Below are RV Resources we have found to be useful in understanding and resolving various issues we have encountered. If you have suggestions for other resources not listed please feel free to email those to me or put them in the comments.

Appliance/Component Manufacturer Customer Service Comments

Air Conditioner

Air Conditioner
Dometic 800-216-5115 Link to User Manuals
Duo-Therm 800-216-5115


A&E 800-216-5115
Carefree of Colorado 303-469-3324
Weather Pro Power Awning


Basement Door Latches
SouthCo 610-459-4000
– 5th Wheels Phillips 503-769-6321

Inverter / Charger / Generator

Heart (?) Heart 800-446-6180
Xantrex Xantrex
541-A Roske
Drive, Elkhart, IN 46516
800-670-0707 Link to User Manuals
Magnum Inverters Magnum Inverter 425-353-8833
Xantrex Freedom Inverters Freedom Inverter 1-800-670-0707
Solar Panel Solar Electric Spec. 800-344-2003
Generator Starter Xantrex
541-A Roske
Drive, Elkhart, IN 46516
800-670-0707 Link to User Manuals

Appliances / Furniture / Interior

Microwave – Microwave/Convection
Quasar 800-545-2672
Panasonic 800-545-2672
Samsung 800-SAM-SUNG
Wedgewood 800-825-4328
Seaward 310-699-7997
Princess 310-699-7997
Refrigerator Dometic 800-216-5115 Link to User Manuals
Sony 206-768-1370
Kenwood 888-749-1794
Panasonic 800-545-2672
Panasonic 800-545-2672
RCA/TLC Distributing 909-279-8054
Kenmore 888-749-1794
Bendix (Weiss) 800-678-8002
Water Pump Shurflo 800-854-3218
Ice Maker U-Line (Westland) 503-655-2563
Mini Blinds Dave Carver 206-251-5203
Sealand 800-321-9886
Thetford 313-769-6000
Satellite & TV Antenna
Wineguard 503-439-2900
Kingdome 800-982-9920 Link to User Manuals & Tech Info
Skylight Weiss 800-288-8094
LPG Tank Manchester 800-877-8265
Water Filters & RO Systems 916-240-2141
VCR Panasonic 800-545-2672
Windows HEHR International 208-466-7833
Central Vacuum HP Products 330-875-5556
Dirt Devil
Counter Tops Corian
Furniture Flexsteel 909-354-2440
Glass RV Glass Solutions 888-777-6778
Day/Night Shades United Shade 219-262-0954
Fantastic Fan Fantastic Vent
GE Convection Microwave Oven Products 1-800-959-2737 Owners Manual
Norcold Refrigerator Norcold Refrigerator
Splendide (washer and dryer) Splendide 1-800-356-0766 #5 (503-656-2280)
Kwikee Kwikee Step
Furnace Hydro-Flame 800-873-4328
Suburban 1-800-546-8759
Moen (Faucets) Moen 1-800-289-6636


Radiator Fan Controller, later models Sauer-Danfoss
Radiators & Intercoolers
(Also Hydraulic Oil Core)
Radiator Specialties Sacramento, CA,
Wheels – Coaches Les Schwab 509-248-1052
– 5th Wheels US Wheel 714-892-0021
Goodyear 800-321-2136
Toyo 800-421-6849
Tire Monitoring System Smart Tire 604 276 9884 Owner’s Manual
Tire Monitor (whats theone we have?)
Rear View Mirror Velvac 800.783.8871
Mud Flap (Original) Magic Metals, Inc 509-463-1690 Rick Onustock
Brake Systems (JakeBrake) Jacobs Vehicle Systems 800-343-7357 User & Service Guides
Cruise Control King Controls 612-922-6889
Chassis Alpine Peak Chassis WRV No Longer Available
Chassis Multiplexing 2003-09 Vansco 309-263-7788
Dash Gauges, later models Actia (574) 264-2373
Fuel Tank & Sending Unit Transfer Flow
1444 Fortress Street, Chico, CA 95973
(530) 893-5209 or 1-800-442-0056
Dash Acme 913-515-1560
Winshield Washer Systems A M Equipment (541) 327-1546
GMB 800-325-3903
Battery FillingSystems Battery Filling Systems 877-522-5431
Tubing Turbo Tubing Tube Specialties 503.618.8823
503.665.8726 (fax)
1459 NW Sundial Road
Troutdale, OR 97060
VMS Silver Leaf Electronics (541) 967-8111 Link to User Manuals
Back up Camera Rearview Safety
Hydraulic Pump, non-ULSD models: Sauer-Danfoss
Entry Door – Coaches PTL Engineering 248-652-7998
Fiberglass Body Parts for Coaches Amtech
180 East Jones Road
Wapato, WA 98951
(509) 877-5968
Cell (509) 823-8839
Fax (509) 877-2421
Circuit Breakers Circuit Breaker Service (888) 732-5250
Todd Engineering 520-889-9333
– 5th Wheels Phillips 503-769-6321
Denso (Dash Air Conditioning)
Evans Tempco (Dash Air Conditioning)
Sanders (Air Conditioning Compressor)

