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Old 3rd January 2018, 17:43   #1471
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As far as I know,Aspire does not get the option of folding rear seats found in the Brazilian KA+ sedan.My car has OEM leather seats(Titanium+ TDCi),and I could not find any button to fold the seat-back.
Sorry got confused with the thread i was replying on. Figo does have folding rear seats but Aspire most probably does not!
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I want to check whether there is provision for screwing in ISOFIX bracket.

I got the ISOFIX part number so it would be a simple thing to get them and install.
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As far as I know,Aspire does not get the option of folding rear seats found in the Brazilian KA+ sedan.My car has OEM leather seats(Titanium+ TDCi),and I could not find any button to fold the seat-back.
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Sorry got confused with the thread i was replying on. Figo does have folding rear seats but Aspire most probably does not!
The Aspire does not get folding seats but I wish it did. (Hmm... That could be my next project )

But I'm pretty sure it does have provision for fixing ISOFIX brackets. I remember checking when I was writing this thread.
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...ghlight=Isofix (Aftermarket ISOFIX brackets for a child seat)

You don't need to fold down the seat to check; just remove the seat base and all the support points will be visible.

Removing the base is easy. Run your hand across the front of the seat base and you will find 2 spring loaded levers that you have to push for the seat to pop out.
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Is there a way to adjust the headlights? My headlights are focused more towards right side. I asked the SA to fix it during service but it was not done as per my expectation.
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Is there a way to adjust the headlights? My headlights are focused more towards right side..
If it is focusing of the lateral axis, then it has to be done using the headlight screw which is accessible once you open the bonnet. Cannot take a pic now to post but there is a screw to adjust it for each headlight. If you are not the DIY types, then a neighborhood garage guy should be able to do it for you.
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From last few days my Aspire audio unit is not catching FM signals. Could there be any known reason?
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I am contemplating on replacing Dome and Luggage lamps with LED ones, has anyone tried this ? I have been successful in removing luggage cabin lamp but couldn't figure out how to open dome lamp. Any advise?
Also, would anyone happen to know if W5W will fit well in W6W slot?
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I am contemplating on replacing Dome and Luggage lamps with LED ones, has anyone tried this ? I have been successful in removing luggage cabin lamp but couldn't figure out how to open dome lamp. Any advise?
Also, would anyone happen to know if W5W will fit well in W6W slot?
By dome do you mean the cabin light?
Use a flathead screw driver and pry one side open gently and the cover will come off. It is a clip type fitting.
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I got a chance to drive a petrol Polo recently for quite a distance and realized how light the steering of the Aspire is.
When I used to drive my old gen Figo, I used to feel every other car had light steering. Now I feel Aspire has one of the lightest steering around. The steering of a Swift at home with 165 width tires feel more hard than my Aspire with 195 section tires.

This has its own advantages and disadvantages but I would say it is a matter of getting used to. The light steering is a boon in low speeds turning especially while parking and at high speeds it is better to hold on to it tight.
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Completed 3k kms and the fuel efficiency shown at the mid is 23kmpl. Haven't bothered to check physically though. Received a link of an online survey from ford and it was quite extensive. I Hope the shortcomings such as smaller wheels, no parking aids, touchscreen and better sounding infotainment etc are sorted in the facelift. Other than that, the car is perfect.

Have ordered a dashcam with two cameras from AliExpress and I hope the extra cam would come handy as reversing camera.

After spending good amount of time with the car, I have started to like the cushiony ride quality against the stiff ride of the old figo. Also, the engine is far more refined and responsive. It idles quite sounds quite smooth till 90-100 km/hr post which the decibels rise but the tug never ends. Only area in which the old figo stands out is steering feel at high speeds.

Here is a recent pic after fiddling with camera settings of my mobile.

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