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Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 14:24:29 +0000
From: Eeyore <>
Subject: Re: DI cassette failures

Colin Stamp wrote: > On Sun, 17 Dec 2006 12:08:25 -0800, Greg Farris <> > wrote: > > >Follow-up on the earlier thread : > >How many here have already had this happen? > >It is widely rumored that this part fails often, and owners are reminded > >to carry a spare, as replacement is simple, and failures are common. > > > >Yet I have never seen one fail. > >I'm assuming the rumors have at least some factual basis, even if they > >may be exaggerated, so how many have seen thyese things fail? > > > >Does anyone know the typical explanation or failure scenario? > > > > Although I started the earlier thread after having mine changed, I'm > not convinced there was ever anything wrong with it. I noticed the > engine warning light on as I drive away from my Saab dealer who'd just > done some checks on the car. When I took it back, they said it was a > DI cassette fault but it was no problem because they could change it > under the recall notice. It seems an awfully big coincidence to me. If > I had to guess, I'd say they left a connector off first time, and made > up the DI story to cover the mistake... If it was the DI - the car would have stopped. Graham

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