot dogs involved in the quiz…..)  Questions will automatically advance…

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TPMS temperature readings: Important or not?

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble As a tire engineer, I see little reason to present the temperature of the tire pressure monitoring system’s (TPMS) sensor. IMO, this extra information has some problems: 1. Tires fail from low inflation primarily due to air leaks (puncture, cut or valve problems) but not from just getting hot. You only…

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