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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Broke Down

 

Can you believe it?


We got a late morning start on Monday.  The winds were really howling so I waited a bit before hitting the road.  Driving along the windshield was all spotty from the poorly done job of cleaning it I did.  I’m not dealing with this anymore and I pulled off the road to clean it better.  I left the motor running.  Now with a clean windshield I got back in and put the truck into gear and no go.  Now what!!  I turned off the motor, sat there unbelievingly and started the motor.  It moved.  What to do?  I turned around, started back and then again no more moving.  I pulled off into a park and ride and there we sat for five hours waiting on the tow truck.  All of this only eighteen miles from the house and in that I can say is the lucky part of this.  Better here than hundreds of miles out in the desert.

More to come when I know more.

6 comments:

  1. Ugh. We have a saying--When you're eatin' it, you get a big plate. Hang in there.

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  2. NOOOO! And after the Mercedes people had given it a clean bill of health. Well, look on the bright side, at least you were somewhere that help was available, could have been worse.

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  3. O dear that is not good, at least you were not far from home

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  4. Thank goodness for that spotty windshield,had it been clean who knows how far from home you would have been before breaking down! -Mary

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  5. OMG! I hope it is a quick fix!

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  6. Hey, I know of a Class B RV I can trade ya for. New engine ;)

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