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These days RVers are hearing a lot about RV tankless water heaters, and with good reason. There are a lot of benefits to tankless heaters. But if you’re trying to decide between an RV tankless water heater vs traditional RV water heater, there are several considerations you’ll want to keep in mind. In today’s post, …

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In the world of trucks and towing, few innovations have had as big an impact as Tow/Haul mode. Understanding Tow/Haul mode and how and when to use it can make your towing experience safer and better overall. Having towed a vehicle ourselves for more than 20 years, we take towing safety seriously, as noted in …

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In a recent post, one of our readers asked about the benefit of a dual-axle trailer vs single-axle trailer for hauling with their large SUV. (Thanks Jane!) We answered her question in general, but the differences are considerable. So, today we’re covering the differences between single- and dual-axle trailers (also called “tandem” or “tandem-axle” trailers), …

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“Will an RV fridge run off battery while driving?” We hear this question several times, and the answer is… maybe. But it depends on a couple of factors. Today we’ll answer the question based on the type of RV fridge you have in your rig. What Is an RV Fridge? You may have seen our …

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If you’ve ever asked yourself “Do I need a breakaway cable on my trailer?” you’ve come to the right place. You may have seen our post on how to connect a trailer breakaway cable, but are braking systems for trailer breakaways required? In this post, we address this question specifically as it pertains to the …

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We’ve posted on the battery disconnect switch before. We’ve even addressed the question “Should I disconnect my RV battery when plugged in?” (meaning plugged into shore power). But we’ve never discussed whether or not to keep the RV battery disconnect switch on or off while the rig is in storage. Should you keep your RV …

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  Knowing how to connect a trailer breakaway cable is one of many important aspects of safe towing. However, there’s a bit of controversy and confusion around this topic, so in today’s post, we’re hoping to sort it all out, with safety as the top priority.  We’ll also explain how to connect a trailer breakaway …

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What is a 3-way RV refrigerator, and how does it work? All 3 way RV refrigerators are what are known as absorption refrigerators. This is because they operate using the absorption cycle, where heat is needed to start the process. But three different energy sources can be used to keep your food, beverages, and even …

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If you’re getting the Dometic thermostat E7 code, fear not! Today we’re looking at the meaning of the E7 error code on a Dometic thermostat and we’ll tell you exactly how to fix it! Nobody likes an error code, so let’s get right to it. What Does E7 Mean on a Dometic Thermostat? The E7 …

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Many rigs have a difference between their RV fresh water connection vs city water connection. The problem is that the difference can be subtle, and not all RVs are set up the same way, so it can be a bit confusing. After 20 years on the road, we tend to take some things for granted …

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As awesome as RVing is most of the time, some common RV problems tend to sneak up when you least expect them. Regardless of how dedicated you are to keeping up with your rig, it’s a good idea to be prepared to address certain RV maintenance, repair, and operational issues that commonly occur in motorhomes, …

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Moving a travel trailer into awkward or tight spaces can be challenging. It’s not unusual to have to squeeze a trailer into a tight location, especially when storing it. An electric trailer dolly is the answer for many trailer owners. We recently featured the ParkIt360 on this blog, and while it appears to be a …

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Whether you’re pulling a car behind a motorhome, or towing a travel trailer or 5th wheel, towing safety is serious business. So today, we’re taking a close-up look at the trailer tongue and coupler, two sometimes overlooked but very important parts of any trailer towing setup. If you tow a travel trailer, you’re likely well …

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If you’ve ever tried to park your travel trailer in a tight spot but struggled because your towing vehicle just couldn’t maneuver it in there, you’ll appreciate the Parkit360 electric trailer dolly. In today’s post, we’re looking at the Parkit360 – what it is, what it can do, how it works, and who might want …

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