knotnook at traverse.com
Fri Jul 19 14:42:44 EDT 2002
The letter describes "Safety Recall LM" as "Replace Rear Speaker
Amplifiers" and explains that "It is possible that an electrolytic
capacitor in one of the rear speaker amplif9iers could leak electrolyte,
which could cause overheating and result in a fire." It says Audi has
supplied dealers with new amplifiers and instructions on how to remove and
At 07:54 AM 07/18/2002 -0600, Brennig, Rakesh (CORP, GEAccess) wrote:
>At the end of June I called both AoA and the local dealer to inquire
>specifically about any known problems with the rear speakers. Of course
>neither group had the foggiest of what I was talking about.
>Suddenly, with the official word out both AoA and the local dealer are now
>aware, but I was not told what would be done. I called again and was told
>that recall is to the effect of inspecting the unit and replacing if
>defective. This would not be a blanket replacement of the unit. Is this
>possible? Can one simply replace a part (capacitor?) in the sealed unit?
>Or if the units seem good upon inspection what about 2 years from now? The
>dealer seemed puzzled by this whole recall and was not too descriptive.
>Since I did not get a copy of the letter, does it say more than what I was
>This is a great list - I would not have known of this issue otherwise.
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