In this article and video I'll walk you through the step-by-step process of performing an oil change on your Onan RV generator. The Onan generator manual recommends changing the oil each year or every 100 hours of use. This is a maintenance task that you could certainly do yourself.
I’ll show you how I installed a switch to automatically disconnect my RV converter charger when my power inverter is used. Some RVs with built-in inverters do this automatically, but I installed my power inverter myself. Now I am adding my own automatic switching to be just like the big boys.
Six volt deep cycle batteries are a popular choice for off-grid solar-powered RV, camper, tiny house, van, or marine use. In this article I'll show you how to create a large capacity 12 volt battery bank using 6 volt deep cycle batteries.
I've used a cell signal booster for the last two years and it has become one of the most important pieces or RV electronics we own. The NEW weBoost Drive 4G-X RV cell signal booster package provides the strongest boost available for vehicles and RVs. It comes complete with the antennas, cable and mounting hardware for a DIY install.
Leveling your RV is a basic skill all RV owners must master. That task just got simpler with this cool new gadget called the LevelMasterPRO. We got together with our friends The RVgeeks to give you a first hand demonstration of this unit on our RV. You're gonna want one!
We often drive long distances in our RV and stay overnight in Walmart parking lots, highway rest stops and other places. I’ve always wanted to install some kind of camera surveillance system that would allow me to see what’s going on outside our door without having to go outside or open a window. Here’s my DIY wireless surveillance monitor and camera setup I installed.
Here is a simple DIY test to determine if the fuel pump in your RV generator is working properly. If your Onan RV generator does not start or suddenly stops after about 20 minutes, your fuel pump could be failing. This happened to me right before a trip and I had to replace the fuel pump and filter. Save yourself a costly repair and replace the fuel pump yourself.
Did you know that many RVs, travel trailers and fifth wheel trailers share the same key for their storage compartments? It’s true. You can use your key tp open comparments on other RVs. It is a dirty little secret in the RV industry. There is a solution though. You can easily replace all of your CH751 locks with high quality secure cam locks.
There are many uses for a portable solar charging system even if you don’t own an RV. This is a great low cost entry level solar project that doesn’t require making mods to your RV. Building your own also allows you pick your own equipment and add panels to support more batteries. Here's how I built mine.