[200q20v] RE: [V8] RE: Bose recall
ekellock at NxTrend.com
Tue Jan 15 13:33:43 EST 2002
I agree wholeheartedly with your final comment. Fix it and drive.
Just because it would be for a recall instead of service funded by my
wallet, I'd feel no more at ease taking my car to a dealer.
FYI, the person on the ABC morning show about the exploding minivan was a
middle-aged white male.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Serafin, Tom (TS - Bellwood) [SMTP:TSerafin at ats.bwauto.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2002 12:58 PM
> To: 'Ed Kellock'; v8 at audifans.com; quattro at audifans.com;
> '200q20v at audifans.com'
> Subject: RE: [V8] RE: Bose recall
> The vast majority of us are middle aged white males. Do you think any
> outlet would consider this a story when they can get semi-attractive
> moms to cry on TV? Throw kids into it and you've got a Lifetime movie on
> your hands.
> Life is too short to worry about this. Fix your car and drive it!
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ed Kellock [SMTP:ekellock at nxtrend.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2002 9:59 AM
> > To: v8 at audifans.com; quattro at audifans.com; '200q20v at audifans.com'
> > Subject: [V8] RE: Bose recall
> > Watched ABC this morning. They had a piece on about Chrysler
> > minivans. An actual owner who was leaning down to inspect
> > the puddle of gas that had collected under it was interviewed.
> > The van/gas chose that moment to ignite. He ended up twenty
> > feet away on fire.
> > Chrysler has drug their feet since fall 2000. They're just now going
> > to issue a recall "in a matter of weeks". This with only 25 known
> > fires and 135 known cases of leaks. Those are pretty darn small
> > numbers, but this is a very serious scenario.
> > All this with a line of minivans of which there seems to be
> > millions on the road and the main purpose of which is to
> > carry multiple people, usually children (arguably), which in
> > effect subjects two to three times as many people to this danger.
> > I wonder if we could get some similar exposure? Anyone know
> > anybody at ABC? Their bleeding hearts would likely gush at
> > another story of vehicle fires.
> > But if Chrysler can avoid the radar for so long, do we have any
> > chance of ever seeing any pressure exerted on Audi?
> > > >----- Original Message -----
> > > >From: "John Dodd" <john.dodd at sait.ab.ca>
> > > >To: <v8 at audifans.com>
> > > >Sent: Sunday, January 13, 2002 7:54 PM
> > > >Subject: [V8] recall
> > > >
> > > >> Just a reminder that Audi has issued a recall for the
> > > >> 100,200,v8 regarding possible fires in the rear speakers(?)
> > > >> John
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