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Offline adamsharif

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"Your vehicle is the subject of a service campaign"?!?!
« on: November 04, 2015, 09:08:45 am »
Morning all,

Got this text through and it's asking me to call a number to find out more, anyone know what this might be to do with? Bought it in January, so first service not due just yet; anyone else had this? Odd!

Thanks in advance

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    Offline adamsharif

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    Re: "Your vehicle is the subject of a service campaign"?!?!
    « Reply #1 on: November 04, 2015, 09:15:07 am »
    Ah right, now got an accompanying email:

    "5931 ABARTH 500 WITH MTA GEARBOX - GEARBOX CONTROL CABLE"

    Seems like a recall for some owners with MTA gearbox on their A500.

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    Re: "Your vehicle is the subject of a service campaign"?!?!
    « Reply #2 on: November 04, 2015, 11:58:30 am »
    Sounds like an expensive phone call scam. Call your local dealer and ask them, they should know about any recalls current.

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    Re: "Your vehicle is the subject of a service campaign"?!?!
    « Reply #3 on: November 04, 2015, 02:55:17 pm »
    Spoke to the dealer, apparently it's legitimate and so I need to book it in!

    It's free so fair enough, don't want the gearbox giving up on me!

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    Re: "Your vehicle is the subject of a service campaign"?!?!
    « Reply #4 on: November 04, 2015, 08:37:41 pm »
    Mine had a service recall for a wiring harness around the steering column. Two second job so it wasn't rubbing. Not sure if it's the same thing, let us know
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    Re: "Your vehicle is the subject of a service campaign"?!?!
    « Reply #5 on: November 14, 2015, 05:09:21 pm »
    For anyone who's interested, got a letter from Abarth through the post.

    Apparently the car needs a whole new gearbox because of some cable that's being recalled!

    Wondering if this has anything to do with the issues I've had lately, this thread:

    https://www.abarthforum.co.uk/500-abarth/gearbox-issues-mta/

    According to the letter from Abarth, the recall is to prevent issues with gear changes and selection.

    So yeah, if you've got a 2015 A500 with MTA gearbox, you will probably be getting a letter through soon!

     

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