Category Archives: Maintenance

All about fixing, modifying, repairing, adjusting, and tweaking things.

Then the lights went out

The lights went out just before dinner time. The house was dark, the streets were dark, the houses all around were dark. And I confidently said, it’s a good thing we have the trailer in driveway. We have propane. The furnace was repaired just last week. All the lights are LED. The TV is 12-volt LED. We could… Read More »

Travel trailer furnace quit again

Three days short of a year, my travel trailer furnace quit again. It quit in December 2014 on a trip from Arizona to British Columbia. The cause then was bad propane – oil in the bottle – complicated by shoddy practices where debris from the manufacturing process had not been removed. The propane regulator and hoses at the tanks had… Read More »

RV Trailer Servicing Surprises

Updated 19 Nov 2014 – Three RV trailer servicing surprises in one week on my Timber Ridge have made me wonder about the pennies saved at the factory that have cost me dollars down the road. I still like my 2014 Outdoors RV Manufacturing Timber Ridge 250 RDS travel trailer, BUT this past week has been a bad week …