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Old 3rd June 2015, 22:09   #7381
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That is due to the hill hold function of the vehicle. The brakes are applied while you are slowly releasing the clutch to prevent roll back.

Its a feature
What I am referring to is not due to hill hold. What I noticed was that at sharp incline once you start releasing the clutch the hill hold would be released, after that as you gain momentum on half clutch, thats when the shudder or vibration was felt. Not sure if its normal or specific to my vehicle. I have noticed it in mild form when I am trying to go over a bump in my office parking from stand still as well.
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What I am referring to is not due to hill hold. What I noticed was that at sharp incline once you start releasing the clutch the hill hold would be released, after that as you gain momentum on half clutch, thats when the shudder or vibration was felt. Not sure if its normal or specific to my vehicle. I have noticed it in mild form when I am trying to go over a bump in my office parking from stand still as well.

I took a test drive of the new age xuv 500 near Kullu in HP and didn't notice any such behaviour. I was driving on pretty steep inclines and bad roads. Could be vehicle specific?
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This is my first post on Team-BHP and I am feeling privileged to be part of this awesome community.I got my XUV-W6 black previous edition on 29th May and must say that I am totally enjoying driving this beast. However a little dampener was the fact that yesterday the beast had to go to the workshop as the left side illuminated scuff plate lights stopped working and also the door ajar indication was on even with all doors and boot locked. Just got my beast back today and looking forward to some niggle free riding in the coming months.

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I loved the punch line too and wanted to complement him for that but withheld as it didn't add any value to the thread and might have irked the moderators .
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What I am referring to is not due to hill hold. What I noticed was that at sharp incline once you start releasing the clutch the hill hold would be released, after that as you gain momentum on half clutch, thats when the shudder or vibration was felt. Not sure if its normal or specific to my vehicle. I have noticed it in mild form when I am trying to go over a bump in my office parking from stand still as well.
Even I have felt a similar shudder/vibration, when I move the car in 1st gear and sometimes in 2nd gear after negotiating a road hump and the rpm was somewhere around 2000 mark. Not sure if its a issue or normal behavior.
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Even I have felt a similar shudder/vibration, when I move the car in 1st gear and sometimes in 2nd gear after negotiating a road hump and the rpm was somewhere around 2000 mark. Not sure if its a issue or normal behavior.

In my W4 and my friends W4 too the same problem is observed. A gradual release in 1st and / or 2nd gear and often a very conscious effort is needed to avoid it. I hope this is not something related to clutch. I am planning to take the vehicle to the ASS for a checkup.
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In my W4 and my friends W4 too the same problem is observed. A gradual release in 1st and / or 2nd gear and often a very conscious effort is needed to avoid it. I hope this is not something related to clutch. I am planning to take the vehicle to the ASS for a checkup.
I faced the same issue in early days of driving my XUV. In fact its not an issue, I just changed my driving habits and I got rid of it.

For 1st and 2nd gear I depress the clutch very slowly, and press accelerator equally. When the car speed drops to 10kmph, I drive it in 2nd gear and don't engage 1st gear. But while starting from standstill I engage 2nd gear on 20kmph.

Hope this helps.
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I faced the same issue in early days of driving my XUV. In fact its not an issue, I just changed my driving habits and I got rid of it.

For 1st and 2nd gear I depress the clutch very slowly, and press accelerator equally. When the car speed drops to 10kmph, I drive it in 2nd gear and don't engage 1st gear. But while starting from standstill I engage 2nd gear on 20kmph.

Hope this helps.
Thanks Rahul this should help, because even I depress the clutch very slowly to avoid this problem. But somewhere I feel I am compromising on the fuel economy if I continue to do so due to long press of the clutch.

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Press 'Menu' button on the central panel and select 'Home'.
Sir I tried doing this by clicking on Menu and Home, but still the navigation works and the directions are told by the lady. Am I missing something here?

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Had a query if someone can guide me. W6 is costing 14.5 lacs OTR and does not have alloy wheels. What if I buy a w4 which costs 13 lac here in delhi? I can spend another one lac on the after market features, out of which I do want alloys, fog lamps and a decent dvd player with headrest screens. Can someone tell me the approx cost of these and also what else can I add in that budget and what important features I would still be missing out on?
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I tried doing this by clicking on Menu and Home, but still the navigation works and the directions are told by the lady. Am I missing something here?
Then, try this: on the navigation screen, press Route>Delete this route. After this, your present destination will get deleted and the screen will just show the map without destination. Then, press Menu>Home. Now, that lady won't trouble you!
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Then, try this: on the navigation screen, press Route>Delete this route. After this, your present destination will get deleted and the screen will just show the map without destination. Then, press Menu>Home. Now, that lady won't trouble you!
Sure sir will try this today and see if the lady stops troubling me. If not I will put a plaster to her mouth (mute her).

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Had a query if someone can guide me. W6 is costing 14.5 lacs OTR and does not have alloy wheels. What if I buy a w4 which costs 13 lac here in delhi? I can spend another one lac on the after market features, out of which I do want alloys, fog lamps and a decent dvd player with headrest screens. Can someone tell me the approx cost of these and also what else can I add in that budget and what important features I would still be missing out on?
Yes you can always do that, but you would miss out on the cruise control which is one of the best feature IMO during highway runs and ofcourse the static bending lights will be surely missed. Also if you are worried about the looks of the car then you would surely miss the black cladding which I personally like. Hope this helps, Good luck on your hunt😊
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Sir I tried doing this by clicking on Menu and Home, but still the navigation works and the directions are told by the lady. Am I missing something here?
There is a voice toggle button that looks like a loudspeaker which is shown on the left near the bottom of the screen. Just click on that to silent the lady. Hope this helps.
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Then, try this: on the navigation screen, press Route>Delete this route. After this, your present destination will get deleted and the screen will just show the map without destination. Then, press Menu>Home. Now, that lady won't trouble you!
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There is a voice toggle button that looks like a loudspeaker which is shown on the left near the bottom of the screen. Just click on that to silent the lady. Hope this helps.
Thanks smrtdvl, I was aware how to mute the lady but I was not able to get how to exit navigation. The steps suggested by Ravi sir in the quoted thread has helped me and it works perfectly. Thank you Ravi sir
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What I am referring to is not due to hill hold. What I noticed was that at sharp incline once you start releasing the clutch the hill hold would be released, after that as you gain momentum on half clutch, thats when the shudder or vibration was felt. Not sure if its normal or specific to my vehicle. I have noticed it in mild form when I am trying to go over a bump in my office parking from stand still as well.
Supertinu : for me it looks like something specific to your vehicle. On mine it works without any noise and it felt normal to me. Lets see whether there is someone else with the same issue.
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Had a query if someone can guide me. W6 is costing 14.5 lacs OTR and does not have alloy wheels. What if I buy a w4 which costs 13 lac here in delhi? I can spend another one lac on the after market features, out of which I do want alloys, fog lamps and a decent dvd player with headrest screens. Can someone tell me the approx cost of these and also what else can I add in that budget and what important features I would still be missing out on?
In under a lac I got DVD (LED HD) 9" headrest screens (AVN which is OE in many cars), JBL Harman speakers and amp and wiring and sound deadening(?), Autoform feather touch skin fit seat covers (the color and feel is 95% like that of the OE ones in the VX, the fit is fantastic), C-Track roof rack, Car Cooler, Garmin GPS (5" display), Rear Park Assist, and a 3M whole body treatment.
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