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Old 10th February 2006, 02:21   #1
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hey guys ive noticed many a time that some cars although they are moving forward theyre reverse lights are on some one told me that when the car switches to reserve fuel those llights come on!is it true?
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Old 10th February 2006, 04:08   #2
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i have noticed this problem with the first batch of santros.
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Old 10th February 2006, 05:24   #3
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i have noticed this problem with the first batch of santros.
Probably a reverse light switch prone to some kind of mechanical failure or short circuit somewhere....

Reverse lights when on fuel reserve....never heard of it, and sounds quite unlikely and unsafe... (imagine driving down the highway at night at 80km/h only to suddenly see a car in your lane ahead of you with its reverse lights on!! )
Therefore my guess as this as an industry standard = No way!

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exactly what i thought Rehaan. that would be scary though. Usually there is wire short.
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Old 10th February 2006, 15:29   #5
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gooooood!! No way!! I dont think that any of the car manufacturer will set up the electricals i nsuch a way that the reversing lights come on when the fuel goes into reserve!! This is unimaginable!! And even if it is so then what purpose does it serve? How will the driver know that his fuel is in reserve? (Might be that in some cars who attach musical horns for reversing!! Imagine when your fuel goes into reserve...u keep listening to the music till u fill fuel!)
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(u keep listening to the music till u fill fuel!)
Ha Hah haaah !!! thats a nice thought.... but really, it could only be a short circuit somewhere in the system. Some cars come with the low-fuel indicator on the dashboard and that might be the culprit which shorts the circuit for reverse lights. thats the only logical explanation I could think of....
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Well, there's isn't exactally a seperate reserve fuel in car.. as far as I know!
Old 800s and the first type Santros had this problem of reverse light coming on whenever it wanted!
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I have seen a Zillion First batch Santros with reverse lights on..
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I have seen a Zillion First batch Santros with reverse lights on..
reverse lights have got short circuited.... common sense... why wud that be on if you are on reserve fuel? makes more sense to have a low fuel indicator on the instrument cluster like on the palio.... next we will have indicators blinking if tire pressures are low...
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Someone got confused over the words Reverse and Reserve

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Dude that guy who told you this get a hold of him and ask him if he was pulling your leg!
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Someone got confused over the words Reverse and Reserve
Theres your answer right there!!

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what do yo0000u mean there is perfect sense in it .

the reverse light lighting up tell s the vehicle behind hey dude i maybe moving in the forward direction but maybe i might stall any moment so please stay clear of my butt !!!!!!
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this makes alot of sense to me!!
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