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Old 8th March 2009, 19:39   #856
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@ trrk - i was just trying to generalize b/w olden and newer generation cars. Guess i shouldve used different wordings! sorry if i mislead you.
Ok, I understand.

was confused when I read your initial message.
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Old 8th March 2009, 19:50   #857
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Oops, my mistake.. i generalized it too much i guess! Yup goandude ure absolutely right, all the ACs are driven directly by the engine.
As far as I know, AC compressors, no longer are run off the engine like old. No longer belt driven. They are all electrical and run off the electrical system.

That's why your AC can run even when the engine is switched off!


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Earlier i used to turn on the AC rarely but the last week I have kept the AC ON almost all the time as Bangalore has become very hot these days and still the FE is 14.5. I keep the AC only at the 1st number and hence I think the FE is not affected much.
I also doubt the blower setting would have much impact. The blower is just a fan with negligible electrical load. The compressor however is much more.

You could try by turning up the temperature control (Blue-red) knob. This sets the thermostat of the compressor. I often keep it almost near the middle but slightly towards the blue side. I do this because when I travel alone or with just one passenger, the AC gets too cold even at the lowest blower setting.
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Old 8th March 2009, 22:33   #858
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Does the Vista front look inspired from Suzuki Cervo?
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Also, the i20 sides look inspired from this!
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That's why your AC can run even when the engine is switched off!
I don't think so. Whatever the system is, AC will work only when engine is on. The blower will work when engine is off, but AC compressor won't. (Even if AC indicator light is on).
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Agree with Mr Bouncer. AC runs of the belt which runs of the engine. So no engine running = Compressor off. Blower will work, but no AC!
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Default Vista exchange offer for TATA employees

TATA motors has announced special exchange offer on Indica Vista for TATA employees. Just in case anybody finds it useful.
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Do you mean removing alloys and installing steel rims with wheelcaps.
Why would anybody do that, unless there are issues with the alloys?
i just heard from a dealer that there's some problems with the supply of alloys from hindalco, so the company has sold few edition vista's with steel rims and wheel caps with discounted rates.Is this true guys any info into this??
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i just heard from a dealer that there's some problems with the supply of alloys from hindalco, so the company has sold few edition vista's with steel rims and wheel caps with discounted rates.Is this true guys any info into this??
yup
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...co-strike.html (Indica Vista Limited 10th anniversary edition for Rs 20,000 less till hindalco strike)
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oh ok thats why i thought why the hell was that ann.edition vista looking hell with those stock rims instead of alloys as standard, and thought that the owner might have changed those. Thanks for the link greenhorn.
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Hi ,

I recently did a PDI of my new indica vista and here is what I found.

- ODO -53 km
- Fuel lid not opening properly
-Sound when the front power windows is going down
-Back doors need a real push for it to close(a slight push doesnot close the door properly)
-opening of the Front door is a bit tight.

So do you see any thing serious here in the list that I have given?

Plz comment as I need the info urgently
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Hi ,

I recently did a PDI of my new indica vista and here is what I found.

- ODO -53 km
- Fuel lid not opening properly
-Sound when the front power windows is going down
-Back doors need a real push for it to close(a slight push doesnot close the door properly)
-opening of the Front door is a bit tight.

So do you see any thing serious here in the list that I have given?

Plz comment as I need the info urgently
Dont worry mate! These are all the standard features that come with the Indica Vista . You can get rid of all of them during first service.
Are you buying Quadrajet or the TDI? Frankly speaking, I didn't care about all these issues because I bought the cheaper TDI. But if I was buying the Quadrajet I would be really pissed off and cancel the booking and buy the Swift LDI instead and if I couldn't wait I would buy the Palio Multijet.

Cheers,
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My Quadrajet completed 1500 kms today and the only problem I had so far is few rubber beadings which became loose, which was rectified during the first service at 1000 kms and there is no other issue after that.
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Hi all,

Thanks a lot for your responses.It is a Quadrajet.

I did a short test drive of the new car and I faced two issues

-Car steering veers sometimes to the right and sometimes to the left when the steering is left alone on straight road.

-Slight sound when pressing the clutch on the second and third gears.

How serious are these problems and can they be recitied by the dealer

Thanks
hdi
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Car steering veers sometimes to the right and sometimes to the left when the steering is left alone on straight road.
pulling to both sides is rather weird. are you sure the road you tested it on is absolutely flat? if the road slopes sideways, any car will pull to that side usually

if there is a wheel alignment issue, the car will keep pulling to one side all the time
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Hi all,

Thanks a lot for your responses.It is a Quadrajet.

I did a short test drive of the new car and I faced two issues

-Car steering veers sometimes to the right and sometimes to the left when the steering is left alone on straight road.

-Slight sound when pressing the clutch on the second and third gears.

How serious are these problems and can they be recitied by the dealer

Thanks
hdi
I have already told you my opinion about the quadrajet. But if you have made up your mind to buy the QJD, I would suggest pick another piece. This piece seems to be one of those that have been pushed through the QC process inspite of issues.
Buying a Tata car has become like buying vegetables. You need to inspect and buy a good piece, and need to be lucky to get a good piece.

Another thing is after so many doubts already in your mind are you sure you will have peace of mind after buying the car? Give a hard thought, After all you are spending a lot of hard earned money.

Cheers,
Nitin

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