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Old 28th September 2007, 07:32   #1
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One of my friend had recently bought a Hyundai Verna Crdi top end.
He is facing certain issues with the car.

On straight roads when he let goes off the steering, it starts moving to the left. He asked about this with the service manager and got a reply saying that it is normal in all hyundai cars.

He was offered to test drive other cars and he found the same problem in all the cars. He even talked to the Hyundai customer care and the technical engineer getting the same response.

The dealer from where he bought the car also showed him a report sent by HMIL stating that the camber angle is not proper for indian roads. I am not quite sure of the contents of the report, so I have asked my friend to get a copy of that report.

Can anyone confirm this.

The dealer is Advaith Hyundai in Mysore.

My friend is tired of such irresponsible attitude of the dealer and the company and is thinking about selling the car and getting a Fiesta.
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Old 28th September 2007, 07:37   #2
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Initially, I though it must be an allignment issue. But if they know that its a camber issue, why can't they rectify it? I think if you better go to Basha's Allignment Centre near Shivajinagar, he should be able to change the camber settings. I think that could solve your friends problem rather than selling his car.
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This is in line with the TD I had too- and I went against verna . Got a feeling something is wrong or crude in there
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Or is it related to the road levelling on the indian roads along with the camber issue.

Indian roads are slanted more towards the left and by a noticable amount.
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I felt exactly the same thing when I drove my bro-in-laws new Verna.
told him that there is something wrong with the car alignment and actually told him to have it checked up.

His previous car was an Accent non crdi diesel and I have driven her without this problem. So its not anything to do with HMIL.

Also the road on which this happened is SP Road @ Hyd.
I don't face this in my Wagon R either.
I think its a problem with Verna and not

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No it is not the alignment issue. My friend was offered other cars for test drive also and all of the cars had the same issue.
If HMIL knows it is something about camber, why cant they rectify it rather than asking the customers "sir, this is like this ony". [This was said by the technical engineer from Hyundai and not from the service person at the dealer]

This just shows the careless attitude of the dealer as well as the company.
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This is a known problem with Verna's in particular. My friend's car had the same & MGF Hyundai couldn't fix it so for the second service she was sent to HMP Delhi where the problem was solved.
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@iraghava, can you tell what was done on that car to fix the problem?
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I have a customer who's had this same issue with his Verna Crdi (one of the first to be delivered),and after shuttling to and fro at the dealership for this problem,he threatened to "tumhari ---- & ---- ek kar doonga" that's when they had a tech guy from mumbai first and then chennai fly down to try and diagnose the problem.Nothing worked. They finally gave him a new car,this after the Registration and insurance had been done and the car had been used by him for over 2 months. I don;t see him complaining anymore,so I guess it's not there on the replacement car.

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Is that a problem after upsizing or on stock tyres?
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Stock Tyres. At least on the case in hand that I got to see.
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Verna's side pulling is a common issue throughout the country and it mostly remains unsolved because the Allignment figures of Verna are quite different in comparison to other cars and not all service stations are informed about this..
Some Vernas have problem with their subframe and apron setting which also causes this side pulling.
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