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Old 10th May 2005, 20:00   #1
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Question Are wheel Balancing Weights normal on a new showroom car?

This was something which striked me. I had never noticed it before. Last week I visited Automotive, Nerul with a friend for some enquires.

The Baleno in the showroom had weights attached to the rear wheels. Is this normal?

I thought new cars should be in mint condition. Is this a manufacturer problem or a dealer problem?
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Old 10th May 2005, 20:04   #2
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Yes it is. The wheels will have to be balanced whether they are new or not.
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Like harrie said...its completely normal.

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balancing & alignment if neccessary is done before the delivery of the car.

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Yup they need to balanced in any case-
What happens is that harldy any wheel and tyre combination is ever balnced, so this needs to done to any new/old car or wheels.
Just think of it as a fine tuning after manufacture.
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