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Old 16th January 2009, 10:35   #1
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This is about Swift VXI ABS - standard tyres/wheels etc - total 18000 kms.

Last month I did a routine service. At that time, they did a wheel balancing
also. When I took delivery they said that the Wheel Balancing guy said that there is some problem with one of the bearings. I was in a big hurry, so I
didn't get anything fixed then & also didn't get too many details. The service guy said it won't give any immediate problems.

Now I want to get it looked at & fixed.

- Should I go to a service center or to a Tyre Shop?
- Will this be covered by warranty - car is less than 2 years old.
- If not covered by warranty, how much will this cost - ballpark?
- How long can I wait to get this done?
- I don't see any problems, but I am not a good judge - however, another
person who drove my car said it goes slightly to the left - is this because
of the same problem?

Can this be temporarily fixed by replacing whatever wheel is affected by
the spare wheel?
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Old 16th January 2009, 11:01   #2
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Which of the suspension has a bearing problem. If its the front left and the car drifts slightly to the left then you need to replace quite soon. (Also check tire pressures just to be sure thats not the cause of the drift)
Check the tire and see if there is any unnatural wear in the treads.
Your service manual of the car will tell you if this is covered in your warranty - and there are lots of Swift owners here who will I'm sure enlighten you soon.
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If it's abearing problem, go to your service centre.

However, if you are having a dragging problem, it could also be an alignment problem.
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yes..the tyres and bearings are covered under warranty, I got my tyre replaced when it got uneven wear on the treads
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yes..the tyres and bearings are covered under warranty, I got my tyre replaced when it got uneven wear on the treads
What's the period on the warranty, anyone knows?
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