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Old 03-24-2005, 01:37   #1 (permalink)
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My new territory is in the workshop getting a tinting problem fixed and dealer said it was fixed but they were going keep car a bit longer to replace drive shaft which is being recalled...he only left message on my phone so don't know what its all about...anyone else know?
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Old 03-24-2005, 02:15   #2 (permalink)
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Not accurate. Believe recalls must be published in newspapers and I havent seen anything. He might be talking about a technical bulletin for service departments - recommended vehicle updates that are done during normal servicing.
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Old 03-24-2005, 03:21   #3 (permalink)
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got me buggered then... they said something about drive shaft had come in so they would fit it before i could pick up vehilce...stupidly i erased the message so can't check exact details....
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also my car has only 700 k's on it..?
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My car sat at Broadmeadows for 3 weeks with the drive shaft recall, got sent out on a truck and brought back to the plant. built feb registered next wednesday
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Apparently it only affects the ghia......strange.......
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Apparently it only affects the ghia......strange.......
I have a Dec 04 Ghia does any one know what the symptoms are ? Mine seems to have a whine and chatter.

I am taking it to the dealer tomorrow.

Will keep you posted.

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Old 03-29-2005, 22:44   #8 (permalink)
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Extra weight of the Ghia doing things maybe?
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Old 03-30-2005, 03:01   #9 (permalink)
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spoke to the dealer today something about a bad batch of drive shafts at factory, apparently they were doing ghia's when bad shafts were fitted.. my car was built around the 15th-20th feb....sorry i cant be more helpful...
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I have a Dec 04 Ghia, and everything (except the parts that are supposed to make a noise) are silent. I have had no problems with 7,000Kms on her, and it goes fine. This 'recall' is it for Rear Wheel Drive models or AWD models? I have the AWD, and frequently drive the car under HARD acceleration, and everything feels fine. My car may have missed the cut off although.
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