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Posted: 07/24/21 04:31pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Here's my experience. The water pump housing on my 6.0 ripped apart. I had USAA. I called them and all they found were tow companies that would only tow "IF" the camper was removed from the dually. Here's what three tow companies told me. "They don't want the liability of towing the truck and camper as they've had to many rear jacks contact the ground and cause major damage." I get it.
Plus, read your tow agreement. Most of them will "only" tow to the nearest repair shop (mileage limited). So beware if you've got the house strapped to the bed of the truck it's most likely gonna have to come off...(where/when/how really depends on the location, the condition of the truck, and where you can put the house).


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deserteagle56 wrote:

I had AAA for a few years...till I found out the hard way that they don't go off-pavement at all. Even if it is a good dirt/gravel road they refuse to respond to those.


Yep, I found that out the hard way when stuck in sand boondocking in the CA Mohave Desert. Had to pay their normal tow service, which was about an hour away, $1200! [emoticon] Took him about 15 minutes to winch me out. I was a whopping 1/4 mile off a paved hwy on a very good dirt/sand road.


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Coach-net Roadside Assistance. Seems for a truck camper you need to get the "towable" version. Have actually USED Coach-net in the past. Why get it again? because they consistently asked "Are you in a safe location?" before anything else. Plus they went out of their way to get a 24,000lb 40ft bus towed. BTW, most towing outfits charge "deadhead mileage" fees which really add up fast. Last non-emergency tow was 5 miles and would have cost almost $1K if the driver hadn't given us a break because of the deadhead mileage. Coach-net Roadside Assistance is well worth the money.

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