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Well bignothing from cracke I was just merely stating an observation over many years of multi state travel and have read comments of other RVers that fast lube joints would not service their MH for different reasons.

Your hateful reply only shows your

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If I had MH I would find out for sure the filters used also used on trucks. If not, I would carry filters. (If shop does not stock, but you have one, they can still do the work)
Then I would look for Speedco or truckstops that do service work.

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I do my own. If I’m going to be on the road and the oil change is due in 1-2 thousand miles I’ll do it before I leave. I go 5 k on oil changes.


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The oil change I usually do myself. We've not had to have service too many times, but mobile repair guys we've had to use have been both cost effective and competent.


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Truck garage.


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Toolguy5 wrote:

Considering purchasing a Class A. Where do you get oil changes and other services when traveling?

Especially if there is no RV dealers near by.


You also want to get a lube job with that oil change.
Make sure you know how many zerks your chassis has (13?) and tell the guy/gal doing the job how many. Also, your differential uses 75W140 synthetic lube (Ford chassis).

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RLS7201 wrote:

Toolguy5 wrote:

Considering purchasing a Class A. Where do you get oil changes and other services when traveling?

Especially if there is no RV dealers near by.


You also want to get a lube job with that oil change.
Make sure you know how many zerks your chassis has (13?) and tell the guy/gal doing the job how many. Also, your differential uses 75W140 synthetic lube (Ford chassis).

Richard


Actually, hand the tech a diagram of the location of the grease zirks. Counting the number is not the same.


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Must be a 15,000+ mile trip?


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It can be a bit of fun finding places willing to change oil on a class A.
Many shops the door is not high enough.

I've been to Camping world (Do not suggest going there, won't ever again) They screwed it up 2 ways.

I've been to a Chevy dealer who had a bay big enough (Best deal I got on an Oil Change) They charged the same as a Silverado Pickup (Well same engine. Same oil. Why not) Only difference is they did not put it on a hoist. just slid under on a crawler.. There is more to the story but that goes in the HUMOR section (They did the oil change correctly)

And an independent RV dealer which was also the School District Bus Garage.. My #1 Suggestion is find out where the local school system gets the oil changed on the busses.


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