Month: August 2006


Orphaned Parts

One of this weeks tasks was troubleshooting a non working electric step. When the appointment was first made, I thought “No Problem”, as Kwikee steps are pretty easy to troubleshoot and repair. But… when the coach arrived, I discovered that…


Kwikee Step Repair

UPDATED… Unfortunately, it looks like the Kincor kit I mention below is no longer available- Kwikee changed the motor enough that it is not possible to take it apart- the unit is not sealed. An alternate repair method using an…


Midwest Products

I work on a lot of RV refrigerators. A “not insignificant” portion of those have cooling units which have gone bad (see my webpage on absorption refrigerators) . For nearly 10 years, I have been using, with very good results,…


Aftermarket Parts

In the auto industry, there are many, many companies producing aftermarket parts- you simply have to check out the nearest auto parts store to see that. Many of these parts are of a great quality- designed to remedy the short…