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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the Open Roads Forum

Frequently Asked Questions on the Open Roads ForumClick on any of the underlined bulleted subjects below to open the subject thread.If you don't see any clickable links in a topic, try using the search utility (the magnifying glass in the upper right...

LLeopold by Explorer
  • 28 replies

Oven will not ignite

Greetings campers,I'm having a problem with my propane Magic Chef oven. The pilot lights fine but when I turn oven temp up it only makes the pilot flame a bit higher. Cleaned with small wire brush but no better. Just used oven 3 days before problem a...

JR51 by Explorer
  • 15 replies

07 nuwa hitchhiker 2

Can someone please tell me how to drain my fresh water tank. I can't seem to find darn thing. Or I am just not looking in the right place thank you.

Aalowman by Explorer
  • 4 replies

Good potable water hose?

Just wondering what is recommended for a potable water hose?Been looking at the Camco EvoFlex with the springs on the ends.2x 25ft1x 4ft or 10ft for filter to potable port.I would think these are good, correct? I don't think I need to pay extra for t...

Not destroying the awning

2023 cherokee wolf pup 22bpBrand new trailer. My last one was a 99 and it had an awning with solid arms. I was never worried about leaving it out except in extreme weather. Never did any damage.New awning is weird to me. A light breeze seems to move ...

Photos and Video now available on RV.Net's new Community

RV.net is proud to announce the release a new beta RV Community application that allows RVers everywhere to create a profile, upload photos and videos, and share them with their friends. This is a great place to host any photos or videos you’d like t...

tire pressure

We have 2021 fleetwood bounder 33c what is a good psi for the tires when loaded We will be towing a Ford ranger.

timpitt by Explorer II
  • 16 replies

Smart Rv Guide web site

Have been looking for an older class C rv and find several on this web site, but some of the pricing seems strange. Can anyone shed light on this site?

MnMs by Explorer
  • 2 replies

sanitizing fresh tanks - basic question

80 gal fresh tankI have 10% bleach (labeled Chlorinating liquid, which I use to do my pool following the TroubleFreePool Method).Most sites say 1/4 cup bleach per 16 gallons which would be 1.25 cups for my 80 gallons. But this is for standard bleach ...

New Member, need your advice!

Good day everyone! I just signed onto this site to educate myself and look into options. I live in Texas but work 6 days in a row here in San Jose California and I fly back to Texas for the remainder of my eight days off. My current rent is $1500/mon...


While parked at home I have been leaving my A/C running at at 80 degrees while not inside. Should I leave a/c on or just run the vents? It’s 103 degrees in Texas daily

Bfrnk by Explorer
  • 11 replies

Watching these videos could save your life!

Anyone who drives an RV should have to watch these videos.RV Tire Information Videos.http://www.michelinrvtires.com/tires/tires-101/tire-maintenance-and-safety/how-to-handle-a-blowout/They are about 20 minutes long, so if you have a dial up it may ta...

Sticky Dometic 310 toilet valve

Hello,Been having trouble with my Dometic 310 toilet intake water valve sticking open partially wasting precious water into the black tank, just like to know if how common this, just had the old valve replaced, the new one did not work any better, do...

vicmitch by Explorer
  • 9 replies

Water Front Property

If you like camping right beside a river, here is a campground that would wok for you.Photo taken 10 mins from home on Thursday June 16.

Beginning RVer: Is this Scenario Doable?

Hello,I am just beginning my research process into RVing full-time. My plan is to live in Wisconsin half the year and in Arizona during the winter traveling between the two a couple times a year. I would like to purchase my RV after my lease is up in...