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Discussion in 'Punto 1.3 MJD 90 HP' started by vigneshrace, Jul 22, 2014.

  1. DRIV3R

    DRIV3R Esperto

    Yes, fuel filter needs to be changed.
    At 15k kms.

    Also, you have been given a BS reply for the diesel leak. Diesel does not flow to the turbo or turbo valve at all.

    Given that you lost a tankful within 15 mins, am sure that it was something the service guys left unattended or even caused it.
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  2. vigneshrace

    vigneshrace Amatore

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    RDC motors gave me a compensation of 1000 INR for the fuel leakage!


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  3. pabhishek

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    That was good on their part; the bare minimum which they can do.
  4. GP_Freak

    GP_Freak Amatore

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    Atleast that's a consolation. Any idea from where the fuel leaked ? Did the fuel leak even after you switched off the engine ? is it by any chance from the Fuel filter ?
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  5. vigneshrace

    vigneshrace Amatore

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    After switching off the engine, fuel stopped leakage!!

    I think fuel leaked somewhere near the fuel filter!
  6. vigneshrace

    vigneshrace Amatore

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    Completed 20k Kms in a span of less than 8 months yesterday!

    I am extremely happy with my FIAT!!

    Today did wheel alignment for 300 rs and fixed 2 minor punctures in my Goodyear Duaraplus tyres for 300Rs! 8u9ara2y.jpg
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2014
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  7. shreyasK

    shreyasK Timido

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    My Punto had a similar issue. When I turned on the engine some times there is a lot of diesel smell. During the monsoon check up drive in pune at pandit auto bavdhan. The guy doing the checkup of my car found this. Actually the fuel return pipe was slightly damaged. So when engine is turned on. The diesel sprinkled through the damaged pipe. The damage was not big enough to empty the tank in 15 min.
    Anyway they replaced the fuel return pipe free of cost.

    Mod Note: Kindly do not post like this.... Please refer to the TFI rules - http://teamfiat.com/threads/tfi-rules.9288/
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  8. vigneshrace

    vigneshrace Amatore

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    New addition to my machine is shown in the pic !!

    My machine undergone a minor accident last month and have spent around 7k (Actually 14k covered in insurance out of 21k).Build quality is awesome!

    Covered 28k Kms in just less than an year!

    15 more days to enjoy for the 1 year happy anniversary
  9. vigneshrace

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    Adding the pics!


    Mods merge it with my previois post!
  10. ghodlur

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    Surprised to know that you had to pay from your pocket for Insurance. Did you opt for voluntary contribution for the Insurance payment.? Again surprised that you didnt have zero depreciation add on in which case the only contribution from you would have been Rs 1K.

    Congratulations on covering 28K in less than a year. Happy many more mile crunching and drive safely.

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