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Old 27th August 2016, 19:54   #5551
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Went to see the SA today. The diagnosis was "history of ABS error". Its cleared now. I was told that, thats the reason for loss of power in some gears, I'm not convinced though.

Can it be possible that the ECM has decided to cut off power due to the error (light).
When the CEL (Check Engine Light) is ON, the ECU goes into limp mode. So it could be that when the CEL was ON the issue of low power was felt.

Have they just erased the codes or looked into the issue and sorted it completely? Do you know the error code number?
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Went to see the SA today. The diagnosis was "history of ABS error". Its cleared now.
I was told that, thats the reason for loss of power in some gears, I'm not convinced though.

Can it be possible that the ECM has decided to cut off power due to the error (light).

Enquired about ECM map too, but the SA confirmed that no updates are issued/available
for S-cross. Only a recall for Baleno to correct some problem with airbags.
Let me share my experience also. I have Alpha 1.6 and completed 25k so far. When my car was at around 15k, the engine light started coming in randomly and i was not being able to use cruise control because of that. When i checked that with Motorcraft noida, they found that there was some problem in braking system because of which ECU was disabling Cruise and Engine light was getting on. They changed small part at Driver footside and never faced same problem again.
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Thanks very much.

Actually thats the first thing they suspected and checked. If the engine light comes again, they said they will change the brake sensor/switch.

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Let me share my experience also. I have Alpha 1.6 and completed 25k so far. When my car was at around 15k, the engine light started coming in randomly and i was not being able to use cruise control because of that. When i checked that with Motorcraft noida, they found that there was some problem in braking system because of which ECU was disabling Cruise and Engine light was getting on. They changed small part at Driver footside and never faced same problem again.
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Oil filter of 1.6 S-Cross : 970 Rs (almost 3 times costlier than 1.3 variant)

Pic was shared by fellow S-Cross owner in WhatsApp.

Attachment 1546852

Both air and oil filter is priced just under 1000 Rs for 1.6 S-Cross while it's under 300 Rs for 1.3. According to SA, fuel filter is same for 1.3 and 1.6 .
1000 bucks for a lowly oil filter element. Well, they've gotta pay for all the Nexa showroom investments, sales advisors coats and ties too.

1.6 in a Maruti car may use the 360 rupee oil filter.
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Location of Oil filter in 1.6 S-Cross
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Location of Oil filter in 1.6 S-Cross
Not sure I can make out where it is? Doesn't seem to be anything that looked like a filter there.

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Not sure I can make out where it is? Doesn't seem to be anything that looked like a filter there.

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I think he's referring to this one:

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And it does look like the filter's plastic housing with the hex nut outside.
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I think he's referring to this one:

Attachment 1548085

And it does look like the filter's plastic housing with the hex nut outside.
That's one inconvenient location. Seems like you need to remove a tyre to access it unless there is some way through the engine bay. But using that route I can just see oil dripping all over the engine bay as you pull it up.

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Hi,

I am getting the OEM alloys which has ran just 40km (according to the seller).
These are the grey ones, so from new batch. I need to know,

1. Whether swapping the OEM tires will be straight forward?
2. Do I need to take care of anything while swapping?

Most probably I will be getting the new shoes for my blue mystique in the evening.
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Hi,

I am getting the OEM alloys which has ran just 40km (according to the seller).
These are the grey ones, so from new batch. I need to know,

1. Whether swapping the OEM tires will be straight forward?
2. Do I need to take care of anything while swapping?

Most probably I will be getting the new shoes for my blue mystique in the evening.
Girish
Straight forward swap. Why is the owner selling it? If the donor car was in a crash, then the alloys may have been compromised, look for cracks or repair marks.

Just do wheel balancing and you are good to go.
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Hi,



I am getting the OEM alloys which has ran just 40km (according to the seller).

These are the grey ones, so from new batch. I need to know,



1. Whether swapping the OEM tires will be straight forward?

2. Do I need to take care of anything while swapping?



Most probably I will be getting the new shoes for my blue mystique in the evening.

Girish

Since they are OEM you need not worry about a lot of things. Just have the alignment and balancing done right away and subsequently every 5,000 Kms.
Other than that, take a pick of the brand of tyre's you'd want on your ride. You'll have to just choose the right size of tyre's
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Straight forward swap. Why is the owner selling it? If the donor car was in a crash, then the alloys may have been compromised, look for cracks or repair marks.

Just do wheel balancing and you are good to go.
Thanks for the reply. He has changed the alloys immediately after getting the car. No accident.

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Since they are OEM you need not worry about a lot of things. Just have the alignment and balancing done right away and subsequently every 5,000 Kms.
Other than that, take a pick of the brand of tyre's you'd want on your ride. You'll have to just choose the right size of tyre's
I'm not going to get new tires. planning to swap my existing OEM. JK tires that came with my delta. Since my car has already done 6k km, was thinking about wheel alignment. This might give perfect opportunity to get it done.

Thanks very much for the replies.
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Dear Scross 1.6 owners,Has anyone used or using Shell Diesel? any difference in performance, good or bad?

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Dear Scross 1.6 owners,Has anyone used or using Shell Diesel? any difference in performance, good or bad?
Yes, I have used Shell diesel. I did not find much difference. I found difference in Reliance diesel though. Now I fill diesel only at Reliance pump.
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Yes, I have used Shell diesel. I did not find much difference. I found difference in Reliance diesel though. Now I fill diesel only at Reliance pump.
It seems fuel supplied at Reliance pumps is qualitatively better than others. Fuel adultrartion is big problem in our country. While some pump owners can maintain requisite specific gravity for particular fuel even after adulteration and some others can con you by giving less quantity.
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