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Old 12-06-2017, 11:01 PM   #1
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Buying 1999 Cutter ...w problems advice needed

Hi my daughter and I Put a deposit at Mt Comfort in Indiana on a 99 Cutter 34 that's getting inspected tomorrow..parking brake not working..smell exhaust in cabin while driving...leak under bathroom sink..mold..could it be hot water heater issues?..any advice on this model / year?

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Old 12-07-2017, 12:34 PM   #2
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On any RV that age it’s reasonable to expect to have to replace all the appliances.

Water intrusion is the big problem. A moisture meter and strong flashlight good tools. Ck around toilet and front door as well.

Rotted floors can be repaired, but it gets expensive in a hurry unless DIY.

Mohos are a good deal more expensive to own and operate than a tow vehicle and travel trailer. It’s msinly labor as access is more difficult. With that understood, be patient. Keep records. Ask for recommendations of service shops or mobile techs.
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Gas or diesel?

If gas the 454 engine is common to blow exhaust manifold gaskets. If not that a general exhaust leak.

Like above said take a flashlight and ice pick to inspect the floor around an area you suspect a water leak.

The emergency brake is likely just a rust issue of the cable. Inspect from below while someone applies the brake.
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Yes it is gas..thanks I will confirm that.
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