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Old 09-03-2012, 12:59 PM   #1
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Need reliable repair shop in MI or IN

I have a 2005 Class C that had zero issues until I stored it for 4 years. There are now numberous issues that either have been or need to be repaired. I have spent $3,000 (my entire budget) on repairs at the closest full service RV center only to find out that they are terrible. Most things that they 'fixed' are again broken after one 2,000 mile trip.

I live near Kalamazoo, MI. Does anyone know of a reliable, full service repair center within 2-3 hours of Kzoo? My slideout gearbox is broken so, the slideout is being held in by vice grips. The entire slide out needs to be removed to be properly repaired. I do not think that there are many places that have that capability. I assume there must be excellent repair shops in Elkhart, IN or near there but, cannot find any online that do not have questionable feedback.

I need the slide out repaired, the rear window reinstalled and sealed, new brakes readjusted, air conditioner looked at (freezes up), bathroom fan runs intermittantly, new lock assembly sticks and screws keep coming out, step sticks and moves in and out without explanation, arctic pack hanging by a thread on waste tank,.......and several other items repaired.

I am planning to take this RV on a cross country trip for several months so, need it in excellent condition. I also cannot afford to have to rerepair items as my repair budget has been blown.

Any help is appreciated.

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Old 09-03-2012, 01:40 PM   #2
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what kind of repairs are you needing?
had a friend use Wave Express in Goshen in 2009 to do repairs to his motorhome and he was very happy with the service.
67952 U.S. 33
Goshen, Indiana 46528
Phone: 574.642.0632

I would stay away from RV Capital / Great Lakes Service Center - they were our dealer and they did poor service - both warranty repairs and customer service. Its still run by the same people.

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