Toyotas and tin whiskers

Chip Fetrow tacos at
Thu Feb 2 21:33:36 CST 2012

I don't believe he wants the government to replace it for him, he  
wants Toyota to replace it for him.

I'm not sure that is totally unreasonable.  Tin whiskers should not  
occur.  Then again, I am not happy with all the RoS stuff anyway.


On Feb 2, 2012, at 1:00 PM, tacos-request at wrote:

> Message: 3
> Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2012 00:44:00 -0500
> From: Mark Whittington <markwhi at>
> To: wb5mmb <wb5mmb at>
> Cc: tacos at
> Subject: Re: Toyotas and tin whiskers
> Pretty interesting presentation aside, you've got to love the  
> mindset of
> the person who complained to NHTSA.  Vehicle almost 7 years old,  
> 81,000
> miles on it, and they don't think they should have to pay to replace a
> failed part and wants the government to fix it for them.

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