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Old 05-23-2020, 12:46 PM   #1
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Servicing an Escape on Vancouver Island

I have a 2012 19' Escape, and as wondering if anyone in the South Vancouver Island area had any recommendations as to where I could have it serviced? I know there are many RV repair places, but just wondering if there was one that had experience with the Escape?
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What do you mean by 'serviced'?
Any garage or RV place can repack wheel bearings and adjust brakes.
RV place might be better for inspecting and replacing caulk.
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Thanks Baglo. By servicing I mean, brake inspection, leak assessment of propane system, repair of small hole in fibreglass. The trailer has been sitting for 3 years, so I'm looking for a bit of a tune up before hitting the road again.
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Thanks Baglo. By servicing I mean, brake inspection, leak assessment of propane system, repair of small hole in fibreglass. The trailer has been sitting for 3 years, so I'm looking for a bit of a tune up before hitting the road again.
These services you are looking for are not specific to Escape trailers. Any qualified RV technician can do them, just as any qualified appliance repairman could fix your washing machine, regardless of brand. The trick is to find someone who is good but does not charge an arm or a leg.
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Old 05-23-2020, 02:35 PM   #5
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I have a 2012 19' Escape, and as wondering if anyone in the South Vancouver Island area had any recommendations as to where I could have it serviced? I know there are many RV repair places, but just wondering if there was one that had experience with the Escape?
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A very knowledgeable, trustworthy and fair RV service person is Chris at PC Electric/ RV Service in Duncan, B.C. He has dealt with it all and has handled Escapes. On the electrical side also is Todd. Recommend this shop!
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Chris is also our go to guy for our escape. He added an extra solar panel,installed an inverter and even did some welding. All excellent workmanship and an all around nice guy. His staff is also very pleasant.
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I agree that any RV place could service an Escape except for what you call a small hole.

Depends on how large and visible it is and if a cosmetic finish is required. In some cases it might be better to take it to a fiberglass shop and have them do the repair.

Many owners have done small gelcoat repairs themselves as it's not all that uncommon for gelcoat to end up with a few chips to repair.

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Thanks everybody. I"ll try Chris up in Duncan, and maybe a boat shop for the fibreglass repair.
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