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It certainly would be best to hire a local lawyer to assist you given that he/she would understand the legal process better and be in a position to help you navigate through it better that you may be able to do on your own. That said, you can pursue this matter on your own and try to get the result you're looking for.
The first thing you'd need to do is file a grievance with the association and ask for a hearing at the next board meeting....at that meeting, you can inform the board that the association covered this repair and attempted to correct it over the years.....but that the repairs have not worked. Thus, based on the previous agreement to cover the repair, the association should continue it's attempts to remedy this problem.
If the issue can be handled through the administrative process within the association, you could do it without a lawyer.....but if the association refuses your request, the only option at that point would be to file suit to hold the association responsible..... if it comes to that, you should consult an attorney about representing you as most will agree to payment arrangements and not demand payment in full up front.