Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 11:27:26 GMT
From: johannes <johsnospamspamzefitter.com>
Subject: Re: DI cassette failures


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? > > Thanks, > GF Harsh environment of heat and vibration on top of engine. I replaced mine at 60k miles and opened it up. One coil had burned out. Once the wire insulation weakens, the vibrations will do the rest. The replacement DI is still OK, now on 128k miles.

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