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Old 06-17-2019, 06:28 AM   #1
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Looking for Ford dealer in Lafayette, La. to work on my E450.

Need some repair work on my Ford chassis, but I canít find a Ford dealer who works on RVís. Anyone in the Lafayette, La. area know of a dealer that works on motorhomes. Probably need to lift the motorhome to work underneath. I have a Forester 3011DS. Gander RV says itís a Ford issue, so they wonít touch it.
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Old 07-02-2019, 01:03 PM   #2
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Sorry to see you are having the same difficulty I am. Ford won't do it cause "It's a motor home". Don't seem to care it is still a Ford chassis with Ford components. Having the same difficulty here in WV.
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Does it really require a Dealer?? What about a private shop?
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If the chassis is still under warranty call Ford customer care 1 (800) 392-3673(even if its off warranty they could give you some shops that handle bigger rigs), they set me up with a shop to do recall work with a local dealer no lift involved. actually made the appointment while I was on the phone.For oil change and tires I go to a local independant truck shop
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Looking for Ford dealer in Lafayette, La. to work on my E450.

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Need some repair work on my Ford chassis, but I canít find a Ford dealer who works on RVís. Anyone in the Lafayette, La. area know of a dealer that works on motorhomes. Probably need to lift the motorhome to work underneath. I have a Forester 3011DS. Gander RV says itís a Ford issue, so they wonít touch it.


Nobody tells you when you buy a motorhome that Ford dealers wonít handle motorhomes or that your Ford warranty started the day it was delivered to Forest River, if you can manage to get a Ford dealership to do the work. Many commercial truck shops will work on motorhomes but will Ford cover the warranty costs on newer units? Maybe we need a class action suit to get Ford to cover warranty work at other shops if they canít get their dealers to do the work. It ainít right and the RV dealers donít tell you that you are on your own on Chassis warranty work...
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So chevytrkr how did you make out??
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So chevytrkr how did you make out??
Still looking. The work I need to have done is replacing a shift position sensor which can only be done from underneath the chassis, or so Iíve been told. I will call the Ford customer service number for help. Thanks to everyone who replied to my post. I will follow up after the work is completed.
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I called ford customer care nad they gave me 3 dealers, 2.5-3 hrs away, that would work on the Forester.
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I called ford customer care nad they gave me 3 dealers, 2.5-3 hrs away, that would work on the Forester.
Hopefully, Iíll get the same service from them. Thanks.
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Still looking. The work I need to have done is replacing a shift position sensor which can only be done from underneath the chassis, or so Iíve been told. I will call the Ford customer service number for help. Thanks to everyone who replied to my post. I will follow up after the work is completed.
If that's all it is any mechanic with some Ford experience can change out a shift position sensor in under an hour.
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