Hello I am new here and this is my first post.
This is a VERY LONG POST:
I NEED HELP PLEASE;
I am in desperate need of someone that could tell me what I need the repair shop to check
I have been doing some research and reading since I purchased my 1998 Damon Intruder last year Aug 2019. Yet I still don't know what they need to look at.
I am having a problem with the brakes. The issue has happened two times, once when I drove and once when my daughter-in-law drove.
The issue is that the brakes have gone out, while trying to stop, and the parking brake will not hold when the RV is sitting on, an even very slight, incline.
1. The first time I had this issue I was driving it home when I purchased it in August 2019. I was, thankfully going slowly, trying to stop at an intersection and my brakes did not work. The petal went straight down with no engaging the brake. I pumped them several times and that helped some so to get me stopped. I parked it and had it towed to a shop.
The first shop thought it was the master cylinder and ordered the master cylinder but since they could not "get to it", it sat for 3 months, I had it towed to my home.
Then I had a RV guy come out and check it over, again. I had it checked out before I purchased it. This guy drove it around and the brakes were fine.
I didn't feel comfortable with just that check up so I took it to another RV shop. I drove it and that time the brakes were fine.
The shop said the master cylinder was find so they didn't install the new one I had already purchased. This shop drove it around and told me they "could not replicate the issue". So I paid the bill and took it home.
I had health issues and had to park it until last week Sept 2020.
2. I had a lock and door that needed fixing so my daughter-in-law drive it about 1.5 miles to the body shop and when she was driving the brakes went out again. Thankfully she was going very slow. When she parked and put on the park brake it would not hold and started sliding down.
The RV repair shop sent a guy to pick it up and I am waiting on them to let me know what they think again. The last time it cost me 550.00 for them to drive it.