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Truckmount/portable servicing

Posted by squeaky (squeaky), 20 March 2004
Who services/repairs their own truckmount or portable ?

Or perhaps gets someone local to do it rather than take it to service centre etc. Angry

Just wondered as I have always serviced my Blazer and my portables and never had problems (other than self inflicted stupidity !!  Huh) ie letting the frost get to the machines etc Embarassed Cry

Mark Wink
Posted by Dynafoam (Dynafoam), 20 March 2004

I have always built and serviced my own machines, whether porty or TM.

Even if I were using an 'off-the-shelf' machine I would do my own service/repair - not only for the added confidence but because repairs are always an emergency and I can work overnight when other options are unavailable.


PS. That machine you are bidding for on Ebay - lots of space within the case for add-ons and the fold-out handle is great for loading/stairs !

Posted by lenpg (Len Gribble), 20 March 2004

I normally do my own services and repairs be it porty/tm.  Only once did I leave tm in the hands of a local BS agent that was over Christmas as I was going away and need back asap, never again they quoted one figure the charged me twice as much, two days late the problem re-appeared oil coming out where the dipstick goes into the crankcase, sorted now by me.


Posted by Ivar_Haglund (Ivar_Haglund), 20 March 2004
where I live I have no choice but to service all my own

Keep many spare parts around belts hoses QDs

Pump kits gaskets only takes a 10 Kroner part to cost you 1000s is lost income.


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