Manufacturing issue on 2700 cars. Not a design issue. No financial impact as the problem will be taken care of by the vendor.
My install was $350. No charging unit necessary. It is built in the car.
January 2012. Look it up.
The stock was around $30.
They did not expect the rocket to survive on this trip. The rocket did not have enough fuel to return and land due to the large payload and high orbit. They just went through the motions to acquire data.