Re: [DML] Re: No spare?
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Re: [DML] Re: No spare?

On-Star is a great thing except when it doesn't work... It's a cellphone and 
not a sat-phone and because of that there are places where you push the 
button and nothing happens. Correct me if I'm wrong.
Yes, one can say that this is an extreme situation and it doesn't happen 
very often but it might happen. Murphy's law states that it will happen at 
the worst time and in the worst place.
What do you do if you get a flat, your cell has no reception, the On-Star 
button just beeps when you press it and you don't have a spare?? Or an 
extinguisher?? If it's just a flat tire you wait for the cavalry to arrive 
but when your car catches fire?? A simple short in the wiring might turn 
into an inferno consuming the entire car faster that you can imagine... And 
it doesn't matter if your car is well maintained or not. These things do 
happen... things go wrong.

I still prefer the good old spare tire and an extinguisher in every car I 

Greetings from Poland!
Tom Niemczewski
Vin 6149 plus 2418, 3633, 5030, 16473, 17086
Google earth: 52°25'17.66"N, 21° 1'58.40"E

Sent: Friday, July 26, 2013 3:46 PM
To: <dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [DML] Re: No spare?

> My new Yukon does not have a spare. The dealer told it has On-Star! Only 
> if you pay for it after the teaser, free time. Besides getting a little 
> extra space it saves some weight and the automaker some money.
> David Teitelbaum


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