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My Red wolfed Punto - 75K Kms completed

Discussion in 'Punto 1.3 MJD' started by Ravi, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. shams

    shams Esperto

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    Hi Ravi, getting it serviced in vecto? how will you come for the Caffe inauguration which is on the same day? :)
  2. Ravi

    Ravi Staff Member Janitor

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    Is it confirmed about caffe opening on 11th?
    Service is confirmed, I would try to come some other way to Caffe.:)
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  3. Ravi

    Ravi Staff Member Janitor

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    Servicing done last weekend, at Vecto Motors.


    Mr Sudhindra was the SA (seems he is only one for paid servicing).
    Initial experience was all good, have been told that all issues are resolved. Came back happily.


    The main issues were -
    - Front suspension noise
    - Clutch making squicking sound while releasing
    - Small "Kat" sound while moving steering one side


    Other were, minor things, like rear bumper needed fix, ciggy lighter LED ring was not working, driver side central locking was not working properly.


    Now after driving couple of days, all minor issues are fixed properly, but unfortunately, the above 3 bigger (still minor) issues are still present.
    Need to visit them again, after driving couple of weeks.


    Here is the bill.
    Bumper fix, ~1K, brake pad check ~500+, consumables - 150.... these charges are huge. I would have been happy, if all issues were taken care of properly.

    Total cost - Rs. 12464.

    vecto_service.jpg
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  4. shams

    shams Esperto

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    you didnt ask what they did to fix the suspension noise to have charged 1000 Rs for it. from symptoms it looks like its a loose/gone link rod
  5. Ravi

    Ravi Staff Member Janitor

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    I will ask now :).
    It is not linked rod issue, that normally create noise if you move steering.

    The noise has reduced, but not gone completely.
  6. Ganges

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    Ravi,

    Rear bumper fix :- 850 Rupees ? is it standard charge ?

    what happened to your bumper ?

    my rear bumper was hit by santro got misalignment slightly.
  7. Ravi

    Ravi Staff Member Janitor

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    Same, it was mis-aligned by some hit, long time back.
    I was surprised to see the charge and they confirmed, this is the labor charge for removing and fixing rear bumper.
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  8. Ganges

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    i need to fight for this :) will confirm first the labour charge then only with TASS or will try outside.

    Also having another problem of Engine guard,recently found some sound whenever the car goes over speed bumps or bad patch the culprit was the engine guard,the bolt got broken and the screw part ir remained in the hole and now TASS wants to drill it and remove the broken screw and fix it,for this TASS will call an technician from outside,may be this also will be a bomb to pocket.

    My rear right window glass motor got damaged,need to concern with Kawa auto.any idea about the cost of new motor ?
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  9. Ravi

    Ravi Staff Member Janitor

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    I would not suggest to take these electric items (motors) from outside.
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  10. shams

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    since this is an internal part i expect it to be replaced under warranty!

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