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Old 11-08-2014, 03:54 PM   #1
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Does anyone know where I can get the Suburban furnace repaired out of my '76? I'm just outside Kingston NY. About 100mi. North of NY City, on the Hudson River.
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Old 11-08-2014, 04:05 PM   #2
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Does anyone know where I can get the Suburban furnace repaired out of my '76? I'm just outside Kingston NY. About 100mi. North of NY City, on the Hudson River.
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I just checked the manufacturer's web site and this is the closest repair facility they listed:

Classic RV Repairs & Restoration
5 Sybil Court Suite B
Holmes NY, 12531
845-319-6007

Here is another closer to Albany:




Happy Kamper Mobile RV Repair
2059 State Route 95
Schodack Landing NY, 12156
518-755-0037

Good luck!
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Old 11-08-2014, 04:25 PM   #3
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Does anyone know where I can get the Suburban furnace repaired out of my '76? I'm just outside Kingston NY. About 100mi. North of NY City, on the Hudson River.
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You're NOT going top like this, but a 38 year old furnace should be SCRAPPED AND NOT REPAIRED !! It really doesn't matter what type of repair is needed. Old furnaces have a very high potential to either leak LP or carbon monoxide into the trailer due to internal corrosion and/or parts break downs.

This is exactly what I would tell to a potential customer in the same situation. I would be very surprised if you can even find anyone who wants to accept the responsibility (read LIABILITY) of working on a furnace that old.

Sorry, but that is my professional opinion..... Just what DO you consider your life worth???
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Old 11-08-2014, 05:10 PM   #4
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The furnace on out '83 needed repair. When I started into it I came across a bunch of rusted screws and other parts. I figured the rest of the unit could not be far behind so got a new one. Works great with no worries.


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Thanks for your comments. I purchased the furnace new 4 years ago and have had it repaired three times. I use the 31' as a woodshop and apparently the wood dust fouls things up. When I get this fixed I'll put it in the 21' which has no furnace in it now.
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Thanks for your comments. I purchased the furnace new 4 years ago and have had it repaired three times. I use the 31' as a woodshop and apparently the wood dust fouls things up. When I get this fixed I'll put it in the 21' which has no furnace in it now.
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AHHHHH! The plot thickens!!

That is a completely different scenario! Yes. the wood dust coming back thru the intake will definitely lodge in the blower cage and foul up the works. You might consider using a pre-filter Like those used on residential air conditioner systems on the intake plenum after you have it cleaned and repaired and change it often.
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