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

How to Use a Multimeter for RVers

Multimeter Basics Feature Photo

Several people have requested that I publish a video explaining the basics of how to use a multimeter. So, here is a video demoing some of its many uses when it comes to troubleshooting and analyzing RV’s electrical circuits and batteries. A multimeter is a swiss army knife of electrical testers. With it, you can … 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