Do It Yourself Maintenance

This page offers informational articles and links to videos on performing some Maintenance on your RV.


Disclaimer: If you're like Tim Allen on the TV Series Home Improvement, we don't guarantee you will be succesful in any repair that you undertake.

Lippert Componenets Master Manual
This is the Master Manual for all Lippert Componenets for all of their products, including slide out operation and troubleshooting.
Lippert Master Manual.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [11.0 MB]

RV Maintenance and Repair website

This site covers normal maintenance and repair tips for your RV. It is a fee based website, but you can view the site before paying the fee to join the RV REPAIR CLUB

RV Blinds Repair & Parts Source

Repair your own RV Daylight Blinds. This source has a video showing you how to repair your RV Blinds. It is also a material source.  Link to the "Fix My Blinds" website

RV Water Heater Maintenance

A short video on servicing your RV water heater. Click to view the VIDEO

How Your RV Refrigerator Works & Troubleshooting Tips

Curious how your RV refrigerator works? Want to know how to troubleshoot some of the basic problems found in these refrigerators? Here are three YouTube videos on the subject.


This is good information even if you don't do your own maintenance. At least you'll be able to make sense of what the repairman is telling you.


How your RV Absorption Refrigerator works VIDEO


Understanding the Absorption RV Refrigerator #1 VIDEO


Understanding the Absorption RV Refrigerator #2 VIDEO

Winterizing Your RV

Listed below are links to videos showing winterization procedures for Motorhomes and another for 5th Wheels and Travel Trailers. Also listed is a PDF file describing the winterization process.

Winterization of your RV
Adobe Acrobat document [2.3 MB]