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Readers’ Forum: July 2016


New Text-Viewing Option For Digital Magazine
Be sure to check out FeatureFLo, a new text-viewing option that you can use with the digital edition of Family Motor Coaching. It makes it possible to view a simplified text version of an article and to increase the size of the text.

Tech Talk: July 2016

Battery Issue
I have a 2011 Monaco Diplomat. When I turn off the house battery switches, the gauges on my dash blink on and off. Obviously, the batteries run down fairly quickly. I replaced all of the batteries two years ago, so they are fairly new. ...Any idea what's happening?

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Recall Corner: July 2016

The following companies have recalls delineated in this month's Recall Corner: Daimler Trucks North America LLC (Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation), Newmar Corporation, Winnebago Industries.

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House Calls: July 2016

Missing Pump Switch
Dear RV Doctor:
Where can I find the water pump on/off switch on a 1986 Dolphin 22-foot motorhome? I was told the water pump in my RV had an indicator, but I have been unable to locate it. Help! 

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RV Products: July 2016

High-Pressure Water Bottle
Anyone up for a water fight? The Aquabot high-pressure water bottle offers that possibility and more. Just pump the cap, twist a nozzle to select a spray pattern, press a trigger, and water flows.