Just like the items inside your house, RV components have a certain life expectancy. Following is a list of all the items in and on your RV — and their expected lifespan. Items are listed in the order they are most likely to wear out, with time ranges showing the approximate number of years each item typically lasts. The list includes all major RV components — from the drivetrain and electronics to slideouts, roof vents, toilets, refrigerators, and more! A checklist of RV repair issues that you should be prepared for + DIY tips to make things last longer.
The water pump is an important part of your RV's system. Here, RVers are sharing their personal experiences with RV water pump problems... and DIY water pump repair tips. See how to prevent and fix leaks and burst water lines in an RV, how to winterize your RV's water system, and how to diagnose water pump problems before repairing or replacing the RV water pump.
Should you take your RV to a professional to have it winterized? Or is this something you can do yourself? The professionals are only concerned with what damage ice in the water system will do to your RV. Here’s how to do ALL of the RV winterizing yourself… according to someone who’s been winterizing RVs for over 50 years!
Have an RV plumbing leak? You must act quickly! The only way to prevent mold from growing inside your RV is to dry out the area fast using these 4 tips.
Just like the RV water system, your RV batteries need to be winterized to prevent expensive damage.
RV water pumps are reliable right up to the time you forget to winterize the RV and temps drop below freezing.
If you haven’t already, you need to winterize your RV’s water system. If you wait much longer, you’ll have a pretty stiff repair bill next year because the water system in every RV must be protected from freezing.
See how to diagnose a problem with RV water pumps, plus step by step instructions for repairing or replacing your RV water pump.
What do you do if you turn on the water pump and immediately see water running out onto the floor? After you have located the spot where water sprays out, you need to determine what type of fittings or hose will be needed to make the repair. Here are tips for fixing the water pipes in your RV.
Unfortunately, in the RV world some RV components have a higher failure rate than what you find in the average house. This is due to weight issues, cost restrictions, and of course exposure to the elements. Here are the top 10 RV repairs you can fix yourself.