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Old 21st June 2017, 10:14   #3961
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Hard to say without the actual job card, but if it is 10K for just some suspension bushes then

Suspension bushes are routinely replaced on Maruti vehicles for several hundred rupees.
It is well established that VW cars are more expensive to service than MS.

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They could be referring to the control arm bushings, the stabilizer bar bushings, or all of them.

New control arms are available at VW for about Rs. 1750 a piece, and the stabilizer bushings are like Rs. 200 a unit. This all should not cost anywhere near 10K, even if you get new control arms instead of having the bushings replaced.

P.S. Have them replace the nuts and bolts for control arms and sway bar bushings (nuts welded onto brackets, replace brackets). They are one time use only. Moreover, the control arms are supposed to be torqued down by placing them, as they would be at the normal height of the car (car on the ground).

This is important for longer service life of the bushings (read: almost double), and also preserving the handling of the car, as it was from the factory. Unfortunately, this is rarely done properly.

Do let me know if you need any help in this regard.
Hi. Thank you for taking the time out to give a detailed reply to my query. I will ask him for a detailed estimate when I take the car in next. That should help me.
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Old 28th June 2017, 21:35   #3962
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Hello Friends,

I have to upgrade my POLO GT TSI suspension with Bilstein B6, which is best garage in and around kukatpally, Madhapur in Hyderabad ? Please advice.

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Old 4th August 2017, 12:08   #3964
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Friends, Need a small Favor.

I had given my Polo (2015 Man) for service couple of weeks back. Only recently I noticed that, post the service I am not able to connect mobiles using blue-tooth connectivity. When I click on Phone Button to pair the phone, It says "KEY OFF". I did a complete reset of setup in hope that I can reconfigure. But getting the same issue even now. Any pointers
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Friends, Need a small Favor.

I had given my Polo (2015 Man) for service couple of weeks back. Only recently I noticed that, post the service I am not able to connect mobiles using blue-tooth connectivity. When I click on Phone Button to pair the phone, It says "KEY OFF". I did a complete reset of setup in hope that I can reconfigure. But getting the same issue even now. Any pointers
My suspicion is that it has something to do with the cabling. Possibly some connector is loose or there is an issue with the cable. You may want to have hit checked right away with the service center.
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Old 17th August 2017, 11:29   #3966
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We have the 2014 polo highline, petrol. It's been a great daily driver and hasn't had any mechanical faults even after harsh road conditions in Agra.
Just yesterday I noticed the fuel filler release flap does not lock when the car is locked. I tired everything and wd40 but it remains unlocked. Has anyone noticed the same, do try it out on your vw cars.
Any help or treatme will be appreciated !
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Old 7th September 2017, 19:40   #3967
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Few days back, had a visit to the VW dealership in my city (Udaipur), which was the time when we also witnessed the Polo Highline Plus ( (Volkswagen launches Polo and Ameo in Highline Plus trim)relavant thread of the experience). We were taking a look at variants when we had another new discovery. VW has again played with the variant features, which are neither updated on website nor any of the brochures with VW dealership are carrying it.
The base variant, the Trendline now gets:
  • ABS+EBD
  • Dual barrel headlamps (like the highline; new addition)
  • LED blinkers on ORVM,
  • Day-Night manual IRVM
  • Steering Rake and reach adjustment,
  • Rear fog lamp

We sat in a display Trendline car to confirm for ourselves (couldn't drive it as it was a display car). Few of the features discussed above may be present on website/brochures by now, but the update wasn't there some three-four weeks back on their media. IMO, even the Trendline has become VFM, with the only thing lacking for a hatchback if the segment is reverse parking kit, fog lamps and music system, which can be an aftermarket installation.
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Hello All,

I have a query related to my Polo TDI Highline, now 3 years and 25000 kms old.

I switched off the ignition after traveling back home this evening and wanted to leave the car parked in gear (with handbrake on). When I press the clutch there was a tic tic tic sound and it was also heard when the clutch was released.

I tried pressing and depressing the clutch a couple of more times and could again hear the sound.

This is the same sound that is heard when the fuel cap is locked, right at the very end. I was a bit alarmed and wanted to check if someone knows something about this.

Please advise,

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Hello All,

I have a query related to my Polo TDI Highline, now 3 years and 25000 kms old.

I switched off the ignition after traveling back home this evening and wanted to leave the car parked in gear (with handbrake on). When I press the clutch there was a tic tic tic sound and it was also heard when the clutch was released.

I tried pressing and depressing the clutch a couple of more times and could again hear the sound.

This is the same sound that is heard when the fuel cap is locked, right at the very end. I was a bit alarmed and wanted to check if someone knows something about this.

Please advise,

Regards
Bharath
I hear the same sound in my year old Polo TDI and also on my 5 year old Rapid.

Got the slave cylinder checked on the Rapid but it was found to be in order. It was then suggested that it could be the pressure plate. However, since the clutch is otherwise working perfectly fine therefore I didn't want them to guess further.

The sound remains.
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I hear the same sound in my year old Polo TDI and also on my 5 year old Rapid.

Got the slave cylinder checked on the Rapid but it was found to be in order. It was then suggested that it could be the pressure plate. However, since the clutch is otherwise working perfectly fine therefore I didn't want them to guess further.

The sound remains.
An Update: I have noticed that the sound is not heard while starting the car for the first time in the morning. It is heard only after some amount of driving.

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An Update: I have noticed that the sound is not heard while starting the car for the first time in the morning. It is heard only after some amount of driving.

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Exactly same behaviour noticed in both my cars. It is only after some amount of driving that it starts.
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Old 23rd October 2017, 14:35   #3972
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Hi Guys,
The new polo cars do not have any fabric covering for arm rests in the door panel trims. This is very irritating during long runs. Is it possible to replace/add covers to it? Any known part numbers?

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