Service Department


Here at Tom Schaeffer’s we know how valuable your vacation time is, so we offer quick turn-around times in our Pennsylvania RV service department. We also have a huge inventory of RV parts and accessories, so we have the items you need, when you need them.
Tom Schaeffer’s employs Master Certified Technicians, RV Certified Technicians and factory-trained technicians.
In June 2004, Tom Schaeffer’s RV added to its already extensive RV service bay area with at complete 55 foot down draft paint booth to take care of all your body repair needs. Complete with 25 service bays to process service requests more efficiently.
For those picking up there new or used RV, our service department offers a “New Owners Clinic” every month. Everyone is welcome.

We are your one-stop service shop for maintenance, repair, accessory installation, and all your other service needs.

RV Propane is available on site for your convenience, and while you’re here, visit our extensive parts and accessories department to keep up on all the latest and greatest RV and camping accessories!

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Used 2016 Coachmen RV Mirada 35LS


2016 35LS Specifications
Sleeps 5
Slides 2
Length 36 ft 10 in
Ext Width 8 ft 6 in
Ext Height 12 ft 5 in
Hitch Weight 5000 lbs
Gross Weight 22000 lbs
Fresh Water Capacity 70 gals
Grey Water Capacity 45 gals
Black Water Capacity 90 gals
Tire Size 19.5″
Furnace BTU 30000 btu
Fuel Type Gasoline
Miles 5202
Engine 6.8L V10
Chassis Ford
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New 2017 Thor Motor Coach ACE 29.4


2017 29.4 Specifications
Sleeps 6
Slides 2
Length 30 ft 6 in
Ext Width 8 ft 3 in
Ext Height 12 ft 2 in
Int Height 7 ft
Interior Color SILVER LINING
Exterior Color RHYTHM & BLUES HD-MAX
Hitch Weight 8000 lbs
Gross Weight 18000 lbs
Fresh Water Capacity 50 gals
Grey Water Capacity 44 gals
Black Water Capacity 44 gals
Tire Size 19.5″
Furnace BTU 35000 btu
Fuel Type Gasoline
Engine 6.8L Triton V10
Chassis Ford
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New 2017 Forest River RV Sunseeker 3170DS Ford


2017 3170DS Ford Specifications
Sleeps 9
Slides 2
Length 32 ft 3 in
Ext Width 8 ft 5 in
Ext Height 11 ft 3 in
Int Height 7 ft
Interior Color MALT INTERIOR
Hitch Weight 7500 lbs
Gross Weight 14500 lbs
Dry Weight 12500 lbs
Cargo Weight 2000 lbs
Fresh Water Capacity 44 gals
Grey Water Capacity 39 gals
Black Water Capacity 39 gals
Furnace BTU 30000 btu
Chassis Ford
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RV Tire Pressure

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One of the simplest, yet most critical—and far too often overlooked—RV maintenance issues is that of checking tire pressure. Even with fuel prices relatively low, we all can stand to see less of the fuel pump. By keeping your RV and tow vehicle tires inflated properly, you can gain as much as a whopping mile per gallon in fuel economy.

But a lot more is at stake: Under-inflation is a leading cause of RV tire failure. An under-inflated tire is a tire that will run hot. Running hot leads to dramatic tire expansion and can result in sidewall blowouts. Tires are expensive, but losing control and blasting Mo-Mo the Motorhome into oncoming traffic can just ruin your whole day.

First check your rig owner manual—it will show the specific recommended tires and their inflation rates. Lacking that, read the data stamped on the sidewall of the tire.

Now you’ll need to test your tire pressure with a GOOD quality gauge. Here’s where some controversy can pop up. Some folks like the “put it in your shirt pocket,” stick-style air gauge. They may have a point, but we’ve found the stick type isn’t always accurate. They often have the drawback of fewer gradations, making it difficult to know what the pressure is within less than five pounds. Here’s another case of spending a few more bucks, but spending it wisely. The dial-type air gauges are more accurate, and usually read down to the precise pound of pressure.

If you spring for the dial style, do take good care of it. Dropping it on the pavement can cause irreparable damage. When ours is not in use, we carefully put it away in the “glove box” (who—other than snobs maybe—drives with gloves these days?).

Beating both the dial gauge and the stick gauge? Often the electronic digital gauges beat these both, hands down. Why so? Digital gauges are less prone to problems associated with dirt and dust. They are also easier to read and interpret than either stick or dial. Yes, you do have to keep up with maintenance on these—you’ll occasionally need to change their batteries. “But what about price,” shouts the audience. Aha! It’s a gotcha!

Independent research organization Consumer Reports tested quite a number of tire gauges of all sorts. They tested them for durability, accuracy, ease of use, and how they reacted to ambient temperature. At the top of their ratings were two digital gauges. Accutire MS-4400B, which retails for just $10.99, and Accutire MS-4021B, which runs a buck less. If you think more money must mean better, well, they rated Intercomp’s 360060, which costs $55.95, as “very good” but found it only registered up to 60 psi, and for many RVers, that pressure rating would be too low.

Check your pressure with the tires COLD—that is, several hours after you last drove the rig. Driving as little as a couple of miles can lead to erroneous readings. Read the tire pressure for each tire, and compare it to the recommended pressure. Write down the specific tire, and the difference between the actual pressure and the recommended pressure.

Here’s a working example. We did a reading on a test vehicle, and one tire registered 64 pounds, cold. The recommended pressure was 80 pounds, so simple math tells us the tire is 16 pounds low. We’d then write down the tire position on the rig, and note it required 16 pounds more pressure.

Now drive to wherever you obtain air, and using your gauge, check the tire pressure again. Most likely it will read higher than when you started out. ADD the precise number of pounds each tire was low—even if this might appear to “over pressure” the tire. Tire readings are all based on cold pressure and allowances are made for road heat. NEVER deflate a hot tire to bring the pressure down “to what it should be,” just test them cold and adjust as needed.

In our case, by the time we got to the station, the tire read 66 pounds. We pumped the tire up to—not the “recommended” 80 pounds but instead 82 pounds because the tire was 16 pounds low when we first read it. That short trip to the service station added two erroneous pounds.

Keeping up with tire pressure is critical. One U.S. Government study indicated that in a single year, more than 78,000 crashes could be attributed to blown or flat tires. A leading cause of tire failure is directly related to under-inflation.

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New 2017 Thor Motor Coach Outlaw TH 29H


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New 2017 Keystone RV Passport 3290BH Grand Touring


2017 3290BH Grand Touring Specifications
Sleeps 10
Slides 3
Length 36 ft 8 in
Ext Width 8 ft
Ext Height 10 ft 11 in
Interior Color DECOR – DRIFTWOOD
Hitch Weight 825 lbs
Dry Weight 6368 lbs
Cargo Weight 1632 lbs
Fresh Water Capacity 43 gals
Grey Water Capacity 38 gals
Black Water Capacity 38 gals
Tire Size ST225/75R15D
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