[200q20v] 200q20v bose-os

Phil Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Sat Dec 8 19:22:58 EST 2001

At 3:48 PM -0800 12/8/01, Derek Pulvino wrote:
>Thanks Phil,  I'll call.  Sounds like a "fun challenge."  I was
>talking to somebody about this recall and he had mentioned that the
>Audi/Bose sytem was also in the V8, as well as offered as an upgrade
>to other 100/200's.  Anybody know about this.
>If this is the case, our assumption on a somewhat limited number of
>affected cars would seem to be in error; slightly conservative.  At
>least my knowledge that is.
>Derek P

Actually the Audi (NHTSA) recall notice mentions 4300 potentially
affected cars, so it's safe to assume that V8 and other models are
also involved. If Audi didn't just pull that number out of their
tailpipes, then surely a bunch of upgraded 100s would be needed to
get the figure that high.


>Message: 3
>Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2001 17:30:41 -0500
>To: Brett Dikeman <pjrose at frontiernet.net>
>From: Phil Rose <pjrose at frontiernet.net>
>Subject: Re: [200q20v] 200q20v bose-os
>Cc: <200q20v at audifans.com>, <quattro at audifans.com>
>At 4:58 PM -0500 12/7/01, Brett Dikeman wrote:
>>So, I suppose Audi's "recall" is going to involve us all running out and
>>buying reman units that are just as defective as the originals?
>Oh c'mon now Brett. They may be stupid, but why assume they're
>complete idiots?
>>  Audi's
>>been rather silent on the whole thing, and its been what, two months since
>>NHSTA's announcement?  I have yet to get a letter/call.
>After sitting on significant data for something like 2-3 yrs, I guess
>Audi lawyer/accountants have calculated that a few more weeks or
>months won't hurt--unless it's _your_ car and/or home goes up in
>flames in the meantime. Has any lister actually contacted AoA (aside
>from dealer contacts) since the recall notice to determine what the
>delay will be (and why)? I think we all should start making calls to
>Customer Relations, since Audi just might be waiting to see some
>significant "demand" start to develop before they commit money to
>produce an improved amplifier board or replacement speaker.
>Here's the AoA Customer Relations phone number:
>Phil Rose				Rochester, NY
>'91 200q	(130 kmiles, Lago blue)
>'91 200q   (57 kmiles, Tornado red)
>	mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net
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Phil Rose				Rochester, NY
'91 200q	(130 kmiles, Lago blue)
'91 200q   (57 kmiles, Tornado red)
	mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net

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