Leveling System

Levelers HWH
Power Gear
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Website Description: Airstream RV Clubs has great information about caravans and other Airstream related topics. Aliner Owners Club– vehicle specific RV camping club. Alfa Owners RV Clubs – vehicle specific RV camping clubs portal site. Alpenlite Travel Club – Facebook page for the RV type specific club with chapters throughout the country. Alpine Coach Association – vehicle specific RV camping and travel club. American Clipper Owners Club – vehicle specific RV camping club. American Coach Association – for owners of American Heritage, American Eagle, American Dream, American Tradition and Limited Motorcoaches. Apollo Motorhome Owners Club – Group for Apollo motor home owners to share repair tips, ownership experiences, and other related topics. Internet based group. Free Yahoo account required for access. Baby Boomer RV Club – New RV camping group formed June ’06 and intended primarily for baby boomers, empty nesters, winter Texans, etc. located in and around Texas and the hill country. Beaver Ambassadors Club – FMCA chapter devoted to Beaver RVs. Born Free RV Club – vehicle specific RV camping and travel club. Bounders of America – vehicle specific RV camping and travel club. Bounders United – vehicle specific RV camping club. Campers for Christ – Christian camping club with a stong Bible emphasis. Camping Singles – A Colorado based camping club [tents, car, trailer, or RV] for single men and women. Campers On Mission – A national fellowship of Christian campers who share their faith while they camp. Carriage Travel Club – vehicle specific RV camping and travel club. Casita RV Clubs – RV specific club. No membership fees. Circle City Campers – Southern California private membership club established in 1971. Classic Winnebago – Information and rallys for this classic RV camper. Coachman RV Owners Club – United Kingdom RV camping club for vehicle specific owners. Comfort Camping Club is based in the St. Louis, MO area. If you like electricity and the comforts of home when you camp, this may be the club for you. Cortez Motorhome Group – Internet club for classic Cortez owners Discovery Owners Association – vehicle specific RV camping and owners club. Eagle Fleet RV Travel Club – National organization of RV owners. Escapees RV Club offers a wide range of services including magazine, mail forwarding, RV camping resources, and seminars. Explorer RV Club – Canada’s largest national RV camping club. Family Campers and RVers – Nationwide group of RV clubs. Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) – Motor Homes Only. There are over 400 chapters of FMCA. Each chapters’ focus is different, from 4×4’s to geographic location, you should have no trouble finding an FMCA chapter right for you. Fiberglass RV – Not exactly a membership club, but a good resource site including forums for fiberglass sided RV owners. Fleetwood MotorHome RV Clubs – An independent, member operated organization limited to owners of Fleetwood motorhomes Florida Pot Luck Campers – Like the name implys, this club likes to eat! Activities include biking, hiking the trails, kayaking, fishing, and just enjoying the out doors. Forest River Owner Group – FROG is made up of Forest River and affiliated brand RV owners from across the US and Canada. Foretravel Owners Club – Vehicle specific RV and travel club. Freightliner Chassis RV Club – FMCA chapter vehicle specific RV camping and travel club Georgie Boy Owners Club – vehicle specific RV camping and travel club GMC Motor Home Clubs – Directory of GMC motor home clubs Gulf Streamers RV Club – vehicle specific RV camping and travel club Handicapped Travel Club – RV camping and travel club for those with disabilities. Heartland Owners Club – RV club for owners of Heartland RVs. Click on Owners Club link on portal page. HitchHiker’s of America International Vehicle specific RV camping and travel club. Holiday Rambler RV Club – Vehicle Specific RV camping and travel club. International Camper Club, also known as the ICC, welcomes all brands and types of RVs. Our club’s focus is on family camping and socializing with fellow campers and RVers. Our motto is- Come for the fun- Stay for the friendships! Club Email: Jayco Jafari Travel Club – vehicle specific RV camping and travel club Keystone Campers – vehicle specific information site Loners on Wheels, Inc. – An