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Old 27th November 2016, 08:13   #6181
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Located right behind the glove box. Check owner's manual Page 7-38 for the procedure.
Thank you kpzen. It was pretty easy to access and remove the aircon filter. Did the cleaning today. The filter was completely dusty.
Do not think this filter was cleaned during my last service (20K) a month back. I have to check whether the aircon filter cleaning is a part of the listed activity in the manual. Anyways, after the cleaning, the quantity/quality of airflow has increased.

Installed a phone charger for the rear seat passenger. Used the charging port inside the boot and ran the cable along the parcel tray and entered the rear arm rest area through the seat split. Not a trace of wire is visible anywhere.

In case of charging requirement in rear seat, just open the arm rest and do the charging. A jugad modification only

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Old 28th November 2016, 18:26   #6182
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Got back from Jaisalmer yesterday after ditching Kinnaur Valley as per initial plans. Covered 1992 kms in 4 days. Today we completed 1 month with the car and the Odometer is at 4979 kms. Taking her for 5,000 kms 2nd free service on Wednesday.

Some pictures from the trip:

Jaisalmer Fort
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Longewala
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Road from Longewala to Tanot
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Tanot-Jaisalmer Road
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At Ramgarh
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At the end of the trip

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Some pictures from the trip:
Wow ! Sinharishi that's really cool ! Beautiful pictures of beautiful region! Not for nothing Rajasthan is among top tourist destinations! Having lived for 3 years in Rajasthan I am witness to special attraction this state offers to visitors. Its so charming Roads in Rajasthan are almost devoid of traffic. However due to this locals often enter an NH or SH without even imagining the possibility of any vehicle coming!

With S-Cross and its capabilities coupled with charm of the place I can bet you got memorable trip. So I am tempted to request you to narrate/ rate the performance / behaviour of car during this trip.

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Does S-Cross have a dual horn? I think so, but I may be wrong.

Since last two days, when I start the car early in the morning, for few minutes, the horn sounds like the battery is going to die soon. It sounds meek and flat.

What do you guys think is happening? Is the wiring lose? Has anyone replaced the stock horn on their S-Cross? My previous car had the Skoda dual horn and it was fabulous and it survived for 40,000 KMs, loud and clear. So thinking of the same, if there is a need to replace.
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Does S-Cross have a dual horn? I think so, but I may be wrong.

Since last two days, when I start the car early in the morning, for few minutes, the horn sounds like the battery is going to die soon. It sounds meek and flat.

What do you guys think is happening? Is the wiring lose? Has anyone replaced the stock horn on their S-Cross? My previous car had the Skoda dual horn and it was fabulous and it survived for 40,000 KMs, loud and clear. So thinking of the same, if there is a need to replace.
S-cross has dual horn. I had similar problem in my SX4 2 years back and Maruti guys just did some adjustments ( rotating a screw on horn) and it was working fine. Bumper needs to be removed to access the horns.
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Does S-Cross have a dual horn? I think so, but I may be wrong.

Since last two days, when I start the car early in the morning, for few minutes, the horn sounds like the battery is going to die soon. It sounds meek and flat.

What do you guys think is happening? Is the wiring lose? Has anyone replaced the stock horn on their S-Cross? My previous car had the Skoda dual horn and it was fabulous and it survived for 40,000 KMs, loud and clear. So thinking of the same, if there is a need to replace.
Yes, the Scross does come with a dual horn set up. One behind the bumper on the left hand side wheel well and the other right behind the grill, beside the ambient temp sensor. I got mine replaced with Roots electronic windtone with a proper wiring and relay.
PS- I mounted both the horns behind the grill.

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Installed a phone charger for the rear seat passenger. Used the charging port inside the boot and ran the cable along the parcel tray and entered the rear arm rest area through the seat split. Not a trace of wire is visible anywhere.

Thanks for this idea. Till now it did not occur to me that there is a power source in the boot. This makes it easy for the rear passenger for most of their tasks.

Question, will this power with the rest of the car? Or will it continue to draw power like the boot light? I am not with the car right now, so I could not test, but it should be easy enough for you to wait for a few seconds after powering off the vehicle.
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Does S-Cross have a dual horn? I think so, but I may be wrong.

Since last two days, when I start the car early in the morning, for few minutes, the horn sounds like the battery is going to die soon. It sounds meek and flat...
I think all the models from Swift (atleast) has dual horns in the Maruti range. Honestly, they are good and powerful.

If you are planning to install trumpet horns ("po po" sound), please ensure those are not exposed to water splashing. If the horns can be secured in the engine bay / behind the grill (where the suzuki logo is present), then go for it. If the horn is placed inside the lower bumper, I'd suggest to avoid having trumpet horns. I have spoiled atleast 3-4 sets of horns like that.

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S-cross has dual horn. I had similar problem in my SX4 2 years back and Maruti guys just did some adjustments ( rotating a screw on horn) and it was working fine...
That's called horn tuning IIRC. Had this issue once in my Swift too.
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Maruti bucked the trend and posted better sales figures in November.
The utility segment (S-Cross, Gypsy, Ertiga, Brezza) saw a sales figure of 17215 units in November.

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Just got a call from my Service Advisor. I told him to let me know if there are any offers on the S-Cross. If you book it this month and take delivery in this month itself there is a Rs. 40,000 exchange bonus. Is it worth getting it now or are offers likely to get better in the next few weeks? I am keen on booking the Zeta 1.3. I have been awaiting the S-Cross Petrol AT but now can't wait anymore.
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Question, will this power with the rest of the car? Or will it continue to draw power like the boot light?
If I got your question correctly, the charging port gets activated only after the first activation of start push button. Both the front / rear ports are activated in same fashion. Boot light is a direct connection from battery and can be made on at any point of time.
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Question, will this power with the rest of the car? Or will it continue to draw power like the boot light?
It is powered with the rest of the car.

Only the boot light is powered by it's own ON/OFF button which is silly IMO. They should have interlocked it with the boot door and also provided with a larger + brighter light.

Swift's boot being smaller, the boot light fails to light up and I don't know how you all are managing in the S-Cross. I find it absolutely useless. I had to change the T10 bulb to an LED to make things better.

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Just got a call from my Service Advisor. I told him to let me know if there are any offers on the S-Cross. If you book it this month and take delivery in this month itself there is a Rs. 40,000 exchange bonus. Is it worth getting it now or are offers likely to get better in the next few weeks? I am keen on booking the Zeta 1.3. I have been awaiting the S-Cross Petrol AT but now can't wait anymore.
Hi- I would recommend you to wait for another 10 days. Probably only issue would be that you may not get the color of your choice in case of limited stocks. If color is not a pre- req suggest you to wait. In parallel reach out to other dealers and see what they can offer. If something is better than this then take. Just my opinion and decision is completely yours
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December 2016 edition of Aurtocar India has published spare parts survey of all cars on sale in India. S-Cross 1.6 spare parts are much more costlier than 1.3.

Pricing comparo of few parts :

Clutch & pressure plate : 3088 vs 11405
Radiator : 5000 vs 15360
Timing chain : 1160 vs 2780
Fan belt : 420 vs 1100
Air filter : 280 vs 910
Oil filter : 390 vs 830


Spare parts of 1.4 and 1.6 Creta are priced almost similar because most of the parts are same.

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