Posted on: 28 July 2015Share
An RV lets you get out and see the world. You have your own home away from home wherever you go. Sometimes things go wrong with your RV. You can start to troubleshoot the problems so that you can either fix them or get a good idea of what the problem is before your RV gets towed away to the garage to fix it.
Your generator makes sure that you can run your air conditioner and lights when you are parked. When it stops working, you can be left high and dry. There are a couple of things that you can do to see if you can get it working.
Check the fuel: It may seem like it's an overly obvious place to start, but checking your fuel is the easiest place to start. That's because it's easy to fix. Your generator may not run if the fuel tank is under half a tank full. Look at the gauge to see what it says. If your gauge reads over half and it's still not running, you may have a leak. You may want to have your RV checked out at a repair shop to see if they can find the problem.
Even the best exhaust systems can end up with a leak. They take a lot of abuse and they are exposed to a lot of elements. If you think that you may have an exhaust leak, you should look under the RV. Look to see if you can see any obvious holes. If you have looked at the entire exhaust system and can't find anything, you may want to contact a towing company to take it to a garage. Your city or state may have regulations about how much exhaust a vehicle can put out, and you may be pulled over and ticketed if it puts out too much exhaust.
Getting away on a vacation is always fun. Being able to have all the comforts of home at your fingertips can make it even better. But, if you have problems with your RV, it can really slow down your fun. If there is a problem, you want to make sure that you take it to a truck repair shop that is familiar with large vehicles like RVs and semis. They will also have the space to work on a large vehicle, something that not all auto repair shops will have.