Join Date: Oct 2012
County: Australian Capital Territory
You’re right, not many multiair failures there. It’s a neat system but at the end of the day it’s just a few plungers and a set of solenoids. Nothing too fancy there!! It’s genius is all in the computer software.
What kills it is oil starvation and dirty oil. Such as you get with the insane oil change intervals done in Europe. 30000kms...? Madness. Here in Oz they’re 15000 and that’s too much imo - I change it every 7500kms while under warranty and getting the book stamped every 15000 and I “might” bump that to 10000 afterward. But only 3.8 litres in a highly strung unit with the dump pipe right next to the sump... Hard on oil...
In the US, no one runs oil this long.