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Tips and Suggestions for RV Owners After turning on your propane tanks, light one burner on the stove top to start the gas flowing through the system before starting other gas appliances. This helps bleed any air from the system so your appliances are more likely to start on the first try.   Always level your RV before starting the refrigerator. The unit may operate improperly, or not at all if your RV is not level.   Pre-cool the refrigerator at least 24 hours before loading in your food, and try to load the RV refrigerator with items that are...

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RV TRICKS & SERVICE TIPS! The following RV safety tip hits a bit closer to home than desirable.  Once on a camping trip to Disney Land, we awoke to an ambulance and EMT's surrounding an Air Stream travel trailer that was parked in the space right behind us.  They carried a couple out of the trailer that had died the night before due to carbon monoxide poisoning.  This safety tip was submitted to the internet by RV Expert, Mark Polk.  It's full of some very good advice. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Mark Polk I am a big advocate for RV safety and a major safety concern...

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RV CAMPING TIPS... The following tips and ideas was published by rv-camping.org.  This has some really great tips & tricks so I thought I would share it with you! Use Checklists!!!!!!! No matter how many times you move your RV, you can forget to do something! Roof vents and TV antennas are the biggest offenders for most folks, but basement storage bins being left unlocked can make you lose some good stuff!  Learn about the many places you can go RV camping. Private RV parks are popular and easy to find, but there are many RV camping locations off the...

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This tip was contributed by "Love Your RV" Sharing the RV Adventure! Next to a water leak a rodent infestation can be one of the most damaging and unpleasant things that can happen to our beloved RV. They can get into the innards of our rigs leaving behind a mess as they chew and relieve themselves all over the place. Even worse they may chew on electrical wires causing a hard to repair failure. Sometimes a whole wall may have to be removed to perform the necessary repairs. It seems there is no magical bullet for all mice. Some things...

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Originally submitted by Brent Peterson of KOA 1. There’s nothing better than traveling with your dog. Cats are pretty good, too. 2. There’s nothing worse than idling in rush-hour traffic with 1/4 tank of gas. Keep your tanks full and your mood will lighten. 3. Solar power works. 4. Visit northern California. 5. Kinko’s, libraries, and travel plazas and KOA Kampgrounds are great places to go online. 6. Some medications cause drowsiness, which may lead to lackadaisical driving. 7. Use a portable space heater to aid an overworked propane-gobbling furnace at night when temperatures dip. 8. Consider a water filter...

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