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Old 4th April 2011, 23:55   #3301
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Hi Sumit, have you installed Fog lamps too? and one more question, after installing the central locking does it work for 5 doors or 2 doors?
It works on all 4 doors. Boot does not need to locked separately, once you slam it, its locked!

Yes, I have installed fog lamps too. Cost: Rs. 2200-2400 with install.
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It works on all 4 doors. Boot does not need to locked separately, once you slam it, its locked!

Yes, I have installed fog lamps too. Cost: Rs. 2200-2400 with install.
Is the fog lamp circuit independent of the ignition switch?
what kind of switch did you install for the fog lamps
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Is the fog lamp circuit independent of the ignition switch?
what kind of switch did you install for the fog lamps
The fog lamp in my FGP-Emotion Packs are via ignition switch. I switch off the ignition and all lights go out!
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The fog lamp in my FGP-Emotion Packs are via ignition switch. I switch off the ignition and all lights go out!
yes because emotion has factory fitted fog lamps.
for active which does not come with factory fitted fog lamps its a different story altogether
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Is the fog lamp circuit independent of the ignition switch?
what kind of switch did you install for the fog lamps
Yup, its independent of ignition switch. One needs to turn off the fog lamps separately after switching off the engine. It a normal on/off switch tucked away on top of a chubby hole on right side of driver seat, right next to the ignition.

If anyone knows how to link it with the ignition switch, do let me know!!!
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Yup, its independent of ignition switch. One needs to turn off the fog lamps separately after switching off the engine. It a normal on/off switch tucked away on top of a chubby hole on right side of driver seat, right next to the ignition.

If anyone knows how to link it with the ignition switch, do let me know!!!
To link it with the ignition switch, check whether the switch is capable of taking the load. It is a simple job.

If the ratings are different from Active to EP, then just change the ig coil to the one that comes in EP.

Else your ig coil will burn out in no time!
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when oh when will we get the Punto 1.4 T JET ? With a sports kit thrown in , it should still be in the manageable 7 lakh category. (ex Delhi)
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Yup, its independent of ignition switch. One needs to turn off the fog lamps separately after switching off the engine. It a normal on/off switch tucked away on top of a chubby hole on right side of driver seat, right next to the ignition.

If anyone knows how to link it with the ignition switch, do let me know!!!
Did you buy the fog lamps from Fiat Showroom? Here in Bangalore they are asking for 3500/-.
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Did you buy the fog lamps from Fiat Showroom? Here in Bangalore they are asking for 3500/-.
Yup, from the dealership itself. Got them fitted before I took the delivery.
Came with all the necessary wiring, switch etc.
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I have a doubt -

Why cant we centrally lock the doors from the driver's door as soon as the car is started (and not moving)? the lever refuses to go in.

I am aware that the door autolocks above 20 kmph, but what if i want to lock the doors when the car is standstill. Amusingly, you can reach out to the passenger door & lock the doors when the car is standstill.
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Has any 1.4 E Pack owner got the A/C kit replacement from Rama Motors, Okhla,New Delhi? The dealer claims that the kits havn't arrived yet. Same story for a long time.
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Why cant we centrally lock the doors from the driver's door as soon as the car is started (and not moving)? the lever refuses to go in.
You can very well do that! I have done that many times - especially when I stop at signals and doors have not been locked. I guess its got something to do with your door latches itself.
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@Raj_5004,
Get it checked because I do it very frequently and it works.
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You can very well do that! I have done that many times - especially when I stop at signals and doors have not been locked. I guess its got something to do with your door latches itself.
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@Raj_5004,
Get it checked because I do it very frequently and it works.
Guys, are you sure it works when your car is standstill? Please try this-

1) Unlock your car using remote
2) Sit inside!!! (Start the car but dont move it)
3) Try locking the car using driver's door lever

It does work when the car is moving, even in my car.
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1) Unlock your car using remote
2) Sit inside!!! (Start the car but dont move it)
3) Try locking the car using driver's door lever
Yes! It does work in my car. Please get your door lock checked.
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