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Old 12-29-2010, 11:10 AM   #1
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We have a Class A and are trying to find someone to do service on the Ford chasis. We live in North Houston. Does anyone know of a Ford Dealer that works on the big rigs? I have found one in Pearland but that is 2 hours away. Any tips would be very helpful.
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:38 PM   #2
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try demontrond rv on I-45n
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:49 PM   #3
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If all you need is regular chassis service, lube, oil, etc I would use the RV Mobile Lube guys at http://www.rvmobilelube.com/ ... I've used them out from Houston, but they have a unit based right there. They did a great job for a reasonable price for me.
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Old 12-29-2010, 07:15 PM   #4
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I would avoid Demontron...Long waits for service time and high $$$$$$.

Try calling PPL Motorhomes.

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Old 12-29-2010, 08:19 PM   #5
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I have experienced long quoted waits at PPL and find RV Masters the best in Houston for service

thanks for the RV mobile lube link, that will be useful rather than having to deal with getting my rig to RV Masters just for an oil change
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Old 01-01-2011, 02:01 PM   #6
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try calling Wendel at 281-359-4422 he owns and operates a complete RV service center a block off US 59 north and Kingwood dr in Kingwood (northeast Houston) Texas. I just can't remember the name of his company. He worked on all of my trailers and now maintains my Newmar DP. He is fair and as far as I can tell does good work. He is very popular locally so make sure you get a committment of when the work will be completed. Tell his wife Suzy that Deacon Dave sent you!
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Old 01-02-2011, 09:20 AM   #8
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Does anyone know of a Ford Dealer that works on the big rigs?
I'm a little confused by the responses you've received. If you're looking for a Ford dealer that works on motorhomes, I can't help you. If you're looking for a general RV service facility, I'd highly recommend Thornton's RV Repair and Service in Magnolia.

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The only place that I know of that used to work on large Ford truck chassis in the area is
Chastang

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Lots of good suggestions. Thanks

We have a Chasis that keeps popping and we were told by camping world (where we bought it) that they can not work on the chasis but that we should have it looked at. Problem is no one has a lift for RV's in the area except for Demontrond and the wait time is so long it could be months before we got our RV back. It is all under the original warranty since we bought it new so the price is of no concern I just do not want to be with our our rig for that long.

I would love to find a certified Ford Dealer but does not look like that is going to happen in Houston anyway.

happy New Year and thanks again for some wonderful suggestions.
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Old 01-04-2011, 10:26 AM   #11
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The two Ford Truck service centers in Houston are Mak Haik on Katy Frwy at Gessner and Tommie Vaughn down on Sheppard in the Heights.

I have had work done at Mak Haik several times and they do work on motorhomes and other large trucks.

For more general repairs, suggest Cillis Auto Care on Schroeder Rd.
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Just an update, we called Mac Haik and they no longer work on RV's. Vaughn said bring it down and we will get to it when we can, just leave it here. Much like Demontrond no way of knowing how long it will set there.
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Drove by Mak Haik this morning, they still have school busses, bob trucks and motorhomes on the back lot for service.

If they refused you service, I suggest you call Ford Truck customer service and have them get you an appointment. Even Vaughn will give you an estimated ETA and its not weeks, its usually within a few days.

Houston is not the sticks, getting a Ford truck serviced should not be rocket science. I've never had trouble in the past.
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