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What is a BSM Fault? What is going bad?

Discussion in 'Roadster 2008-2012' started by TOBASH, May 1, 2020.

  1. DeedWest

    DeedWest 2008 VP & 2011 2.5 Sport

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    Thanks for info, Mark! Do you know if GS is planning to offer completed upgraded units for sale with a core return? It would be nice to receive one, then ship our OEM controller back within a short window. That would limit the time our cars are inoperative, especially for those of us that daily drive the Roadster.
     
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  2. Perrin21

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    I'm not them, you would be best to direct your question to GS directly. However here's my take. I think the issue is finding cases and connectors so for them it's easier to just do a board swap and recycle the original parts. If you wanted to do the board swap yourself (soldering required) then I'm sure they would supply you the board but I wouldn't expect a warranty if you did that. It's easier to just take it out and send it off.
     
  3. KJA2001

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    Is the main problem here water ingress into the controller only or does it often fail by other means? What I am getting at, is whether it is worth trying to improve the water resistance of the existing unit?
     
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