International RV Club of single men and women who enjoy traveling, camping, RV caravaning and the camaraderie and lifestyle of singles; not a matchmaking or dating service – companionship and support is what we’re about. Mandalay RV Owners Club – Open to current and previoius owners of Mandalay, Presidio and Valencia Class “A” diesel Motorhomes Millennium Sams – Chapter 91 in Michigan part of the Michigan Good Sam organization My Club Max -Yahoo group for owners of Dynamax luxury touring motor homes Monaco Owners Clubs – vehicle specific RV camping and travel club directory National African-American RVers Association – Nationwide camping club providing family support for RVers National Camping Travelers – Masonic RV Camping Club Newell Coach Owners Association – Vehicle specific RV club.” Newmar Kountry Klub – Vehicle specific RV camping club. North American Family Campers Association – Family Camping North American Truck Camper Owners Association – Club dedicated to slide in truck campers. Ohio Nomads– FMCA RV camping chapter from Ohio Pacific Trailer Club– A southern California RV camping club of friendly people who enjoy monthly outings. Members have rigs from trailers and 5th wheels, to class A motor homes. The Rambling Misfits – Located in the northwestern region of New Jersey, this diverse club consists of young couples, empty-nesters and families with children. A Good Sam affiliate club. RVing Fly Fishers – Internet group for RVers that love to fly fish. Includes camping locations. R-Vision Camping Club – for the Owners (and Potential Owners) and Dealers of R-Vision™ RVs (Trail Bay, Trail Lite, etc). Rainbow RV Club – Alternative lifestyles RV camping club and support network. Roadtrek International – FMCA RV camping chapter – vehicle specific RVing Women RV Club – Members learn about RVing and enjoy a network of support and friendship Safari Motorcoach Club – Large FMCA chapter for Safari owners. Shanty Shakers of Delaware RV Club – An independent club that provides a group camping experience for RVers. SMART RV Club – Retired and active military RV camping and travel club Smiling Sams Chapter 25 is affiliated with the national Good Sams RV Clubs and is located in Lima, Ohio. Snowbird International Travel Club – vehicle specific RV camping and travel club Suites Owners International Travel Club – Vehicle specific group for Double Tree RV’s. Starcraft Camp Club – Chapters throughout the USA. Vehicle specific RV camping club Sunline Owners Club – Vehicle specific RV camping club. SunnyBrook RV Club – Also called the Sunny Travelers RV Club, is a vehicle specific RV camping club Teton RV Club – vehicle specific RV camping and travel club Thunderbolts – FCRV #3626 – The Thunderbolts is a recreational camping club affiliated with the FCRV (Family Camping & RV) national organization. Our club’s focus in on family camping and socializing with fellow RV’ers at monthly camp outs and through participation in other FCRV events. Located mostly in SE Florida. Tin Can Tourists – Vintage RV campers and trailers Trailmanor Trailblazers – vehicle specific RV camping and travel club Traveling Our Way – Gay & gay friendly,a casual, no fuss, social non profit RV club Travel Trailer Club of the Midwest was started in 1964. Michigan based with two member owned campgrounds. Traveling Supremes Independent, non-profit RV destination club open to all conventional, self-contained recreation vehicles. Vagabond RV Camping Club – The page for this North Carolina club centered in Franklin and Macon county. Members camp monthly from April to Nov. Vintage Vacations – Rallys for vintage RV campers and trailers WIT RV Club – Winnebago and Itasca RV camping club. Offering road service and discounts to Canadian RVers. An RV association for Airstream owners.
Website Description: Special Military Active & Retired Travel Club (SMART) brings military veterans together to share camaraderie was formed in 1973 to encourage RV traveling for people with a wide range of disabilities is a discount club with campgrounds For $10.00 a day, offering a cost effective way to travel is a membership club For Free Overnight Parking at Northwest Wineries, Farms & More. This is a membership campground program with a contract. We joined when we bought our motorhome because the dealer waived the in A membership RV club. O A membership RV club. Only members of resorts that are affiliated
with ROD may join.