[A4] recall letter

Rocky Mullin caliban at sharon.net
Sun Dec 5 07:51:41 EST 2004

	put the old parts back in and have them replace them with new ones :)

At 5:19 AM -0500 12/5/04, Richard Hurt wrote:
>Well, I received a letter on my 98.5 A4 also, but I'm not very happy.
>It says that if I have already replaced the components myself then I
>am SOL.  Of course I did the work myself over the summer because it
>was causing such bad tire wear that I had too!  And I can't afford to
>let the stealership replace them; they wanted almost as much for 1
>control arm than I purchased the WHOLE replacement package with!
>If they would have sent me the recall 6 months ago, I would be a happy
>camper right now.  But as it sits, I just had to eat $600 and a full
>Saturday wrestling with my suspension.
>Do you think that I could get some of the money back with this recall?
>  I have my old parts :) so I could prove that they were worn and
>needed replacing.  I also have the receipt from where I purchased the
>replacement kit.  The recall states that you have to have the parts
>replaced by either an Audi dealer or a professional shop.  Well my Dad
>*is* a professional mechanic (retired after 30 years) but we did it in
>the driveway.  I would be happy to get $500 back.  Do you think I
>could Good Will the money?  Did anyone else already replace the parts
>out of necessity?
>Maybe we could write in stating our case.  Yea, I know, Audi couldn't
>care less about us now.  They have our money...  :(
>   Richard
>On Sat, 04 Dec 2004 16:10:58 -0800, Brian J White <brian at bjwhite.net> wrote:
>>  You received a recall notice with a 2000 A4?
>>  At 15:48 2004-12-04, JeffR wrote:
>>  >Well today i recieved my recall notice also...gonna call the local audi
>>  >shop here on monday.
>>  >
>>  >anyone else know anymore then what was said in the letter?
>>  >
>>  >'00 A4 1.8t
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