New RV Awning Fabric Installation – Solera Universal Replacement from LCI

Installing New Awning Fabric Feature Photo

In this video, I remove my Keystone Cougar fifth-wheel trailers original 10-year-old and badly worn Dometic 9100 power awning vinyl material. I replace it with a new Solera universal fit replacement from Lippert Components.  Disclaimer: Love Your RV! received this LCI product sample free of charge for the install. (See the Solera Universal Awning Fabric … Read more

RV Fresh Water Tank was Falling Out!

Fresh Water Tank Repair Feature Photo

As I was completing my annual snowbird trip preparations to our Keystone Cougar fifth wheel, I was under the rig tidying up the coroplast plastic underbelly cover. Recently, I had repaired cracks in my waste tank and removed a clog in my black tank valve. So I was reattaching the underbelly section I had cut … Read more

Trailer Breakaway Switch – Install and Test

New Breakaway Switch Install and Test Feature Photo

In this video, I replace my old worn looking trailer breakaway safety switch with a new one. I explain the wiring and test it. The breakaway switch is there in case the fifth-wheel trailer, and the truck becomes separated during towing. If that happens, a safety line will pull the plunger out, and the switch … Read more

Black Waste Tank Valve Won’t Close Properly

Black Tank Valve Clog Repair Feature Photo

In this video, I disassemble my RV waste tank sewer plumbing and remove the black tank valve for inspection. For the last while, the black tank electric valve hasn’t been fully closing. Once I get the system apart, the problem is self-evident. I found a wad of toilet paper with what looked like sawdust jammed … Read more

RV Power Awning Repair – Switch Stopped Working

RV Awning Power Switch Wiring Repair Feature Photo

In this video, I locate and repair an intermittent connection in my Dometic 9100 RV power awning 12VDC supply wiring. The wireless remote worked fine; however, the manual switch most times wouldn’t move the awning. Only a faint clicking could be heard. So, I removed the control panel and had a look at the switch … Read more