RV Maintenance For Ladies 12 CD Set / FREE Shipping
- Sessions that are 90 minutes in length
- Hands-on assignments
- Online video viewing
Here’s what you will learn with this incredible course…
RV Electrical Systems – total of 6 hours – 4 sessions each 1.5 hrs in lengthRV Electrical Systems – Volts? Watts? 30 amps or 50 amps?, What does all this mean? This is 6-hours of instructional Webinar delivered in four sessions with each being 1.5 hours long.
- Specific tools and supplies needed to maintain your electrical systems
Electrical Systems – Session 1
- What is Electricity? Where does it come from and what are the terms we use to describe it.
- Learn about the 3 electrical systems in your RV
- Voltage, Resistance and Current, the 3 things that make up the electrical triangle
- Ohms Law, Watts Law and what they mean to your RV
- To make an Electrical circuit work properly you must have these 3 things
- Learn what the difference is between AC voltage and DC voltage
DC Voltage – Session 2
- What is DC voltage and where does it come from?
- Why you must have a fully functioning battery to properly operate our appliances, water pump, room slide outs and safety devices.
- Converters are more than just a fancy battery charger
- Going Green – Solar panels and wind generators, what they can and cannot do for you.
- How to troubleshoot and locate a blown fuse, open and a short circuit
- BONUS: Learning to Use Your Volt Ohm Meter
AC Voltage – Session 3
- What is AC Voltage and where does it come from?
- Why you need AC Voltage for the air conditioner, microwave and the electric heating function of your refrigerator and water heater.
- Shore (pedestal) power, generators
- Inverters – making AC power out of the DC battery power
- 30 amp vs 50 amp, why the bother. What does it mean?
Electrical Capstone Materials – Session 4
- How to calculate the power consumption you are using and how to manage your power.
- Basic tools and supplies you need in your tool box to fix 80% of your RV electrical problems
- Replacing a defective circuit breaker
- What is a GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) and why we have them
- How to Hot Skin Test your RV for you and your neighbors safety
- Monitoring the AC Voltage from the Campground Pedestal
- How to save a $1000 or more by NOT using this one little device
- How to use your $10 Volt Ohm Meter (VOM) and test light to locate your electrical problems
- BONUS: Recorded in front of a live audience ‘3 RV Electrical Systems’ video
- And much, much more
RV Water Systems – 1 session – 1.5 hrs in length – total 1.5 hoursIn today’s RVs there are two distinct fresh water sources and two waste water systems on board. Learn how to identify each source and how it functions in your RV.
- Learn how to maintain and service each before you have a “big mess” on your hands
- Fresh water tank service and sanitizing
- Water filtration systems you can install
- Water pump and controls
- City water regulation and supplies
- Waste water tanks and chemical treatment
- Flush systems and monitor panels
- Proper waste disposal procedure – yes, you can do it wrong
- Toilets operation and minor repairs you can do
- Showers – inside and outside shower units
RV Propane – 1 session – 1.5 hrs in length – total 1.5 hoursThe propane system (LP gas) on your RV is one of the safest and most efficient energy systems found on today’s RV. Safety is the most important factor concerning propane. Learn how your RV’s propane system operates, its safety features and how to safely handle this portable fuel source.
- Where does propane come from and what are its characteristics?
- Regulators, excess flow valves, overfill protection devices (OPD), high pressure hoses and other components of the RV propane system.
- Difference between a DOT cylinder and ASME tank. Learn how they work.
- How to test for leaks and other safety issues.
- Testing the RV LP detector in your RV and what items will set it off.
- How to build your own U tube manometer to test gas pressure and check for gas leaks.
- Propane rules and regulations that keep us out of trouble.
RV Water Heaters – 1 session – 1.5 hrs in length – total 1.5 hours
- Atwood or Suburban models – how they work and how they are different.
- Cleaning and maintaining the burner assembly and flue chamber.
- Basic troubleshooting skills you can learn to save money.
- Test and replace the thermocouple on the standing pilot model water heater.
- How to install mud dauber screens to keep the critters out.
- Flushing and winterizing the water tank.
- Anode rod or no anode rod – when to use one and when not to.
- Curing the “weeping water heater” syndrome.
- How to treat that nasty tasting and foul smelling odor coming from your water heater.
- Learn the quick 1-2-3 replacement of the door latch mechanism.
RV Air Conditioners – 1 session – 1.5 hrs in length – total 1.5 hoursThe air conditioner on top of your RV is one of the most overworked and under-serviced appliances on your rig. A few simple procedures will help keep your unit operating at its peak performance and last longer.
- Learn how you can save $1,000 or more by not having to replace your air conditioner because of lack of maintenance.
- Coleman, Dometic or Carrier – which brand is yours?
- Learn how your RV air conditioner works.
- How to test the efficiency of your RV air conditioner with a simple thermometer.
- Cleaning the air filter on your air conditioner.
- Finding air leaks that affect the operation of your air conditioner.
- Simple procedure on how to straighten the outside fins on your air conditioner coils to make it more energy efficient
RV Refrigerators – 1 session – 1.5 hrs in length – total 1.5 hours
- Dometic or Norcold – which on is yours.
- The absorption refrigerator has manual or 12-volt DC controls for operation – how do they work?
- Propane or electric – when and how to operate in the various modes.
- Cleaning and maintaining the cooling coils, burner assembly, and control board of your refrigerator.
- Recall notices – where to find out if your refrigerator is affected.
- How to install solar driven exhaust fans that are temperature controlled to help make your refrigerator more efficient.
RV Furnace – 1 session – 1.5 hrs in length – total 1.5 hours
- Learn how your furnace works so you can do the simple maintenance to make the RV experience fun and full of good memories.
- Atwood or Suburban brands – how they work and how they are different.
- Basic troubleshooting skills you can learn and save yourself money.
- Cleaning and maintaining the burner assembly on your furnace.
- How to install mud dauber screens to keep the critters out of the furnace.
- Simple procedures you can do to keep things in tip-top shape.
- RV Exterior Systems – 1 sessions – 2 hrs in length – total 2 hoursProtect your RV investment by doing a quick, easy and systematic exterior inspection on the roof, awning and the exterior walls of your RV. Lady E & the Professor will show you what to look for and how to do simple repairs that will save you the big bucks!Learn how to maintain and service your:
- Roof – learn maintenance tips on the various types of RV roofs and components.
- Awnings – how to operate and basic service and maintenance.
- Doors, windows and exterior panels and trip seals – where to look for potential problems and how to seal and waterproof.
- Jacks and running gear – things to look for and maintain that can ruin a great trip.
- Steps and slide out operation.
- Printable Certificate of Completion
Read what others who have taken this course have said:
I want to thank you both for offering this program. I have learned so much. Even my son is impressed on what I have learned. He thinks I know more than he does and he ownes an RV. lol Not only have you meant your goals I think you have exceeded them. ~Thank you, Cheryl Fisher