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Old 8th July 2016, 15:53   #601
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^^ Last Wednesday I too faced issues with the Left Road Force machine(the one on which there is a wheel lift assist available). Spindle encoder errors repeatedly came and staff switched to the right side machine. Printer is attached to both machines.

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Old 29th July 2016, 14:37   #602
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Went to Madhus yesterday for changing tyres of my Etios (48K kms run). Chose Yokohama Earth1 185/60/R15 as the new set. Overall happy with the service provided.

After tyre change, steering feels a bit lighter than earlier.
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Visited Madhus recently for the Dzire's Wheel alignment, Balancing and Rotation.
It was a weekday but did take an appointment on phone. Heavy traffic during school hours ensured I reached 20 minutes late and there were lots of vehicles.

Had the alignment work completed first, then the balancing and rotation. Also found a tiny nail in one of the tyres that was causing an air leak so had the puncture fixed as well. Despite the crowd, the work was done very well by the experienced staff

Bumped into Nikhil who was busy with some meetings but we managed to catch up with a quick 5 minute chat
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Quick in and out at Madhu's. Excellent service and with a smile. :-)

Paisa vasool EVEN after you factor in the terrible traffic due to ongoing flyover renovation.
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I dropped in at Madhus yesterday for a routine alignment check. The car was pulling slightly to the left and it was corrected. Its always nice to see all values in green

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Kudos to the team for an effortless experience!
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Nikhil, by any chance are you guys open tomorrow?
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My XUV500 crossed 12000 kms. Wheels were supposed to be balanced and aligned at 10,000 kms, but since I crossed that mark in the middle of a roadtrip, I decided to get it done upon my return to Bangalore.

Decided to try Madhu's basis this thread. Went there on Saturday (5th Nov). Reached there at 3.00 pm and was out by 4.30 pm. Given the rush, and the fact that I went there without appointment, quite happy with the turn around time.

Staff was courteous, and took pains to explain what they were doing. Interestingly , the roadforce machine threw an error for one of the tires. Apparently it was not properly fixed to the rim! The tire pressure in 2-3 of the wheels was in excess by 3 psi. Not sure if it was machine @ petrol pump (Shell JP Nagar), or due to the fact that I had driven 8- 10 kms in the afternoon to get to Madhus.

Since my main wheels were alloys, and spare was a steel wheel, went in for the 4 wheel rotation. While the user manual says that the front wheels have to be moved to the rear in a crossed fashion- i.e. front left tire to be placed on rear right, the machine recommended a straight swap- i.e. front left tire to be placed on rear left. The staff member proceeded as per the machine's recommendation. I hope that it is fine to override the user manual.

I was apprehensive that the TPMS would have to undergo re-learning, and was not sure if the staff knew how to do that- cant blame them though, with so many different car models that they have to deal with. They did tell me that as per their experience, nothing would have to be done for the TPMS and so far, the TPMS on my car seems to be behaving well.

All in all, it was a nice experience and am inclined to continue with them for the foreseeable future.
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I was apprehensive that the TPMS would have to undergo re-learning, and was not sure if the staff knew how to do that- cant blame them though, with so many different car models that they have to deal with. They did tell me that as per their experience, nothing would have to be done for the TPMS and so far, the TPMS on my car seems to be behaving well.
Hi Ajay, it is required to do the relearning for the TPMS. After rotation, even though the TPMS does not pop up any notification for you it still needs relearning. Now your rear left will still be considered as front left in the TPMS, in case if you have low pressure on rear left then the TPMS would show you as Front left. I have faced this issue after rotation.

I would recommend to do the TPMS learning
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I would recommend to do the TPMS learning
Thanks Sunay, wondering what would be the best way to do it. Even thought I have a portable air inflation machine, doing it for 4 tyres would be painful. Perhaps go to a petrol pump when it is not crowded, or a local wheel alignment center (again when it is not crowded).

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Thanks Sunay, wondering what would be the best way to do it. Even thought I have a portable air inflation machine, doing it for 4 tyres would be painful. Perhaps go to a petrol pump when it is not crowded, or a local wheel alignment center (again when it is not crowded).

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I did it at Madhu's last time when I had been for alignment. I told him I have to do that and he was very cooperative, he himself deflated the tyres till the learning was done and you will have to do it for all 5 tyres. I fill Nitrogen and I was not charged except for the normal filling charges.

Best way is, you do the learning and top up at a nearby filling station. There would be a drop of 4-5psi to the max, which will not be a problem to drive after the learning is done.
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My friend's 2 month old I20 had developed a puncture when he travelled to Nippani recently. Took the car to Madhu's for mushroom puncture. Since it was lunchtime, we were told to come back at 1530. My friend took it later in the evening and got the puncture fixed. He also complained about the car pulling to right and got the alignment checked and corrected. Looks like an underbelly hit on the rural roads due to which the alignment got disturbed. As usual, it was fuss free and great experience. My friend is relieved now.
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