[V8] Recall Fun
kneale at coslink.net
Fri May 5 15:48:59 EDT 2006
Well, they know I'm not buying an A8. Probably not even an old A6 (except
I did drive a used twin-turbo Allroad that my wife most likely would enjoy
as a replacement for her V8--we've been looking for a wagon-type for long
At 07:27 PM 5/5/2006 +0000, William Gutierrez wrote:
>Apparently, not all customers are treated equally. My brother's 2006 A6
>went in the shop for a few days and they lent him a 2006 A8. Very nice car
>by the way. A significant step above my 2002 A8L.
>>From: "urq" <urq at pacbell.net>
>>To: <v8 at audifans.com>
>>Subject: Re: [V8] Recall Fun
>>Date: Thu, 4 May 2006 23:42:06 -0700
>>deja vu all over again! ... sounds like Audi hasn't learned much in the
>>couple years since I got #344 done ... ;-(
>>... as I recall we got a Taurus from Enterprise ...
>>San Jose, CA (USA)
>> > The local Audi dealership took the center console of our V8 #1 apart to
>> > replace the airbag control module under AOA recall. They report (I
>> > see it) that the airbag light fails to go out with the new module in
>> > place.
>> > So they took the center console all apart again and, in addition, took
>> > the dash cover and half the dash to see if there was some compromise in
>> > the
>> > wiring. Finally decided between them and the service rep at AOA that
>> > need another or a different module and so we're waiting for more parts.
>> > So AOA rented us a little truck from the local Thrifty Rent-A-Car to run
>> > around in until they get it back together. They wouldn't let me borrow
>> > car off the used car lot I'd been looking at.
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