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Old 27th November 2009, 18:28   #16
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Dont worry, its ok phenomenon with ageing. just keep battery and alternator connections clean. ower window chanels clean. ther is a diy spray can for about 80rs which can be sprayed externally on tto the window channels without openning the trims. it worsk. Do not spray WD40. its a different stuff.
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Old 30th November 2009, 23:14   #17
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I have the same issue when i roll up power windows simultaneously. Actually my engine RPM drops at times (as engine shudders). My Amaron battery is just 1 year old.
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Old 1st December 2009, 01:00   #18
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Guys well all your problems can be solved by one way and that is get the altenator volatge regulator changed.You can check for it with just a few simple steps-

1)start your car (idealing in the dark)

2)Turn on hedlights and just idele the engine for a few mins.

3)Put on your blower

4)accelerate now gradually increasing the RPM

5)Now what do you see?

6)Do the lights become brighter as you accelerate?If so then

It is surely the volatge regulator.

Now see what happens is as you increase the RPM of the engine the altenator also starts running faster and as a result will produce more charge.Now we have the voltage regulator to keep the output of the altenator to a certain range.The Regulator as a result doesn't let the charge increase more than the requirement and the set output of the altinator.

If this regualator doesn't function properly then you will see that lgihts become dim and bright,music system volume increases when you accelerate,horn become more louder etc.

So if we don't get this problem sorted in time it can cause a lot of damage to our vehicle.Now the damages being -

1)Battery may die out fast as in you may need to replace it often.

2)Due to over charging the ECM board will burn out

3)Electricals are at danger.


One thing i would say and that is if you are using a *** then they will insist and say they want to check it and later may say that it doesn't require to be changed but look the regulator dosen't cost much but if you take the risk then you got to shell our much more money at the end of the day.
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Old 1st December 2009, 22:31   #19
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Guys did anyone try finding out what it was ?
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Old 2nd December 2009, 00:23   #20
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Guys did anyone try finding out what it was ?
I will try it in a few days. Most probably this weekend.
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Old 2nd December 2009, 00:25   #21
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I will try it in a few days. Most probably this weekend.

Hope to see your feedback.
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Old 5th December 2009, 22:29   #22
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Hope to see your feedback.
Just tried it right now. Below are some facts before i tell the result.

1. Car Alto LX 2000 Model
2. 55/60 Head lights
3. Amaron Battery less than 1.5 years old.
4. I have power windows with relay, autocop, roots horn with relay and music system with amp as after market electrical accessories in my car.

I idled the car for 3 mins. Turned on the headlights and after 2 mins turned on the blower. There was a noticeable drop in lighting when i turned it on, but there was only a difference of 19-20. When i accelerated even though there was a difference but it was not very much noticeable.

My music system was off during this test. I think this is the first time in past 1.5 years when my ICE was off while i was in car
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Old 6th December 2009, 01:09   #23
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Just tried it right now. Below are some facts before i tell the result.

1. Car Alto LX 2000 Model
2. 55/60 Head lights
3. Amaron Battery less than 1.5 years old.
4. I have power windows with relay, autocop, roots horn with relay and music system with amp as after market electrical accessories in my car.

I idled the car for 3 mins. Turned on the headlights and after 2 mins turned on the blower. There was a noticeable drop in lighting when i turned it on, but there was only a difference of 19-20. When i accelerated even though there was a difference but it was not very much noticeable.

My music system was off during this test. I think this is the first time in past 1.5 years when my ICE was off while i was in car
I'm sorry but i forgot to mention something in this.

Well it wouldn't show like this because the engine is just heating up so you wouldn't be ble to notice that much.Now what you need to do is start the car and take it for a spin for about 15-20 mins (5-8kms approx.)and then try it again.I'm sure u'll get the results.Forgive me for not mentioning the main point.
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Dont worry, its ok phenomenon with ageing. just keep battery and alternator connections clean. ower window chanels clean. ther is a diy spray can for about 80rs which can be sprayed externally on tto the window channels without openning the trims. it worsk. Do not spray WD40. its a different stuff.
What is this spray called and where would it be available? Have been looking for such a product for my Esteem's recalcitrant window, but have not been able to find it.
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What is this spray called and where would it be available? Have been looking for such a product for my Esteem's recalcitrant window, but have not been able to find it.

you'll get it in big parts shops
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I'm sorry but i forgot to mention something in this.

Well it wouldn't show like this because the engine is just heating up so you wouldn't be ble to notice that much.Now what you need to do is start the car and take it for a spin for about 15-20 mins (5-8kms approx.)and then try it again.I'm sure u'll get the results.Forgive me for not mentioning the main point.
hehe no problem. Only if it was summers i would have gone out right now and had ice cream and tested this.
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Gurus - Would Big 3 be of any help here ?
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Gurus - Would Big 3 be of any help here ?
Well it might help as its considered to help with electrical system (remember why we need those thick wires thread), but i am not sure as i have not yet done BIG 3 in my car or any of my friends car. But you my friend reminded me i have to do BIG 3 in my car soon.
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I'm sorry but i forgot to mention something in this.

Well it wouldn't show like this because the engine is just heating up so you wouldn't be ble to notice that much.Now what you need to do is start the car and take it for a spin for about 15-20 mins (5-8kms approx.)and then try it again.I'm sure u'll get the results.Forgive me for not mentioning the main point.
Tried it again after 15 km drive. Same result. Significant drop when turned on blower but when accelerated there was no noticeable difference.
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you'll get it in big parts shops
I have tried... no luck. :(
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