A type of vehicle suspension that uses an electric or engine driven air pump or compressor to pressurize air. This pressurized air fills an air spring to provide a smooth, constant ride quality, and in some cases is self-leveling.
Extra battery to run 12 Volt equipment
A fabric covering that extends each time the slide-out is opened to prevent water and debris from collecting on top of the slide-out. (Also referred to a slide-out topper).
Video camera mounted on the rear of RV to assist the driver when backing up the RV.
An RV that features large storage areas underneath a raised chassis.
A switch to disconnect from the 12 Volt battery power source
Waste water that comes from flushing the toilet.
A tank mounted under the RV that collects water and waste from the toilet. The black water tank is treated with chemicals to control odor and assist in breaking down waste.
A sprayer inside a black water tank, powered by a source of pressurized water, that flushes out solid waste.
Reference to tent campers is the interior length of tent camper without the beds folded out.
Term regarding the towing method for a travel trailer or tent camper.
An RV that features bunk beds.
An alarm system that can detect carbon monoxide gas.
The weight limit of liquids, people and cargo that you can add to an RV.
Toilet with a small holding tank that can be removed from outside the vehicle in order to empty it. They are found in some tent campers models.
Central vacuum systems are designed to vacuum dirt by sending particles through tubing installed inside the RV to a collection container.
A fitting on the outside of the RV, allowing a water hose to be connected to provide fresh water from an external, pressurized, supply. Once a city water hookup is connected you no longer use the fresh water tank supply.
An RV built on a fixed rail chassis. They are the largest motorhome type and feature a large front windshield.
An RV built on a cutaway van chassis. There is commonly a full-size bed in the cab-over section of the motorhome.
The front of a motorhome where driver sits.
Allows food cooked in the microwave to be cooked quickly, yet come out browned or crisped as in a convection oven.
A device for converting 120 volt AC power into 12 DC Volt power.
The part of a trailer that attaches to the hitch ball on the tow vehicle.
The weight of an RV unit without any water in the holding tanks but does include automotive fluids such as fuel, oil and coolant.
The side of the RV that would face the curb when parked.