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Old 7th February 2016, 23:57   #61
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Today the handle of the oil dipstick broke so I went to buy a new one to the nearby MGP store and it was for 360 bucks. The guy said the others are for around 50 bucks but the SX4's is SGP.

Another example of SGP being much more expensive than MGP.
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So it turns out the "kat kat" sound in my SX4 is not the lower arm but the steering rack assembly. My local garage guy took a test drive of it and said that this noise is clearly because of the steering rack. And this is exactly what Maruti told me almost 2 years back. Now comes the bad part. The assembly is for 30k. So I can't make up my mind whether to get it replaced or not.
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Hello Team,
I have run 1.01 lakhs now. There was oil leak in left front and rear shock absorbers. Today I changed all 4 shock absorbers. I had bought TRW shocks online. I got it installed from MASS. Car feels more stiffer now and handling is slightly improved with little compromise on low speed ride quality.

Also I noticed very minor wheel bearing noise. It turned out to be rear left bearing. To my shock, bearing is integrated with hub and ABS sensors which comes as an unit and costs 13k. I have postponed wheel bearing replacement for now.

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