5 Common RV Problems and How to Fix Them!



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49 thoughts on “5 Common RV Problems and How to Fix Them!

  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    You'll find inline fuses on any trailer where the jack was installed before the cabin was assembled. The fuse box didn't exist yet 🙂

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    What advice do you have when sealing entails rubber roof at sidewall aluminum weather strip seal. Noticing thin slits where it seems rubber roof separating from the aluminum seal structure. dicor would seem to level/run too much. Is ProFlexRV sealant ok to run a bead to seal the aluminum to rubber roof joint? Otherwise, just want to thank you immensely for all the RV intel you put out. So helpful!

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Do you really think that the 4 wheel drive is needed or could you live without it.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Bearings and seals and electrical and plumbing is my thing easiest thing to do but most people are so scared and timid to do all this

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Jared I had a question from a recent electric, and batteries. Ordering anew Grand Design (GD) 2020 Solitude 310GK, with solar, and the new solar package (300W panel, Controller w/2,000W inverter) If I wanted to change the stock lead acid batteries after picking up new trailer, to three Battle Born batteries, what extra components would I need to purchase. Just feel the up front costs are big, but you get much more useable energy out of the Battle Born, and they last years longer. Just would want to know it’s possible without to many additional parts,or work to make use of it safely. Would think GD having solar panel 300W, Controller and 2,000W Inverter and having it wired to the battery bank – sine not shipped with one assume they would put lead acid or AMG, but would anything be wrong changing the batteries our with Battle Borns, and not to have to do anything special???? Help
    Ordered Saturday, and just waiting on GD to give build delivery time frame….simple help is what I need lol

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Glad to have found this channel, my family is very new to this. We actually go next week to pick up our first camper.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    I enjoy watching your videos. They are really informative, and I Always learn something from them. Thank you and keep up the good work!!

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    That was some great information. I'd like to share a propane problem I had. I bought a new 2 tank regulator that had 4 brass crimps on the hoses to the tanks and they all leaked! I replaced them with double ss hose clamps. I suggest that they should be sprayed with soapy water and wiggled to check for leaks. I've had trouble with these brass crimps on my cutting torches also.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Good vid.
    Preventive maintenance at home equals less on road maintenance.
    Here is an item for your topics.
    Slides:
    We were on a trip through the USA and had a shear pin fail on our slide.
    We stopped into RV World for information and repair. They were not only misleading but also unknowable on the matter. I will never darken their doorstep again.
    In the end I figured it out on my own and fixed it for .55 cents and a 20 minute job.
    Now I carry a spare shear pin. It is also important to know that some slides will not stay closed on the highway if the shear pin is broken.
    Thanks.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Just like propane if your having an electrical or water problem always start at the source and work your way to the appliance.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    As a soon to be rv' r… Thanks for all these informative video….soooooo helpful

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    For the wheels a greasing them, you can replace that cap on the hub with one that has a grease fitting in them. They have a cover that goes over that to keep the dirt out. Then all you need is a grease gun to add grease every so often. And with those fuses, you have to pay attention as to whether they are fast blow or slow blow fuses. Slow blow fuses have a delay before they actually blow. They are meant for circuits that sometimes has a surge such as when a high power motor starts.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Dicor is horrible. Constantly cracking having to reapply. Use a construction grade adhesive like sikaflex which they also sell at Camping World a semi self-leveling UV resistant lap sealant also you can get sikaflex 1A construction really cheap at Home Depot

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Oh boy that is an awful weld 10:25

    increase amprage and have less stick out go side to side. It will be perfect oh and always weld down

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Great video, I just retired and am doing my research to help me buy a motorhome to travel full time. My initial research has made me a little nervous about slide outs and all their inherent issues, have you done a video on them? Are they dangerous in an accident, high maintenance and expensive to repair, prone to leaking and causing hidden damage? I'm fairly handy and plan on doing most of my own work with tools I can carry with me. Thanks in advance.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    ProFlexRV is the standard product for sealing windows or anything on the sides of your RV, it’s a similar texture to silicone. Do not use roof products for places other than the roof unless you are a hack.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    How often should you get the bearings changed and how often do you change the brackets? I've sold my Husband on this type pf living, so I need to know everything. Plz & thank you

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Really enjoy your video's. Love Mark and Trish. My wife and I enjoy having a date night and watch them.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Save yourself some heart ache and put bearing buddies on your axles. That way you can give all your bearings a fresh shot of grease as part of your pre/post trip or regular maintenance.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Don't put bicycles on your bumper only if there's a dedicated hitch receiver installed. Our bikes dragged in the highway for 1/2 mile. Insurance didn't cover the bicycles $$$. Winebego is doing this Snug bolt thing instead of welded.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    My fuses are all good, I have battery power in my camper when I’m hooked up to an electrical source (shore power) but have zero battery power coming into my camper when I’m not hooked up to electrical. Battery was tested and good, battery switch is “on”. Help

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Thanks for the great info as always! Can you recommend a good but affordable multimeter? I'd like a decent quality clamp meter but there are TONS of options at all kinds of prices! Thanks

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Any tips for applying the non leveling Dicor on vertical surfaces. Seems to skim over very quickly and become a sticky mess. Do you use painters tape or just lay a bead and swipe with your finger? Thanks

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    We have the same multimeter. It works great for little money.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    I like your videos. Some helpful info. So is there a video on the Sailun tires? I have been thinking about getting these. Your rims able to sustain the psi ?

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Thank you for helping my wife and i make a very important decision, delaying our first plan for a wiser one, even if it takes a little longer to get there.

    Steven Covey asks, "Have you ever been in too much of a hurry to stop and buy gas?" i respond, "Yes, smart @ss. Still thank you." –> 8~)

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Does anyone have an idea why my stereo system won't turn down. The knob or remote won't turn speakers down. It will change channels and turn it off and on but won't change the volume at all.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Can u explain inverters I can’t run the TV while I’m driving I have a C vehicle

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    One thing you could do is look behind the power distribution panel and see if the ground(s) wire(s) are bunched up together into one, using a wire nut. It seems most rvs are wired this way. That's asking for disaster down the road. Go purchase a ground block and do it the right way. Its not difficult. That way each wire has it's own hold down and better connection. Prevent problems down the road.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    Hi. I have solar but not getting the best use whilst connecting to mains. What is the best way to switch off or disconnect the charger to the batteries? Whilst connected to the mains power. I have a 2018 rockwood ultra light.

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    very helpful info dude! Do you have a lot of members join and are there other videos for members that subscribers aren't privy to?

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  • April 14, 2020 at 11:16 pm
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    I think I need to take a motor vehicle repair class. Single, older, and need to be able to take care of as much as possible myself.

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