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Old 15th June 2009, 09:59   #241
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Yes my Car and the demo car in VST Motors are Feb 2009 batch cars.
In my perspective,Car manufactured before march 2009 has this towing hook.
Specially made for people like me ,though it won't use anytime for sure.
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Will have to check my car though I do not remember noticing anything like this on rear bumper
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Immediately checked my linea after reading this. Fortunately mine has tow place holders both at the front and the back, you guys almost gave me a scare.
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Old 15th June 2009, 11:38   #244
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Just got a call from FIAT,Pune for my feedback on Service end.
I told each and every niggling issues i have been faced so far.
They asked me the rating between 1 and 10 for some set of questions.
They too noted down my issues like not cleaning well and handling the car by the Service Guys.
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My guess is that it's something to do with batches; only the earlier ones seems to have it.,
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What i got after browsing through reviews is that anyone who purchased their car after march have this towing hook in rear bumper.
Here are the threads

1. Viking got delivery on 13 feb and no towing hook even in silver car

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...iat-linea.html (Fiat Linea)

2.luky 13 got delivery on 16 march and has towing hook on silver car.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...ed-desire.html

3. Pranava got his Linea on 30th march and has the towing hook in place.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...ce-review.html (My Linea Thread - Driving Experience and review)

4. I got my Linea on 8 April and have the towing hook

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...k-me-away.html

5. Jaisha took delivery on 23rd April and has towing hook in place on his white linea

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...cal-white.html.


The list is enough for now, what conclusion do you make people?
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hey coolboy, when did you notice the towing hook on my car, photos eh? I was too lazy to take a look. LOL thanks
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Someone has got his dates and data bang on target, good work with the Linea tracker. Keep it up
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hey coolboy, when did you notice the towing hook on my car, photos eh? I was too lazy to take a look. LOL thanks
I went through all 7-8 threads to check this issue and am sure that this hook is present in NEWER BATCHES BECAUSE :

Jaisha has vocal white color which was launched as the last color and should be of the latest batch and it has the towing hook.
Older batches dont have this towing hook.

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Someone has got his dates and data bang on target, good work with the Linea tracker. Keep it up
Am very suspicious type man (initial linea owners characteristics) who look at everything with a microscope, i went till page 8-9 of initial owner thread to check all LINEAS

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What i got after browsing through reviews is that anyone who purchased their car after march have this towing hook in rear bumper.
Here are the threads

1. Viking got delivery on 13 feb and no towing hook even in silver car

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...iat-linea.html (Fiat Linea)

2.luky 13 got delivery on 16 march and has towing hook on silver car.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...ed-desire.html

3. Pranava got his Linea on 30th march and has the towing hook in place.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...ce-review.html (My Linea Thread - Driving Experience and review)

4. I got my Linea on 8 April and have the towing hook

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...k-me-away.html

5. Jaisha took delivery on 23rd April and has towing hook in place on his white linea

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...cal-white.html.


The list is enough for now, what conclusion do you make people?
Manmachine,Redone,Geeash and sathya bought their cars after april only.they don't have towing hook in their cars.STRANGE
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Just checked my thread & pics I uploaded. Doesn't look like that my car has a tow-hook in rear bumper.
And I took delivery on 9th Apr
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Manmachine,Redone,Geeash and sathya bought their cars after april only.they don't have towing hook in their cars.STRANGE
See sathya has bought a dynamic model and it can be old stock because my dealer had atleast 3=4 silver Linea dynamics at his stockyard and not even one 1 emotion pack.

Jaisha's car cant be feb production as its the latest color and has to be produced after these other colors which can be jan feb manufactured.
I was using this logic and told you.
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I got the delivery on 22 april. I dont have that in mine. How come it is missing?. Something very strange!!!. Should have a word with the dealership i think..........
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Hi,

Did you with / without the rear tow hook cover get the attachment to be put in to actually tow the vehicle?

Further all of who can check whether there is any 'tow' arrangement at all?

Towing arrangements front and rear are mandatory now, I guess.
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Just checked my thread & pics I uploaded. Doesn't look like that my car has a tow-hook in rear bumper.
And I took delivery on 9th Apr
i just dashed home and got down from my car as i read this and logged into to tbhp to see my posts too to see if there is the tow hook in my car. havent found in any of the pictures yet
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I dont think it is with old/new stock. I had got my car in april 22nd. It was from the new batch. still there is no bumper hook and the chrome beadings are still falling. I will check with the dealers. If i dont get a reply properly i am going to ask them to replace my car with a new car with bumper hook....
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