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|16th April 2010, 09:08||#1|
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Quick questions - Palio D
I own a 3 year old palio 1.9D, touching almost 50k kms. I plan to do somethings for which i need advice:
1. I am upgrading the tires from the current stock good years to Yokohoma A drive 175/70/R13. However during the last service the mechanic told me that one of the front wheel bearings is making noise and needs to be changed.
Should i change the front bearing along with the tire change or it can wait, Is there any affect of not changing the bearing along with the tire change.
2. I recently replaced the engine oil, but i feel that the engine oil now is above the max. mark. What are the downsides of running an engine with more oil in it. How do i drain the excess oil off?
3. A good place in delhi where i can get all these things done and checked, I also need to do cleaning, polishing and small touch up jobs, I am still to find the perfect service centres in delhi as i have tried, vivek, rama and once samyak and found them all to be monkeys.
thanks in advance.
|16th April 2010, 14:13||#2|
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Faulty Bearings can cause improper tyre wear so change it before going for the tyre upgrade. It is better to check the other side bearing too, and replace it in a pair. 1.9D is NA so a little more oil wont do much harm, but still remove excess oil(the usual way-sump nut). Service centre for high-mileage run cars irrespective of the brand are always monkeys and chimps only, you have to break your head to get the job done.
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