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Old 04-30-2008, 04:41 AM   #1315
jpalamar
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Question I'm So Confused. . .

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Originally Posted by DaveT
Dave...

At some point one would expect a dealer operating under real-world time scarcity to fall back on the basic process described above: simply look it up and sell it.
Owning three (3) current model CAN-bus bikes, only the GS Adv ('07) has experienced a failure. The other two, NO.

Last fall, in anticipation of a long trip I purchase a spare ring. I have the ring and it's one of the discontinued models listed i.e. ending in 463.

You post(s) implied VIN specificity, but it's the same ring for all of my bikes. Also, does it make sense for me to talk to my dealer's parts manager and exchange out for the latest? Or, is my assertion that they are all failing, so what's the sense?
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