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Old 08-31-2012, 09:35 AM   #56
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Joined: Feb 2003
Location: Ashland, OR, USA
Oddometer: 2,204

Well, my stator bit the dust this past weekend at 45,509 miles. First sign was the ABS light flickering on and off while I was still about 100 miles from home, followed shortly thereafter by the loss of speedometer, tachometer, and the OBC display. I managed to make it to within a mile of my house, but when I pulled in the clutch at a stop light, the engine died and there was no way to restart it.

Got a Rick's stator on order. There's no way I'm paying US$900 for the BMW kit.

I can't change my vote now, but I'm now in the 40-60K failure camp.

I'm tryin' ta think, but nuttin' happens!
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