This is an RV 101 online e-book training course that can be viewed from computers, tablets, and smartphones. When you enroll in our training course you have the option to simply download the e-book and read it at your leisure and/or you can participate in the actual course. I wanted to add more than just an e-book, so the course material includes the written text, short video segments, related articles written by your instructor Mark Polk, helpful tips & tricks, fun RV University play & learn crossword puzzles and quizzes to help you retain the information.
Purchasing an RV is a major investment, similar to your automobile or home. To protect your investment and get many years of reliable service and use from your RV there are certain measures you need to take. There are three types of maintenance for your RV. Preventive maintenance, which is the purpose of this e-book course, scheduled maintenance and emergency maintenance.
Preventive Maintenance is maintenance you perform on your RV before a problem exists. These checks are designed to prevent or identify potential problems that could lead to mechanical breakdown, malfunction or failure of a component or system on your RV. Preventive Maintenance consists of cleaning, inspecting, lubricating, adjusting and servicing your RV.
The purpose of this course is to give you some easy to follow preventive maintenance checks that you can perform on your RV. These checks can help towards enjoying trouble free operation of your RV. They do not supersede any scheduled maintenance recommended by the chassis and RV manufacturer and it is imperative that those schedules and recommended intervals for are followed. Some of the scheduled maintenance for your RV must be performed by an RV dealer, chassis manufacturer or authorized service center. In many situations emergency maintenance is required because preventive maintenance and scheduled maintenance were not performed.
RV expert Mark Polk, producer & host of America's most highly regarded series of RV training videos, books, and e-books is a retired Army Chief Warrant Officer Three who specialized in wheeled and track vehicle fleet maintenance operations throughout his military career.
In addition to owning and operating RV Education 101 since 1999, Mark has a very extensive background in the RV industry. He began at age 15, washing RVs at a dealership in North Central Pennsylvania. It wasn't long before he was working as an apprentice RV technician under the guidance of the RV service manager. Upon retiring from the U.S. Army Mark worked in RV service, RV sales and RV management.
As the owner of RV Education 101 he has spent the last 20 plus years educating millions of RV consumers on how to properly and safely use and maintain their RV, through RV Education 101's vast offerings of RV training material. His latest endeavor is updating their older RV online training program into what you see here; the most comprehensive and complete online RV training program available anywhere, at an extremely affordable cost to the consumer.
Mark also has a degree in Industrial Management Technology and his 30 plus years of experience in maintenance includes working as an RV technician, a wheeled vehicle and power generation mechanic, an automotive maintenance technician, Battalion and Brigade level Maintenance Officer, an RV sales manager and RV Finance & Insurance manager.