Chassis

Q: What is a Chassis? 

A:  A chassis has a motor, transmission, steering wheel and tires. A chassis is drivable. They are found in the follow RV Types:

  • Class A (Motorhome / Diesel Pusher)
  • Class B
  • Class C
  • Super C
  • Bus Conversion / Skoolie

Q: Does a fifth wheel have a chassis?

A: No, a fifth wheel has a frame. A chassis is found in every drivable RV. Towable RV’s will have a frame.

March 12, 2017 in Batteries, Chassis, Electrical, electrical, RV Systems

Batteries

Batteries How to test There are three tests for batteries: How old are they? (Over 5 years and they will need to be changed). What’s their current voltage with shore…

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March 12, 2017 in Batteries, Chassis, Electrical, electrical, Generators, Interior, RV Systems, Solar, Voltage

Voltage

120 Volt AC As discussed above 120 Volt AC power aka “Shore Power” is your standard campground power connection. Most RVs are 30 or 50 AMP. It’s usually expected that…

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March 12, 2017 in Chassis, Suspension, Tires

Steering System

Steering System The steering system consists of the following: Steering wheel – Should look to be in good condition. Ball Joints (Upper and Lower) – Should have boots attached (Tires should…  …

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March 12, 2017 in Chassis, Tires

Tires

Tires These are one of the most important part of the RV whether towable or driveable. They are also quite expensive to replace and as such are not replaced as often as…

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