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CX problem #743969
08/06/22 12:38 PM
08/06/22 12:38 PM
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Staffordshire
IvorMog Offline OP
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A rather worrying announcement on the MSCC website about a problem with Plus Four and Plus Six cars advising that owners stop driving them until they are checked and rectified.

See link.CX issue.


Bob

2009 Black Roadster
1999 4/4 2 litre Zetec
Re: CX problem [Re: IvorMog] #744003
08/06/22 03:37 PM
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But still nothing on the MMC website


JohnV6
2014 Brooklands Edition Roadster "Brookland's Belle" #5 of 50
Re: CX problem [Re: IvorMog] #744006
08/06/22 03:41 PM
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There is an ongoing thread about this in the CX forum: Safety Recall - Brakes


1980 Morgan 4/4 4-seater
1932 Austin 7 Chummy
Re: CX problem [Re: IvorMog] #744008
08/06/22 03:47 PM
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Yes I know. We centre secs we asked to share the email on that post which I have done but it is odd MMC don't have anything on their website.


JohnV6
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Re: CX problem [Re: IvorMog] #744023
08/06/22 05:43 PM
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One member off AngleMog has confimed this is real. A sad day for MMC & CX owners


JohnV6
2014 Brooklands Edition Roadster "Brookland's Belle" #5 of 50
Re: CX problem [Re: IvorMog] #744080
09/06/22 06:46 AM
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Not a hoax and has been confirmed to me via the factory and MSCC Chair, all of FolkMog CX owners notified, hopefully owners get their cars fixed asap and do not miss out on holidays and events.

Last edited by BuyBritish; 09/06/22 06:48 AM.

Rob Davies
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Morgan Series 1 1947
Morgan +4 1956 TR4
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Re: CX problem [Re: IvorMog] #744102
09/06/22 08:57 AM
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Dealers are contacting buyers. This should cover all cars but any sold on would be more difficult to trace. DVLA can usually be used as they would have new keeper details. Probably only a very small number of such owners.
With upcoming big events and summer trips it is not good news for owners.
I wonder if the dealers dropped by MMC might be tempted back to help remedial work. It would certainly help speed up the process.
Recalls are not unknown for any manufacturer. Usually due to parts supplier problems.
I remember when in the steel industry we had to recall a batch of steel for Ford Escort drive shafts. Routine checks discovered mild steel instead of the correct grade. Luckily the stocks at Ford hadn’t been used so no cars built with it. We discovered the problem and alerted Ford. All suspect stock returned. We tested it all and removed any wrong grade parts.
It did result in a visit from Ford QA and increased checks for a while.

Last edited by sospan; 09/06/22 09:06 AM.

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Re: CX problem [Re: sospan] #744294
11/06/22 05:36 PM
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Originally Posted by sospan
DVLA can usually be used as they would have new keeper details.

Good luck with contacting them. I'm still waiting for my licence back after 5 months!!


Best Regards
Lang may yer lum reek
Re: CX problem [Re: BobtheTrain] #744351
12/06/22 08:47 AM
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Originally Posted by BobtheTrain
Originally Posted by sospan
DVLA can usually be used as they would have new keeper details.

Good luck with contacting them. I'm still waiting for my licence back after 5 months!!


Bob try phoning them, I did and got it back 3 days later. I did a change of address on line and something wasn't quite right they just shelved it !!! The guy on the phone fixed straight away.


Keith
2013 narrow bodied + 4 Ruby.
Re: CX problem [Re: IvorMog] #744354
12/06/22 10:01 AM
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I have phoned them several times and got the "We are very busy" message and then disconnection. Can I ask when you did this? Fairly recently? Cheers.


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Lang may yer lum reek
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