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Old 2nd June 2008, 23:35   #46
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My god!!! It seems there is something seriously wrong with the whole scenario! You cannot blame the car, nor Fiat, nor Tata. The only one capable of being blamed is the TATA-Fiat alliance. What is the way out of it now???
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Old 2nd June 2008, 23:50   #47
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Really bad experience. And brake pads wearing out so fast should not happen.

@eclectix 1st:
I am not from Banglore, but here at TBHP, I have seen many issues with prerna motors being brought up

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/indian...na-motors.html (Buying Palio SDX from Prerana Motors)
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Brake pads wearing does not have anything to do with the dealership, but they should have checked it during service.

However, how did the brake pads give up so fast?
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Well I believe my car's brake pads wear out quite fast (20k kms usually) but then I drive hard & fast so that's understandable. But even then 13.5k on a new car (I hope you ran her in gently) is way too early.
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13.5k??BTW is the car in warranty period.??
did you pay for the replacement of brake pads??
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13.5k??BTW is the car in warranty period.??
did you pay for the replacement of brake pads??
I don't think any Manufacturer will give warranty for Brake Pads
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Dude, try prerana on OMR, I had a fantastic experience today.

After the Fuel Pump replacement I had last week (refer this thread) http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/long-t...breakdown.html (Saga Of Palio 1.6 Breakdown)
the Manager of Prerana called me in the morning around 10-30 and asked me if I can drop by for a check up. He said that they just wanted to make sure if every things OK.

4-30 PM I go to the service station, they checked up the ECU declared everything OK.

Then the guys took it for a FREE wash & Interior cleaning (it was quite dirty after yesterday's rain).

Icing on the cake, they offered to polish off some minor scratches on the bonnet. I was like why not?

The two hours I spent there, It was hard to believe that it was a TATA-FIAT A-S-C.

Its was not just me, while I was there another 1.6 guy came for some minor query and even he was attended quite well.

cheers:
This is promising. wait. was this because the way you handled them? Any ways, it is nice to know that they caring the customer.

-BSR
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