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Re: Millenium Compliance

actually it could be a problem as the chips embedded in many parts of your
car have the capability to carry a date stamp.  Even if this option is not
used the chip could malfunction due to y2k problems.  Of course old cars
like mine shouldn't be a problem

Jeremiah Curry
'84 Coupe GT
-----Original Message-----
From: Eyvind Spangen <eyvind.spangen@c2i.net>
To: Iain Atkinson (ETL) <iain.atkinson@etl.ericsson.se>
Cc: quattro@audifans.com <quattro@audifans.com>
Date: Tuesday, June 01, 1999 12:11 PM
Subject: Re: Millenium Compliance

>On Tue, 01 Jun 1999 15:44:39 +0200, you wrote:
>>Ok Q heads,
>>Anyone got any thoughts on the Y2K issue for us people running older cars
or even newer ones for that matter. It seems to me in the UK that the
automotive industry is keeping rather quiet on the millenium compliance of
it's products. Who's to say that we don't jump in for a spin in our pride
and joy's on Jan 1st when the hangover's gone to find the thing won't start.
Does anyone out there have any info on this or know of a way of testing a
car for compliance? Look forward to hearing from someone!!!
>I don't think cars will have a problem with it. The only place a car
>might know the date, is if it's got a clock which shows date. The
>"clock" used in cars just counts like "point-point-point" and so on,
>and will not be affected by the Y2K issue..