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Loss of Speed & Mileage

Discussion in 'Technical' started by mhitesh, Jul 11, 2014.

  1. mhitesh

    mhitesh Amatore

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    Airoli, Navi Mumbai
    Airoli, Navi Mumbai
    Grande Punto 1.4
    Hello All,

    I recently got my Punto serviced, however a few days after the service I have seen that the average has dropped. I earlier used to easily get around 11Kmpl, but now it has dropped to 9.5Kmpl. I can feel that the brakes are a bit tight and have become a bit noisy (some cranky sound) and also at speeds of above 80, I can feel that the car is a bit twitchy. During the last service due to power failure issues no wheel balancing and alignment was done, however brake settings were changed.
    Also I get a feeling that the pickup is not so good specially at the 2nd gear, and when I release the accelerator speed is lost quickly.

    Should I get the wheel alignment checked and done at some local center, rather than taking it to a service center and also get the break settings adjusted.

    Kindly Suggest
  2. Ravi

    Ravi Staff Member Janitor

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    6,001
    Bangalore
    Grande Punto 1.3
    I think yes, get wheels checked. If all these things comes out correct and you still feel issues, then you have to visit service center.
  3. mhitesh

    mhitesh Amatore

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    158
    Airoli, Navi Mumbai
    Airoli, Navi Mumbai
    Grande Punto 1.4
    Thanks, I will get it checked. Will post further after the analysis
  4. asimpleson

    asimpleson Esperto

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    3,000
    Heptanesia
    Linea 1.3
    Check the brakes and wheel bearings, also check the car on examiner for any other issues or errors.

    Also try changing fuel bunks. I have good experience with HP and normally stick to one bunk as much as possible.
  5. bhai

    bhai Esperto

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    1,183
    Ahmednagar
    Grande Punto 1.3 90 HP
    From Maruti 800 upto todays modern cars brakes are self-adjustable. There is no adjustment/setting of brakes.

    Brake settings was in old age Premier Padmini,Ambi etc.

    Check brake calipers. If calipers are holding brakes replace it.
  6. speedJet

    speedJet Superiore

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    856
    Gurgaon
    Were all fluids/oils replaced as part of your service? If yes, please check your service receipt and confirm if replaced fluids are as per recommendation in the owner's manual

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