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post #5 of (permalink) Old 08-27-2014, 03:35 AM
william
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RE: My first 'Danger' warning sign.

I think I was probably the first to have the DANGER - ELECTRIC MOTOR FAILURE sign come up - as I was driving along. I had just gone up a steep hill and was cruising down the village main street when it happened. The motor was certainly still working. More alarmingly when I braked (dust cart blocking the road dead ahead so i coldn't cruise to a halt) the car actually accelerated sharply! Having got it stopped and having aged quite a few years the car was carried off to MK where, weeks later they wanted me to collect it as it was "ready" - i.e. they had not been able to reproduce the fault so expected me to carry on test driving it to see if I could survive another incident! That's when I rejected the car and demanded a replacement.
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