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December 2014

Common RV Issues During Winter

12/31/2014 8:41:00 AM – Good Sam Extended Service Plan

Cold weather prompts issues that need attention to recreational vehicles. Let’s look at some of the most common RV issues during winter. One of the first things, and very obvious, cold weather RV issues is tire inflation. While oxygen molecules escape through the tire’s structure slowly over time, ambient temperatures also add to the pressure loss. This requires topping up the tires at a greater frequency than that of the summer.

Power of Preventative Maintenance: Tools and Resources for Your RV

12/24/2014 8:16:00 AM – Good Sam Extended Service Plan

Your RV is your home, your vehicle, and a valuable investment; however, it can be very costly to repair if it is not properly maintained. This is why preventive maintenance is so vital to the long-term health of your RV and to your overall ownership experience. There are two basic types of maintenance for your RV: preventive maintenance and scheduled maintenance. Often these two terms are used interchangeably.

Preparing for the Holidays in Your RV

12/17/2014 12:24:00 PM – Good Sam Extended Service Plan

The approaching holidays are sure to bring smiles, laughter and the opportunity to make lasting memories. But for RVers, the holidays can also present challenges as they deal with limited space for gifts (and gift-wrapping), a small kitchen for preparing an oversized potluck dish or entire meal and perhaps wishing they could make it to every family gathering.

Keeping The Life In Your Battery

12/4/2014 8:06:00 AM – Good Sam Extended Service Plan

If you are an RV owner and live in the northern part of North America, you know that you need to remove your battery from your RV when you are shutting it down for the winter. If you didn’t know – well you know now…

RV Heating Systems

12/3/2014 12:52:00 PM – Good Sam Extended Service Plan

Recreational vehicles are equipped with either a stand-alone forced air furnace or a hydronic heating system. Both of these RV heating systems require regular maintenance to keep them running efficiently and to provide reliable service. Today we will look at what service is needed to the hydronic system types.

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