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

Remote Solar Power Disconnect Switch Installation

Solar Panel Disconnect Switch Feature Photo

In this video, I install a remote disconnect switch for my 500-watt solar panel array. I wanted a solar disconnect switch so I can manually disconnect the charging current to my new Lion Energy lithium battery bank before they come to a 100% state of charge. I’ve read if the lithium bank is only charged … Read more

RV Digital Thermostat Upgrade Mod *Explained*

RV Thermostat - Analog to Digital Upgrade Explained Feature Photo

I swap out my OEM Coleman Mach manual slider type thermostat for a battery-operated Honeywell RTH5100B digital with auto heat and cooling changeover. I’ve done this particular upgrade a few times in the past. First I upgraded to a Hunter 42999B and then to a Honeywell Focus Pro 5000 series. The Hunter worked well but … Read more