A great big thank you to Marti! I got distracted in the week and was remiss in expressing my gratitude! That worked! That worked because....the radio got messed up when my husband tried to jump-start his truck.
I have a new problem...or at least I'm looking for opinions. We have a really bad time with tires on this car. I'm not looking to go 140 mph with my hair on fire anymore because we don't live in Europe where I could. Now, I generally keep it under 90 mph, tops, except in RARE, RARE instances....well, you know what sort of instances I'm talking about. The same ones that goad us to climb Everest, but I digress. Could the good owners of 540is please tell us what has been a safe, quiet, reliable, dependable tire for you? We've eliminated Bridgestones from consideration because of 2, now, catastrophic blow-outs. Only one of which was attributed to workmanship and warranted. My husband just experienced the second...so we'll see if it was road hazard or another bad, bad tire. Texas is hard on tires...what with the heat and all. But Bridgestone lovers need not apply. I'm really hoping for something that won't give me sticker shock too...pie in the sky?